Fitch Ratings has published a 36-page company report on Dean Foods Company, the latest in Fitch's recurring 'Spotlight Series' of leveraged finance reports.
Fitch's Spotlight Series of company reports provide in-depth credit analysis on a high-profile U.S. leveraged issuer with a significant amount of debt and/or complex capital structure. In addition to the operating, liquidity and financial analysis, the report also provides:
-- Capital Structure analysis with debt diagrams;
-- Recovery Analysis;
-- Detailed debt document summaries;
-- Industry Risk, Market Structure and Competition; and
-- Summary of Corporate Governance Issues.
Previous Spotlight Series reports include:
-- MGM Resorts International (Feb. 2, 2012)
-- Energy Future Holdings Corp. (Oct. 27, 2011)
-- Del Monte Corporation (Nov. 17, 2011)
-- Sprint Nextel Corp. Spotlight (Oct. 26, 2011)
-- HCA, Inc. (Oct. 11, 2011)
-- Toys 'R' Us, Inc. (Sept. 29, 2011)
Upcoming Spotlight Series reports include:
-- Nielsen Company B.V. (to be published today)
-- First Data Corporation
-- Clear Channel Communications, Inc.
-- Calpine Corporation
The full report 'Dean Foods Company' as well as 'Fitch 50 - Structural Profiles of 50 Leveraged Credits' are available on the Fitch web site at:
Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'
Applicable Criteria and Related Research:
U.S. Leveraged Finance Spotlight -- MGM Resorts International
U.S. Leveraged Finance Spotlight -- Energy Future Holdings Corp.
U.S. Leveraged Finance Spotlight -- Del Monte Corporation
U.S. Leveraged Finance Spotlight -- Sprint Nextel Corp.
U.S. Leveraged Finance Spotlight -- HCA, Inc.
U.S. Leveraged Finance Spotlight -- Toys 'R' Us, Inc.
Carla Norfleet Taylor, CFA, +1-312-368-3195
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Chicago, IL 60602
Wesley E. Moultrie, CPA, +1-312-368-3186
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