Strategic Analysis of Alternative Powertrain Technologies in the European Diesel Locomotive and Railcar Market
- Language: English
- 135 Pages
- Published: November 2011
- Region: Europe
Trends for global transportation equipment leasing sectors mirror those of global economy and world trade, according to a panel on global transportation equipment leasing, hosted by Standard & Poor's Ratings Services. The panelists believe that the leasing sectors (aircraft, marine cargo containers, and railcars) face uncertainty regarding a sustained recovery in operating performance as we ring in 2012. Sovereign debt issues in Europe and the prospect of cooling emerging market economies such as China, weigh on the sectors. Since the leasing businesses are capital intensive, how they deal with the reduction in available funding sources caused by the retrenching of European banks will be key in 2012. The panelists agree that the debt capital markets, in the form of securitization...
Standard and Poors RatingsXpress Credit Research provides in-depth coverage of international corporates, financial institutions, insurance companies, utilities, sovereigns and structured finance programs. RatingsXpress Credit Research lets users determine the credit rating of holdings and identify key factors underlying an issuer's creditworthiness, distinguishes the different risk exposures for new and existing deals, and provides an understanding of how their analysts interpret key regulatory, political and environmental events and their economic impact.
Research Type: Commentary
Criteria articles describe the thought process and methodology Standard & Poor's analysts use in determining ratings. These commentary pieces discuss both the quantitative (economic and financial) and qualitative (business analysis and caliber of management) aspects of the analysis, as well as legal issues.
SHOW LESS READ MORE >