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Six Flags Inc. 'B-' Corporate Credit Rating Remains On Watch Negative; Seven Parks To Be Sold Jan 07 Product Image

Six Flags Inc. 'B-' Corporate Credit Rating Remains On Watch Negative; Seven Parks To Be Sold Jan 07

  • ID: 1831832
  • January 2007
  • Standard & Poors

Abstract
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) Jan. 11, 2007--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that its ratings, including the 'B-' corporate credit rating, on Six Flags Inc. remain on CreditWatch with negative implications, where they were placed on Sept. 18, 2006. The CreditWatch update followed the company's announcement that it had reached an agreement to sell seven of its parks for $312 million. New York-based regional theme park owner and operator Six Flags had $2.5 billion of debt and preferred stock outstanding as of Sept. 30, 2006. The company stated that it will use the cash proceeds of the transaction, which is expected to be completed in March 2007, to reduce debt. "We remain concerned that debt reduction from the...

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- Six Flags Entertainment Corp.

Action: CreditWatch Update

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