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Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH Jul 11
Standard & Poors, July 2011
High creditworthiness of major assets. Portfolio liquidity supported by high portion of listed assets. Strategic influence on subsidiaries' operations and dividend policy, supported by majority or controlling stakes. Stability in ownership structure and clear separation between family shareholders and management. Concentration of portfolio on Metro AG and Celesio AG. Majority stakes reduce portfolio liquidity and put into question willingness to sell. Exposure to volatile equity markets. The ratings on Germany-based operating holding company Franz Haniel & Cie (FHC) reflect Standard & Poor's Rating Services' view of the adequate credit quality of its portfolio of listed and financial investments. On March 31, 2011, the estimated market value of FHC's portfolio was about -8.9 billion, including a limited amount of intercompany debt...
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Franz Haniel & Cie GmbH