Fitch Updates Recovery Analyses for U.S. Food and Restaurant Companies

CHICAGO--()--Fitch Ratings has published updated recovery analyses for the following U.S. food and restaurant companies:

--Burger King Worldwide, Inc.

--Big Heart Pet Brands

--DineEquity, Inc.

The interactive recovery analysis worksheets are available at 'www.fitchratings.com' under the following headers:

Sectors then Corporate Finance then Corporates then Research

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Non-financial Corporate Issuers' (Nov. 19, 2013);

--'Corporate Rating Methodology' (Aug. 5, 2013);

--'US Food, Beverage, Tobacco and Restaurants - Recovery Rating Methodology' (March 20, 2008).

Applicable Criteria and Related Research: U.S. Food and Restaurants Recovery Analysis -- Fourth-Quarter 2013

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=742118

Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Non-Financial Corporate Issuers

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=721836

Corporate Rating Methodology: Including Short-Term Ratings and Parent and Subsidiary Linkage

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=715139

US Food, Beverage, Tobacco and Restaurants -- Recovery Rating Methodology

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=379286

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Carla Norfleet Taylor, CFA, +1 312-368-3195
Director
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
or
Judi M. Rossetti, CFA, CPA, +1 312-368-2077
Senior Director
or
Wesley E. Moultrie, II CPA, +1 312-368-3186
Managing Director
or
Media Relations:
Brian Bertsch, +1 212-908-0549
brian.bertsch@fitchratings.com