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11/3/2014

Credit Rating Agency Forecast for Senior Living

Fitch Ratings recently released the report “2014 Median Ratios for Nonprofit Continuing Care Retirement Communities (CCRCs)” that cited continued improved performance for the senior living sector, especially for those projects already rated within Fitch’s higher-rated categories.

11/3/2014

Credit Rating Agency Forecast for Hospitals

Officially signed into law three-and-a-half years ago, the Affordable Care Act (ACA) continues to keep the health care sector in the spotlight. As the market has slowly accepted that the ACA is likely here to stay, the conversation has shifted from appeal attempts to how the law impacts the financial landscape of hospitals.

The Influential Big Three: Credit Rating Agency Forecasts
How Will Quality Metrics Impact a Hospital’s Credit Rating?
The Big Three Speak: Outlooks on Health Care, Senior Living and Multifamily Housing
10/18/2013

The Big Three Speak: Outlooks on Health Care, Senior Living and Multifamily Housing

When the “Big Three” speak, the world listens.

The three largest credit rating agencies (CRAs) in the United States are Standard & Poor’s (S&P), Fitch Ratings and Moody’s Investor Service. The Big Three, as they are called, have about 95% of the world market share for ratings and their influence on the industries they analyze is undeniable.

Making the Grade: Choosing the Right Rating Agency
10/5/2011

Making the Grade: Choosing the Right Rating Agency

You’ve decided to fund your next capital project with a rated bond issue. Your next step is to decide which credit rating agency (CRA) to use. Now the dilemma: how do you pick the one that will get you the lowest cost of capital?