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Clayton Williams Energy Inc.'s Proposed Unsecured Notes Assigned 'B' Rating (Recovery Rating: 4) Mar 11
Standard & Poors, March 2011
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) March 7, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today assigned issue-level and recovery ratings to Clayton Williams Energy Inc.'s proposed $300 million senior unsecured notes due 2019. The issue-level rating is 'B' (the same as the corporate credit rating). The recovery rating on this debt is '4', indicating our expectation of average (30%-50%) recovery in the event of a payment default. "Our recovery analysis incorporates Clayton Williams Energy's plans to use the proceeds from the proposed notes offering to tender for its $225 million 7.75% senior unsecured notes and to repay part of its outstanding balances under its secured revolving credit facility," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Patrick Lee. Please see the updated recovery report...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Clayton Williams Energy Inc.
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