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Recovery Report: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc. Recovery Rating Profile Dec 10
Standard & Poors, December 2010
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has assigned issue-level and recovery ratings to Green Mountain Coffee Roasters' $1,450 million senior secured facilities. The company is a specialty coffee and coffee maker company. Along with a recent equity investment of $250 million from an Italian coffer roaster Luigi Lavazza, the proceeds from the issues have been used to fund the acquisition of Canadian coffer maker Van Houtte for $905 million, refinance existing debt, and pay fees and expenses. Our simulated default scenario contemplates a default in 2013 because of less than expected sales growth coupled with higher commodity costs. We believe the company would reorganize in the event of a default. The $1,450 million senior secured credit facilities consist of a five-year...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.
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Green Mountain Coffee Roasters Inc.