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Broadlands Finance Ltd. Lowered To ?CC? And Placed On CreditWatch Negative On Pending Risk Of Selective Default Dec 11 Product Image

Broadlands Finance Ltd. Lowered To ?CC? And Placed On CreditWatch Negative On Pending Risk Of Selective Default Dec 11

  • ID: 2029635
  • December 2011
  • Standard & Poors

Abstract
MELBOURNE (Standard & Poor's) Dec. 9, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it has lowered its long-term issuer credit rating on New Zealand finance company Broadlands Finance Ltd. (BFL) to 'CC' from 'CCC', and placed it on CreditWatch with negative implications. The 'C' short-term issuer credit rating on BFL remains on CreditWatch with negative implications, where it was placed on Nov. 24, 2011. The rating actions reflect our criteria-based opinion that it is likely that BFL will selectively default on creditor obligations that are due to BFL's key shareholder, Mr. Anthony Radisich. This opinion is based on a deed that has been recently executed between BFL and its trustee company relating to: The waiver of all interest due...

Companies mentioned in this report are: Broadlands Finance Ltd.
Action: Downgraded
Action: On CreditWatch:Negative

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