SOURCE: Equity Markets Inc

August 11, 2011 09:00 ET

Europe & the Storm Ahead - Research Report on Ares Capital Corporation and Golub Capital BDC LLC

MACAU--(Marketwire - Aug 11, 2011) - Today, announced its research report highlighting Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC) and Golub Capital BDC LLC (NASDAQ: GBDC). Full content and research is available at

Continued confidence in long-term U.S. debt is defying S&P's recent downgrade. Treasury yields fell to their lowest level since January 1, 2011 as the market moved to "safe investments" weary of the storm clouds ahead. Winds can change however, as a last-minute move to save the U.S. from a historic default on its debt obligations. Attentions are now turned to the situation in Europe, with the health of the Euro in the balance; bankers are looking to prevent defaults on Italian and Spanish debt.

As a result of recent credit adjustments, opportunity is being marked for investors to take advantage of equities with high-margin and specialty products. Market-wise investors are carefully watching for value within equities boasting established pipelines and excellent growth prospects. As part of this process, the following companies have been introduced with initial research reports available online.

Equity Markets has reviewed Ares Capital Corporation as a specialty finance company that is a closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. Ares Capital's investment objective is to generate both current income and capital appreciation through debt and equity investments. The full research report on Ares Capital Corporation (NASDAQ: ARCC) is available here:

Equity Markets is covering Golub Capital BDC LLC as an externally managed, closed-end, non-diversified management investment company. It is a business development company that makes debt and minority equity investments in middle-market companies that are sponsored by private equity investors. The full research report on Golub Capital BDC LLC (NASDAQ: GBDC) is available here:

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