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Mitel Networks Corp. Jun 11
Standard & Poors, June 2011
Competitive intensity from large telephone equipment vendors Narrow product and target market focus (small-to-midsize businesses [SMB]) Market conditions in the company's target market remain difficult Profitability has been weak in recent quarters Limited financial flexibility given tight covenant headroom Still-healthy market position in the SMB internet protocol (IP) telephony segment Enterprise IP telephony market has attractive long-term growth potential Stabilized revenue despite difficult market conditions Operations should generate positive cash flow in the near term The ratings on Ottawa-based telecommunications equipment provider Mitel Networks Corp. reflect what Standard & Poor's Ratings Services considers the company's vulnerable business risk profile given its weak operating performance; evolving strategic direction; reliance on still credit-constrained small and midsize business (SMB) customers; and operation in...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Mitel Networks Corp.,Mitel Networks Inc.,Inter-Tel Inc.
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Mitel Networks Corp.,Mitel Networks Inc.,Inter-Tel Inc.