National Bank Holdings Corp.’s new specialty finance division, NBH Capital Finance, will focus on making loans to lower middle-market companies, executive vice president Chris Randall tells Mergers & Acquisitions. The lending market has shown increasing interest in the middle market and the lower middle market. The NBH announcement came on May 9, just one day after Fifth Street Finance Corp. (Nasdaq: FSC) bought an asset-based lender.

Why are new lending units, like NBH Capital, emerging in the lower middle market?

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