Moody's Says Alkermes (ALKS) FORWARD-5 Data is Credit-Positive Development Oct 21, 2016 02:31PM

Moody's Investors Service commented that the positive clinical data of Alkermes' (Nasdaq: ALKS) experimental depression drug ALKS-5461 is credit positive. There is no effect on Alkermes' ratings including the Ba3 Corporate Family Rating, or the negative rating outlook.

France outlook raised to Stable from Negative at S&P Oct 21, 2016 01:04PM

France outlook raised to Stable from Negative at S&P

S&P Upgrades PetroQuest Energy (PQ) to 'CCC'; Outlook Negative Oct 21, 2016 12:35PM

S&P Global Ratings today raised the corporate credit rating on PetroQuest Energy Inc. (NYSE: PQ) to 'CCC' from 'SD'. The outlook is negative.

At the same time, we assigned 'B-' issue-level and '1' recovery ratings to the company's newly-issued $50 million senior secured term loan. The '1' recovery rating indicates our expectation of very high (90% to 100%) recovery in the event of a payment default.

We also assigned a 'CCC' issue-level and '4' recovery rating to the... (continue reading...)

Genesee & Wyoming (GWR) Ratings Affirmed at Moody's Amid Planned Glencore Acquisition Oct 21, 2016 12:30PM

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") affirmed the ratings of Genesee & Wyoming Inc. (NYSE: GWR), including the Ba2 Corporate Family Rating ("CFR") and the Ba2 ratings of the company's credit facility, following the announcement that it plans to acquire the internal rail haulage operator of Glencore Plc ("Glencore") in the Hunter Valley coal region in Australia ("GRail") for A$1.14 billion ($866 million). The ratings outlook remains stable.


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Accuride (ACW) Ratings Placed on Watch for Upgrade by S&P Oct 20, 2016 12:01PM

S&P Global Ratings said that it has placed its 'B-' corporate credit rating on Accuride Corp. (NYSE: ACW) on CreditWatch with positive implications.

At the same time, we assigned our 'B' issue-level rating and '3' recovery rating to the company's proposed secured term loan due 2023. The '3' recovery rating indicates our expectation for meaningful recovery (50%-70%; upper half of the range) in the event of a payment default. The 'B' issue-level rating is notched off the... (continue reading...)

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