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Research Update: FelCor Lodging Trust Corporate Credit Rating Cut To ?B+?, Reflecting Worsening Economic Trends
Standard & Poors, October 2008
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On Oct. 21, 2008, Standard & Poor's Rating Services lowered its corporate credit rating on Irving, Texas-based FelCor Lodging Trust Inc. to 'B+' from 'BB-'. At the same time, we removed the ratings from CreditWatch with negative implications, where they were placed on Aug. 1, 2008. The outlook is negative. At the same time we assigned our '2' recovery rating to FelCor Lodging L.P.'s $215 million floating-rate senior secured notes and outstanding $300 million 8.5% senior secured notes, both due in 2011. Both notes issues and the company's revolving line of credit (unrated) are secured by a pledge of the limited partner interest in FelCor Lodging L.P. and rank pari passu. The assigned recovery rating of '2' indicates that lenders...
Companies mentioned in this report are: FelCor Lodging Trust Inc.,FelCor Lodging L.P.
Action: Outlook: Negative
Action: Removed From CreditWatch
FelCor Lodging Trust Inc.,FelCor Lodging L.P.