Industry & Services >> Analyst Interviews >> October 3, 2011

Scale Is Key For Business Development Companies – Sanjay Sakhrani – Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc.

Sanjay Sakhrani is a Senior Vice President and Analyst covering the specialty finance sector in the equity research department at Keefe, Bruyette & Woods, Inc., with specific focus on credit card issuing and payments companies, as well as business development companies. Before KBW, Mr. Sakhrani was at Calyon Securities, a subsidiary of Credit Agricole S.A., where he followed the specialty and mortgage finance sectors. He also spent five years in Citigroup Inc.'s U.S. equity research department's specialty and mortgage finance team. Mr. Sakhrani has a B.S. in finance from St. John's University and an MBA from Cornell University. Profile
TWST: What is your coverage in the BDCs?

Mr. Sakhrani: I cover about six BDCs and my associate covers two additional BDCs, so our team covers eight BDCs in total.

TWST: What are the major investment