Tag: credit quality

S&P Global asks: Can UK project finance endure Brexit’s economic woes?

A new report released by S&P Global Ratings outlines the potential effects of Brexit on financing the UK’s infrastructure projects. The report, ‘Brexit Woes Are Unlikely To Hamper Stability Of UK Project Finance Ratings’, suggests that S&P’s portfolio of over 50 rated transactions and private finance initiative (PFI) projects should remain resilient in the face …

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Uncertainty on the horizon for LNG – S&P explores the sector in the specialist energy press

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) has historically enjoyed stable prices as a commodity. Yet the outlook for 2016 is less certain, according to Simon Redmond, Director at Standard & Poor’s and commodities specialist. Writing for specialist monthly journal, Petroleum Review from the Energy Institute, he explains that a glut in global supply has driven down prices. …

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Corporates’ mitigating tactics to natural disasters are no longer enough, argues S&P

In Standard & Poor’s report titled ‘Climate Change Will Likely Test The Resilience Of Corporates’ Creditworthiness To Natural Catastrophes’, Michael Wilkins and Miroslav Petkov argue that corporates would be wise to consider the impact of natural disasters, such as floods and earthquakes, to their credit quality – especially considering that the economic cost of natural …

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