Latest Fitch Group Stories

2008-09-05 15:00:31

Fitch Ratings assigns an 'A+' rating to approximately $394,765,000 Dormitory Authority of the State of New York (DASNY) mental health services facilities improvement revenue bonds, series 2008F.

2008-09-03 18:00:25

Fitch Ratings assigns Marfrig Frigorificos e Comercio de Alimentos LTDA (Marfrig, or the company) Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) of 'B+'.

2008-08-28 18:00:51

Fitch Ratings has assigned an 'AA-' underlying rating to the General Authority of Southcentral Pennsylvania's approximately $427 million revenue bonds, series 2008A and 2008B (issued on behalf of WellSpan Health).

2008-08-28 15:01:06

Fitch Ratings has assigned an underlying 'A+' rating to the expected issuance of approximately $160 million hospital revenue bonds for Martha Jefferson Hospital (MJH) to be issued through the Economic Development Authority of Albemarle County.

2008-08-27 15:00:00

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the 'BBB-' rating of OrCal Geothermal Inc.'s (OrCal) $165 million senior secured notes due 2020.

2008-08-21 18:00:00

Fitch Ratings confirms its underlying 'AA' rating on the Harris County Facilities Development Corporation (Texas Children's Hospital's (TCH)) approximately $548.0 million outstanding bonds. The Rating Outlook is Stable.

2008-08-21 15:01:07

The U.S. for-profit hospital industry recorded another strong performance during the second quarter, with minimal impact from the economic slowdown observed in the sector, according to a report by Fitch. In fact, providers reported continued favorable trends in volumes, pricing and bad debt expense.

2008-08-20 12:00:41

Fitch Ratings has revised the Outlooks for the U.S. Airports and Toll Roads sectors to Negative from Stable. According to the special report, 'U.S.

2008-08-18 18:00:41

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the following ratings for Peabody Energy Corporation (NYSE: BTU): --Issuer Default Rating (IDR) at 'BB+'; --Senior unsecured notes at 'BB+'; --Senior unsecured revolving credit and term loan at 'BB+'; --Convertible junior subordinated debentures due 2066 at 'BB-'.

2008-08-13 18:00:39

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Long Island Power Authority's (LIPA) outstanding $5.5 billion electric system general revenue bonds (senior lien) at 'A-'.

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