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Research Update: LSP Madison Funding LLC's $750 Mil. Term Loan Assigned Prelim. 'BB+' Rating; Stable Outlook Jun 12
Standard & Poors, June 2012
U.S. power generation company LSP Madison Funding LLC proposes to issue a $750 million secured term loan facility to recapitalize a portfolio of gas-fired and hydro generation assets currently owned by LS Power Equity Partners II L.P. The borrower has an option to issue an incremental $50 million first-lien working capital facility. We have assumed this option is taken and to account for this we have included an additional $50 million of debt in our credit metrics. We are assigning our preliminary 'BB+' long-term rating to the first-lien facilities. In addition, we are assigning preliminary recovery ratings to the term loan and optional working capital facility. The stable rating outlook reflects our expectations that the project's more stable revenue streams,...
Companies mentioned in this report are: LSP Madison Funding LLC
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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