- Published: January 2011
Industry Report Card: European Regulated Utilities Remain In Good Shape Despite Extensive Investment Programs Nov 10
- Published: November 2010
- Standard & Poors
The outlook for Europe's regulated utilities is broadly stable, in Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' view, reflecting a sector characterized by excellent business risk profiles. We believe the companies that we rate in the sector benefit from monopoly-like operations as providers of services that are both essential and of strategic national importance. However, we think there remains a need for significant capital expenditure across much of the sector, and any debt-financed investments are likely to weaken debt-protection measures in the future. The European universe of regulated utilities consists of water companies, transmission system operators (TSOs), and distribution network operators (DNOs)--the latter two of which we refer to collectively as T&Ds. We currently include 37 rated entities in this sector. We...
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