BFC Solmetex LLC: Added To Underperformers

Privately-held filtration company BFC Solmetex LLC has been added to the BDC Credit Reporter’s underperforming list in the IIQ 2020 with a Corporate Credit Rating of 3.

Stellus Capital (SCM) – one of two BDCs with exposure alongside Crescent Capital (CCAP) – has discounted the 9/26/2023 first lien Term Loan to the company by (15%), from close to par in the prior period. No explanation was given. CCAP, which is involved in the same tranche, will probably follow suit when IIQ 2020 results are published. Total BDC exposure at cost is $21mn or so, and investment income involved about $1.8mn.