Business Development Companies

Business development companies face a lot of questions. Are your valuations accurate and supportable? Are you calculating management and incentive fees correctly? With intensifying focus from the Securities and Exchange Commission, are you effectively managing your regulatory risks? What about registered investment company status and taxes? RSM offers answers powered by advising over 1,500 investment vehicles, including business development companies (BDCs), private equity funds, Small Business Investment Company (SBIC) funds, commodity pools and publicly traded and private investment funds. We can transform those answers into solutions for you through a broad range of assurance, tax and consulting services. 

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RSM helps BDC gain more robust and accurate asset valuations

Learn how RSM’s technical and financial services industry knowledge helped a BDC navigate their valuation prior to listing on the NASDAQ.

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Join us at the Nasdaq MarketSite to network with colleagues and hear discussion about the latest issues affecting business development companies.

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IRS issues guidance for BDCs and Mutual Funds

The IRS recently issued guidance regarding the treatment of part cash/part stock distributions of regulated investment companies.

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BDC Roundtable in Washington: 7 key takeaways

Learn about the seven key takeaways from the 14th annual 2017 BDC Roundtable, held by the law firm Eversheds Sutherland in Washington.

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2017 Trends in Business Development Companies

Join us at the Nasdaq MarketSite to listen to live panel discussions about the latest issues affecting business development companies.

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Events / Webcasts


Middle Market Executive Summit—Chicago

  • November 09, 2018


Taxes and technology for the financial services industry

  • July 11, 2018