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Usina Vista Alegre LTDA Dec 11 Product Image

Usina Vista Alegre LTDA Dec 11

  • Published: December 2011
  • Standard & Poors

Abstract
Competitive logistic costs because of its favorable location and high vertical integration; Stabilizing revenues and EBITDA from biomass cogeneration; and Favorable supply-demand fundamentals for sugar and ethanol for at least the next two crop seasons. Limited size and low product diversification; Exposure to volatile sugar and ethanol prices; and Sizable short-term debt and high refinancing risks. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' ratings on Brazil-based sugar and ethanol company Usina Vista Alegre LTDA (UVA) reflect its limited size and its low product diversification in the highly volatile sugar and ethanol industry. Relevant weaknesses include the company's high financial leverage (as a result of investments in production expansion, in biomass energy cogeneration, and in a sugarcane greenfield project through an affiliate company),...

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Action: Review

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