Summary: Sensata Technologies B.V. Aug 06
- ID: 2127425
- August 2006
- Standard & Poors
The ratings on Attleboro, Mass.-based Sensata Technologies B.V. (Sensata) primarily reflect the company's highly leveraged financial profile. The company has a highly leveraged balance sheet and thin cash-flow protection that resulted from Bain Capital LLC's leveraged acquisition of the company in April 2006. Sensata's highly leveraged financial profile more than offsets the company's satisfactory business profile, which is characterized by strong market positions, stable operating margins, and cash flow generation and good customer diversity. Formerly a division of Texas Instruments Inc., Sensata is composed of two business units that manufacture highly engineered electronic sensors and controls products, generating over $1.0 billion per year in revenue. The company's products are sold into mature, cyclical end markets that grow primarily at GDP-like...
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- Sensata Technologies B.V.
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