Dollar High Yield: Healthcare Corporation of America

Issuer: Healthcare Corporation of America
Issue date: February 11, 2009
Size: $310 million
Ratings: Ba3/BB
(Moody’s, S&P)
Maturity: February 15, 2017 (callable after four years)
Coupon: 9.875%

Bookrunners: Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, JP Morgan, Wachovia

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