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Research Update: Alliance HealthCare's $590M Secured Credit Facility Rated 'BB-' (Recovery Rating: 3); Rating Outlook Revised To Negative Jun 11
Standard & Poors, June 2011
U.S. diagnostic imaging and radiation oncology services company Alliance HealthCare is refinancing its credit facility. We are assigning the proposed $590 million senior secured loan our 'BB-' issue-level rating with a recovery rating of '3'. At the same time, we are revising our rating outlook on the company to negative from stable, while affirming the 'BB-' corporate credit rating. Our negative outlook reflects the potential for a continued downward slide in profitability. On June 16, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned ratings to Newport Beach, Calif.-based Alliance HealthCare Services proposed $590 million senior secured credit facilities, consisting of a $470 million term loan B due 2018 and a $120 million revolving credit facility due 2016. We rated the facilities...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Alliance HealthCare Services
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Negative
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