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CAP S.A. Feb 10 Product Image

CAP S.A. Feb 10

  • ID: 1872417
  • February 2010
  • Standard & Poors

FEATURED COMPANIES

  • CAP S.A.
  • Chile (Republic of)
  • Mitsubishi Corp.
  • MORE

Abstract
Leading market position in the Chilean steel industry Integrated production, with large reserves of iron ore and limestone Long-term commercial relationships with Asian iron ore importers Adequate debt maturity profile and good access to credit Operation in the cyclical iron ore and steel products industry Small scale and exposure to larger global competitors High cost structure from small scale and lower grade of ore than used by large competitors Volatile cash flow Weak debt service coverage in 2009 resulting from the global recession Aggressive expansion plans Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' rating on CAP S.A. reflects the company's strong competitive position as Chile's sole integrated steel producer, with annual sales of about 1.1 million tons of steel products; a leading...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- CAP S.A.
- Mitsubishi Corp.
- Chile (Republic of)

Action: Review

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Research Type: Full Analysis

- CAP S.A.
- Mitsubishi Corp.
- Chile (Republic of)

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