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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.
  • Cabot Corp.
  • Foamex L.P.
  • Kraton Polymers LLC
  • Olin Corp.
  • Socotherm Americas 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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- Ashland Inc.
- Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.
- Cabot Corp.
- The Dow Chemical Co.
- DuPont (E.I.) De Nemours & Co.
- NewMarket Corp.
- FMC Corp.
- Ferro Corp.
- Hercules Inc.
- Occidental Chemical Corp.
- The Lubrizol Corp.
- Olin Corp.
- PPG Industries Inc.
- Rohm and Haas Co.
- Sherwin-Williams Co.
- Union Carbide Corp.
- Celanese Americas LLC
- Flint Hills Resources L.P.
- Imperial Chemical Industries Ltd.
- Great Lakes Chemical Corp.
- Terra Industries Inc.
- Burmah Castrol Inc.
- Sterling Chemicals Inc.
- Akzo Nobel N.V.
- Ecolab Inc.
- Atlantis Plastics Inc.
- The BOC Group PLC
- CNA Holdings LLC
- Valhi Inc.
- Lyondell Chemical Co.
- Orica Ltd.
- Axiall Corp.
- Morton International Inc.
- BASF SE
- Solvay S.A.
- Burmah Castrol PLC
- Phosphate Resource Partners L.P.
- BASF Corp.
- Mosaic Global Holdings Inc.
- Praxair Inc.
- Dow Chemical Co. 1992-A Pass Through Trusts
- RPM International Inc.
- Foamex L.P.
- Entreprise Miniere et Chimique
- BOC Ltd.
- BOC Gases Finance Ltd.
- Orica Finance Ltd.
- Methanex Corp.
- Huntsman LLC
- Eastman Chemical Co.
- Koppers Inc.
- The Scotts Miracle-Gro Co.
- Cytec Industries Inc.
- Polymer Group Inc.
- Acetex Corp.
- NOVA Chemicals Corp.
- Westlake Chemical Corp.
- Potash Corp. of Saskatchewan Inc.
- Airgas Inc.
- Texas Petrochemicals L.P.
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- Sociedad Quimica y Minera de Chile S.A.
- International Specialty Products Inc.
- Unifrax Corp.
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- Basell Holdings B.V.
- Sika AG
- Solutia Inc.
- Mitsui Chemicals Inc.
- Sumitomo Chemical Co. Ltd.
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- Shin-Etsu Chemical Co. Ltd.
- Ciba Inc.
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- Pliant Corp.
- Innospec Inc.
- MacDermid Inc.
- Norwood Promotional Products Inc.
- Wellman Inc.
- L'Air Liquide S.A.
- INVISTA B.V.
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- Sensient Technologies Corp.
- Equistar Chemicals L.P.
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- United Industries Corp.
- GenTek Inc.
- Royster-Clark Inc.
- Avecia Group PLC
- Huntsman International LLC
- Valspar Corp.
- Linde AG
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- OMNOVA Solutions Inc.
- Celanese AG
- Chemtura Corp.
- International Flavors & Fragrances Inc.
- Kaneka Corp.
- Solutia Europe S.A./N.V.
- JSR Corp.
- Lucite International Group Holdings Ltd.
- Rhodia
- OM Group Inc.
- Huntsman Corp.
- DIC Corporation
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- Chevron Phillips Chemical Co. LLC
- PolyOne Corp.
- Monsanto Co.
- Resolution Performance Products LLC
- Syngenta AG
- Kraton Polymers LLC
- Solvay Indupa S.A.I.C.
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- Ineos Group Holdings S.A.
- Rockwood Specialties Group Inc.
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- Albemarle Corp.
- MetoKote Corp.
- Braskem S.A.
- International Specialty Holdings Inc.
- Flint Hills Resources LLC
- Sigma-Aldrich Corp.
- Kleopatra Lux 1 S.a.r.l
- Evonik Degussa GmbH
- Socotherm Americas S.A.
- Formosa Plastics Corp.
- Fuller (H.B.) Co.
- Kronos International Inc.
- Houghton International Inc.
- Teijin Ltd.
- Mitsubishi Rayon Co. Ltd.
- Kuraray Co. Ltd.
- Tosoh Corp.
- Mitsubishi Gas Chemical Co. Inc.
- Nitto Denko Corp.
- Huntsman Advanced Materials LLC
- Diversey Holdings Inc.
- Nalco Co.
- Ineos Vinyls Ltd.
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- Continental Chemical Holdings Ltd.
- OAO Plastcard
- Cognis GmbH
- LBC Holdings LLC
- Grupo Centek, S.A. de C.V.
- ThermaClime Inc.
- Celanese US Holdings LLC
- Supresta LLC
- SICPA Holding S.A.
- Almatis Holding B.V.
- Resolution Specialty Materials LLC
- Innophos Inc.
- Crystal U.S. Holdings 3 LLC
- Kraton Performance Polymers Inc.
- The Mosaic Co.
- LANXESS AG
- Propex Inc.
- Koppers Holdings Inc.
- Yara International ASA
- Cognis Holding GmbH
- PQ Corp.
- Innophos Investments Holdings Inc.
- EuroChem Mineral and Chemical Co. OJSC
- PTT Chemical Public Co. Ltd.
- SNPE S.A.
- Saudi Basic Industries Corp.
- Fertibras S.A.
- CF Industries Inc.
- Tronox Inc.
- Clariant AG
- Kazanorgsintez OJSC
- SABIC Europe B.V.
- Covalence Specialty Materials Corp.
- Mitsubishi Chemical Holdings Corp. (Unsolicited Ratings)
- FiberVisions Delaware Corp.
- AGY Holding Corp.
- Unifrax Holding Co.
- SPCM S.A.
- Mexichem S.A.B. de C.V.
- Treofan Holdings GmbH
- Arr-Maz Custom Chemicals Inc.
- Reichhold Industries Inc.
- Momentive Performance Materials Inc.
- PNA Intermediate Holding Corp.
- Sociedad de Inversiones Pampa Calichera S.A.
- AZ Chem Intermediate Inc.
- AZ Chem US Inc.
- Qatar Fertiliser Company (Q.S.C.C)
- CPG Finance Inc.
- Millennium Inorganic Chemicals
- Arclin Canada Ltd.
- SABIC Innovative Plastics Holding B.V.
- Petropack S.A.
- Companhia Providencia Industria e Comercio
- Allen-Vanguard Corp.
- LG Chem Ltd.
- K+S AG
- Incitec Pivot Ltd.
- PT Chandra Asri Petrochemical Tbk.
- Kerling PLC
- China Lumena New Materials Corp.
- BASF Speciality Chemicals Holding GmbH
- Silicatos Especiales S.A. de C.V.
- Atanor S.C.A.
- Ineos Holdings Ltd.
- Formosa Chemicals & Fibre Corp.
- Nan Ya Plastics Corp.
- Toray Industries Inc.
- Sumitomo Bakelite Co. Ltd.
- BorsodChem Rt
- Petroquimica Uniao S.A.
- International Petroleum Investment Co.

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