The Sri Lankan Defense Industry - Market Opportunities and Entry Strategies Analyses and Forecasts to 2015
- Published: April 2011
- Region: Sri Lanka
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Monopoly electricity distribution assets Regulated cash flows Efficient, low-cost electricity distributor Limited customer concentration Expected moderate increase in contribution from unregulated business and higher leverage Mature service territory with limited demand growth and exposure to cyclical industries Lack of access to equity markets The ratings on Horizon Holdings Inc. (HHI) reflect what Standard & Poor's Ratings Services views as the excellent business risk profile of the company's key subsidiary, Horizon Utilities Corp. (Horizon or the utility; not rated), which is the low-risk regulated monopoly electricity distribution business (local distribution company [LDC]). The LDC benefits from supportive regulation and predictable operating cash flow. The ratings also reflect our expectation that the added capital expenditure requirements could result in higher debt in...
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