Financial Services >> Analyst Interviews >> May 30, 2014
Selling Within BDCs Opens Investment Opportunities as Fundamentals Remain Solid
Casey Alexander joined Gilford Securities Incorporated in February of 1996, and was named Director of Research in 2012, and is also a Special Situations Analyst. Mr. Alexander also has specialties covering business development companies and the golf-equipment industry, and has served as an expert witness in legal proceedings pertaining to the golf-equipment industry. Mr. Alexander has completed the SEC specific licensing requirements for Securities Analysts. Mr. Alexander currently serves on the board of directors of Gilford Securities Incorporated. Prior to joining Gilford Securities Incorporated, Mr. Alexander spent eight years with PaineWebber. During his tenure at PaineWebber, Mr. Alexander filled multiple roles including Head of Over-the-Counter Marketing, Divisional Sales Manager and Branch Manager. Mr. Alexander successfully completed the PaineWebber Equity Institute portfolio management program. Mr. Alexander has also been employed by Prudential Securities and E.F. Hutton during his 33-year career in the securities business. Mr. Alexander is the General Partner of Alexander Asset Advisors, L.L.C., and served as the Portfolio Manager of Calex Equity Partners, L.P. between 2005-2009. Mr. Alexander also serves on the board of directors of Half Hollow Hills Little League and is an honorary lifetime board member of Support for Talented Students, a non-profit organization located in Columbus, Ohio. Profile
TWST: Give us a quick big picture view of the BDCs. Is it a good time to be a BDC?
Mr. Alexander: Actually, that's a very timely question. I still think BDCs are an attractive way of