In 2013 Q1, BDCs might find themselves paying for a robust 2012 Q4 (when companies rushed to...

|By:, SA News Editor

In 2013 Q1, BDCs might find themselves paying for a robust 2012 Q4 (when companies rushed to close deals ahead of tax hikes). "Our deal pipeline in Q1 is much slower than it was last quarter," said Golub Capital (GBDC) CEO David Golub on the earnings call (transcript). "It's not anemic ... but there's no question that we and others in the market are feeling the full-forward effect of last quarter."