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As middle market lenders close remaining deals they have had in the works for the past few weeks, many are now asking what’s next? What does the forward calendar look like? How do I price deals moving forward given so much uncertainty? How do I value my portfolio given secondary bid levels are so volatile? How can we think about pricing risk when we can’t even do basic things like buy paper towels and yogurt?   This article was written by Fran Beyers, Head of Middle Market Analysis at Refinitiv LPC.


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