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Near-Term Refinancing Needs Are Lower For North American Chemical Companies May 10 Product Image

Near-Term Refinancing Needs Are Lower For North American Chemical Companies May 10

  • ID: 1804588
  • May 2010
  • Region: North America, United States
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • Acetex Corp.
  • Celanese AG
  • Fuller (H.B.) Co.
  • L'Air Liquide S.A.
  • Orica Finance Ltd.
  • Solvay S.A.
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Abstract
The refinancing needs of North American chemical companies have declined since mid-2008 when refinancing risk was increasing as credit market conditions weakened (see "Weak Credit Market Conditions Increase Refinancing Risk For Several North American Chemical Companies," published Nov. 17, 2008). However, the current debt maturity profiles (based mainly on year-end 2009 published data) of these companies are less onerous. The improvement is because some chemical companies seized refinancing opportunities amid better credit market conditions during the past several quarters and improved their debt maturity profiles. Despite the general improvements across the sector on an aggregate basis, individual company-level data indicate that some companies have relatively high refinancing requirements. These instances of high refinancing needs could be potential areas of concern...

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