Industry Economic And Ratings Outlook: Cautious Consumer Spending To Slow U.S. Retail/Restaurant Ratings Improvement Jan 12
- Language: English
- Published: January 2012
- Region: United States
U.S. hamburger restaurant operator Steak n Shake issued a $130 million credit facility to fund an approximately $83 million dividend to its parent Biglari Holdings and to refinance existing debt. After receiving final documents and reviewing the terms, we are assigning our 'B' corporate credit rating to the company. We are also assigning a 'BB-' issue-level rating with a '1' recovery rating to the company's credit facility. The stable outlook reflects our expectations that stable operating performance and required debt reduction will enhance Steak n Shake's credit profile over the near term. NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) Oct. 6, 2011--Standard & Poor's Rating Services today assigned its 'B' corporate credit rating to Indianapolis-based Steak n Shake Operations Inc. The outlook...
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