Starwood Becomes First Rising Star Of 2012, Article Says Mar 12
- ID: 2087641
- March 2012
- Standard & Poors
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) March 15, 2012--There has been one rising star, Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc., so far this year (through March 8), said an article published today by Standard & Poor's Global Fixed Income Research, titled "Rising Stars In Emerging And Developed Markets, Including The U.S. And Europe: A Slow Start For 2012." "When looking at this same time period in each of the past five years, we found that the median count of rising stars is eight," said Diane Vazza, head of Standard & Poor's Global Fixed Income Research. "By this time last year, there were eight new rising stars." We define rising stars as issuers that have been upgraded to investment grade from speculative...
Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Indonesia (Republic of)
- Starwood Hotels & Resorts Worldwide Inc.
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