Market Analysis: European LBO companies

Limited earnings growth means the short-term outlook for leveraged buyout companies in Europe has worsened, according to research by Standard & Poor’s.

Click here for full feature (including charts).

In the third quarter of 2009, Standard & Poor’s speculative grade default rate among western European companies increased to 13.1% for the 12-month period ending September 2009, up from 11.4% at the end of the second quarter.

This means 96 companies in our dataset, with total outstanding funded debt

To continue reading...

You need to sign in to use this feature. If you don’t have a Risk.net account, please register for a trial.

Sign in
You are currently on corporate access.

To use this feature you will need an individual account. If you have one already please sign in.

Sign in.

Alternatively you can request an indvidual account here: