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Business Development Bank of Canada

A government-owned corporation in Canada that provides financing, advisory, and venture capital services for small businesses and start-ups. The BDC helps promote economic growth, particularly for exporters and technology companies. Bonds issued by the BDC are guaranteed by the Canadian government. It was established as the Industrial Development Bank in 1944.
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BDC has taken small steps to make sure the production needs of members are met and, with that in mind, diversification has grown to include propane, small engines, tire and light automotive repairs, fuel, a custom spraying application, lime spreading, fertilizer, nutrient consulting and all the hardware items needed to keep our members' farms or other small businesses going.
Also complicating the disposal of BDC interests is the fact that the corporation is a minority shareholder in the companies.
Since raising its first BDC in 2013, The Carlyle Groups Direct Lending team has invested more than $6.9 billion in approximately 250 transactions across 30 industries as of September 30, 2018.
The transaction is expected to add scale to the BDC platform, increase operational efficiencies, create a stronger balance sheet and improve portfolio diversification.
The bill's supporters argue that the higher leverage limit will increase the availability of lending to the middle market and view a leverage increase as a means to increase portfolio credit quality, seniority and liquidity while improving BDC equity returns.
DETERMINED to stem the tide of falling value of the naira and even shore up its exchange rate, Central Bank of Nigeria (CBN) has approved an upward review of the trading margin available to operators of Bureau De Change (BDC) in the country.
It has 3.7 inches of eye relief, and it comes with Nikon's Advanced BDC reticle.
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Five Bulgarian lawmakers from the Bulgarian Democratic Center (BDC)'s parliamentary group are to submit their requests to leave it, one of the MPs has said.
They claim they have been waiting for their salaries since July from their former employer, the Bahrain Dredging Company (BDC) Blue WLL.