S&P: Changing Market Conditions For U.S. Leveraged Credit?

S&P said in a report that the change in guidance from policymakers on market liquidity and resulting sagging investor sentiment dampened the U.S. leverage finance market in June, with a number of transactions pulled.

Despite Lender Hopes and Enhanced Liquidity, ABL New Money Remains Limited in 2010

The article title says it all … lenders were poised to do more business in the second quarter of 2010, yet there was limited dealflow to support a robust or even steady pipeline caused at least in part by the high-yield bond market, which pulled back mid-quarter. In short, lenders were left to their own devices to find enough deals to keep them active.