Latest Fitch Group Stories

2008-11-11 15:00:22

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' rating to approximately $196.6 million of Wisconsin Health and Educational Facilities Authority revenue bonds, series 2008A&B issued on behalf of Froedtert & Community Health Obligated Group (F&CH).

2008-11-11 15:00:18

Fitch Ratings assigns an 'F1+' rating to Georgia Municipal Gas Authority's (Gas Authority) planned issuance of $120 million gas revenue bonds (Portfolio III Project), series 2008C. In addition, Fitch affirms the Gas Authority's outstanding $110 million of gas revenue bonds at 'A+'.

2008-11-11 00:00:25

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'A+' rating to Lower Colorado River Authority's (LCRA), $300 million refunding and improvement revenue bonds, series 2008A. The Rating Outlook is Stable.

2008-11-05 18:00:00

Fitch Ratings has downgraded the ratings of Verizon Communications Inc. (Verizon) (NYSE:VZ) as follows in anticipation of the close of the acquisition of Alltel Corporation (Alltel) by Cellco Partnership a Delaware general partnership doing business as Verizon Wireless (VZW).

2008-11-05 15:00:39

Fitch Ratings has upgraded the rating on approximately $63.3 million of North Carolina Medical Care Commission hospital revenue bonds (Southeastern Regional Medical Center), series 1999 and 2002 to 'A' from 'A-'. The Rating Outlook is revised to Stable from Positive.

2008-11-05 12:00:30

Fitch Ratings assigns a rating of 'BBB-' to approximately $25.5 million City of Rochester, MN health care facilities revenue bonds (Olmsted Medical Center (OMC) Project), series 2008. The Rating Outlook is Stable.

2008-11-04 18:00:16

Fitch Ratings affirms its 'A-' underlying rating on the Alameda Power & Telecom (AP&T), CA's electric revenue certificates of participation (COPs) outstanding in the amount of $39.045 million, consisting of $29.5 million in 2000AT bonds and $9.545 million of 2000A bonds.

2008-10-31 15:00:26

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the rating on approximately $39.9 million of Puerto Rico Industrial, Tourist, Educational, Medical, and Environmental Control Facilities Financing Authority's hospital revenue bonds (Mennonite General Hospital Project), series 1996A and 1997. The Rating Outlook is Stable.

2008-10-31 15:00:19

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Issuer Default Rating (IDR) and outstanding debt ratings of Delta Air Lines, Inc.

2008-10-30 15:00:39

Fitch Ratings has assigned 'AA-' ratings to the New Mexico Hospital Equipment Loan Council's approximately $388.9 million hospital revenue bonds, series 2008 (Presbyterian Healthcare Services).

Word of the Day
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.