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Date: September 5, 2017
Category: Credit
Tags: markets

The Impact of Regulatory Reform on Middle Market Lending [Infographic]

How has the middle market fared with Dodd-Frank continuing to drop a pile of paperwork – and uncertainty – on the lending system? Let’s introduce you to America’s massive middle market – an “economy” bigger than Japan’s – and discuss the obstacles and successes of today’s alternative lending structure.

Middle market lending regulatory reform

1 Fox News. Economy lost more than 200,000 small businesses in recession, Census shows. 7/26/12.

2 The Economist. The mighty middle. 10/20/12.

3 Think Progress. 5 Numbers to Know as Dodd-Frank Celebrates Its 5th Birthday. 7/21/15.

4 CNBC. 5 biggest banks now own almost half the industry. 4/15/15.

5 Bloomberg. Bank Mergers Heading for Seven-Year High, Pushed by Costly Rules. 8/19/16.

6 CBS News. Shadow banking is growing fast – is that a threat? 3/9/17.

7 2015 CIA World Fact Book.

8 National Center for the Middle Market (estimate).

9 National Center for the Middle Market. 1Q 2017 Middle Market Indicator.

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