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ARCC

Ares Capital

$15.58

0.12 (0.78%)

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$59.61

-0.61 (-1.01%)

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Ares Capital, Varagon Capital to expand SDLP to $6.4B

Ares Capital Corporation (ARCC) and Varagon Capital Partners announced an increase in the investment capacity of their joint venture, the Senior Direct Lending Program, or SDLP, to approximately $6.4B from $2.9B. AIG (AIG), an existing investor in SDLP, increased its capital available to the program by $500M to $2.75B and another leading global insurance company newly made available $2B. Ares Capital and Varagon have agreed to make available an incremental approximately $1B on a pro rata basis based on their respective ownership of subordinated certificates in the SDLP.

ARCC

Ares Capital

$15.58

0.12 (0.78%)

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$59.61

-0.61 (-1.01%)

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ARCC Ares Capital
$15.58

0.12 (0.78%)

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OPCO
09/20/17
INITIATION
Target $18
OPCO
Outperform
Ares Capital initiated with an Outperform at Oppenheimer
Oppenheimer analyst L. Allison Taylor Rudary started Ares Capital with an Outperform rating and $18 price target, citing its excellent long-term track record and position as "arguably the premier" business development company.
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11/28/17
WEDB
11/28/17
INITIATION
Target $18
WEDB
Outperform
Ares Capital initiated with an Outperform at Wedbush
Wedbush analyst Henry Coffey started Ares Capital with an Outperform rating and $18 price target. The analyst believes the company has a "number of levers" that should drive investment yield growth in the coming quarters.
12/06/17
COMP
12/06/17
INITIATION
Target $17.5
COMP
Buy
Ares Capital initiated with a Buy at Compass Point
Compass Point initiated Ares Capital with a Buy and $17.50 price target.
AIG AIG
$59.61

-0.61 (-1.01%)

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WELS
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NO CHANGE
WELS
Outperform
Voya has other potential suitors, selloff unwarranted, says Wells Fargo
Wells Fargo analyst Sean Dargan does not think AIG's (AIG) acquisition today of Validus (VR) warrants a selloff in Voya Financial (VOYA) shares. Earlier this month, media reports indicated AIG was in talks to acquire Voya but that the talks broke down in November over price. There are other potential buyers for Voya's "go-forward business mix of investment management, retirement and group benefits," Dargan tells investors in a research note. One potential party that might be interested in Voya is Nippon Life of Japan, who publicly proclaimed a strategy of international acquisitions, the analyst contends. Dargan has an Outperform rating on Voya shares.
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KBWI
01/22/18
DOWNGRADE
KBWI
Market Perform
Validus downgraded to Market Perform from Outperform at Keefe Bruyette
Keefe Bruyette analyst Meyer Shields downgraded Validus (VR) following the takeover by AIG (AIG).
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BOFA
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UPGRADE
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Buy
AIG upgraded to Buy from Neutral at BofA/Merrill
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02/09/18
UPGRADE
Target $70

Buy
AIG upgraded to Buy following Q4 report, share pullback at BofA/Merrill
As previously reported, BofA/Merrill upgraded AIG to Buy from Neutral and raised its price target to $70 from $65. Analyst Jay Cohen said the Q4 report was encouraging, especially in the US commercial insurance segment, and expects cleaner earnings in 2018 and 2019. The analyst modestly raised estimates and views the recent pullback with the market as a buying opportunity.

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