Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> May 29, 2014

BDCs Exploit Competitive Advantage in the Lending Market for Better Returns than Banks

Ward, Troy
Troy Ward joined Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., in 2013 from Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., where he worked since 2007, and is a Managing Director covering specialty finance based out of the St. Louis, Missouri office. Prior to joining Stifel, Nicolaus & Co., Inc., Mr. Ward was an Analyst with A.G. Edwards and an Assistant Director at Southern Illinois University Foundation. Mr. Ward is a graduate of Southern Illinois University and earned an MBA from Saint Louis University. Profile
TWST: What is your coverage in the BDC space?

Mr. Ward: Greg Mason and I co-cover the sector, and we cover 30 BDCs. I started covering this space in 2000, when there were only a few