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Research Update: Orchard Supply Hardware LLC Assigned 'B' Corporate Credit Rating; Senior Secured Term Loan Also Rated 'B' Mar 11
Standard & Poors, March 2011
Negative trends for U.S. hardware retailer Orchard Supply Hardware LLC due to weak housing markets and economic conditions in California are moderating. We expect declines in operating results will be limited in 2011. We are assigning a 'B' corporate credit rating to Orchard Supply Hardware LLC and a 'B' issue rating with a '4' recovery rating to its existing $174 million senior secured term loan due 2013. The stable outlook reflects our expectations that Orchard will maintain adequate cushion under the financial covenants and that credit measure will remain adequate for the rating despite some deterioration due to weak sales. On March 31, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'B' corporate credit rating to San Jose, Calif.-based Orchard...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Orchard Supply Hardware LLC
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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