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Australian Toll Road Projects Have Investment-Grade Potential Aug 02 Product Image

Australian Toll Road Projects Have Investment-Grade Potential Aug 02

  • Published: August 2002
  • Region: Australia
  • Standard & Poors

Abstract
MELBOURNE (Standard & Poor's) Aug. 29, 2002--Standard & Poor's today highlighted the relative success of the Australian toll-road sector while releasing its in-house research that identifies and quantifies the pitfalls affecting traffic forecasts of toll-road projects. Through the study, based on the review of 32 toll facilities in the U.S., the U.K., and Asia, Standard & Poor's has developed an analytical tool-the Traffic Risk Index-to assist in interpreting traffic forecasts and the uncertainty that may surround a start-up toll road. With three greenfield toll roads slated for construction in Sydney in the next year or two, the study provides valuable insights to financiers and investors alike in identifying the risks in forecasting traffic trends. "Relative to global trends, the privately...

Companies mentioned in this report are: Australia (Commonwealth of) (Unsolicited Ratings)
Action: S&P Event

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