Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> November 27, 2012

Macro Drivers Enable a Positive Outlook for Middle Market BDCs

Burch, Jasper
Jasper Burch is a specialty finance equities Research Analyst at Macquarie Group Limited, covering the agency mortgage REITs, business development companies and mortgage insurers. Mr. Burch joined Macquarie in December 2009. Prior to Macquarie, Mr. Burch worked at Fox-Pitt, Kelton, covering specialty finance companies. Mr. Burch earned a B.S. in mathematics and economics from St. Lawrence University, where he graduated summa cum laude, with honors. Profile
TWST: What is the environment like for BDCs right now? How are things going overall?

Mr. Burch: I think it’s a very attractive environment, especially when you start looking at