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The Lead Left is our industry-leading capital markets newsletter and the premier source for information on trends in the middle market finance space.

The Lead Left is distributed weekly to over 30,000 readers in financial services.

Its research, data, and industry interviews are read by hundreds of senior decision makers among the top providers of debt financing to middle market companies as well as investors in middle market senior loans and private equity sponsors. Since 2008, The Lead Left has been a well-respected resource for top U.S. private equity firms.

The Lead Left is the leading source of original research on the middle market asset class.

The Lead Left is an industry thought leader frequently sought out by major media outlets, including BloombergThe New York TimesThe Wall Street JournalDow JonesFortune.comIDD, and The Deal. Our exclusive content providing partners include Thomson Reuters LPC, S&P/LCD, Markit, and PitchBook.

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