Recovery Report: PolyOne Corp.'s Recovery Rating Profile Mar 08

  • ID: 2086582
  • March 2008
  • Standard & Poors
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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today assigned recovery ratings to PolyOne Corp.'s unsecured notes, while leaving the issue-level rating on this debt unchanged. The issue-level rating on PolyOne's 8.875% notes due 2012 is 'B+' (the same as the corporate credit rating on the company), and a recovery rating of '4' was assigned to this debt, indicating the expectation for average (30% to 50%) recovery in the event of a payment default. PolyOne also has a guarantee and security agreement and several unsecured debt issuances, which we do not rate. Our simulated default scenario envisions business declines over the next few years due to the company's high concentration in the housing and auto sectors, which account for approximately one-third of its...

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