Orthopaedic Hospital and Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital Foundn, CA Bonds Raised To 'BBB+' Aug 07
- ID: 2045296
- August 2007
- Standard & Poors
DALLAS (Standard & Poor's) Aug. 30, 2007--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its underlying rating (SPUR) on California Statewide Communities Development Authority's $51.8 million series 2000 certificates of participation (COPs), issued for the Orthopaedic Hospital (OH) and Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation, to 'BBB+' from 'BBB'. The upgrade reflects a stronger balance sheet and improved operating performance following the July 2005 transfer of inpatient services to Santa Monica UCLA Medical Center and Orthopaedic Hospital, and the fiscal 2006 sale of the downtown land and building, which formerly housed OH inpatient and related operations. The outlook is stable. "While the hospital continued to generate operating losses in fiscal 2006, support provided by the obligated Los Angeles Orthopaedic Hospital Foundation and significant...
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- California Statewide Communities Dev Auth
Action: Outlook: Stable
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