Fitch Publishes 'Credit Encyclo-Media Volume VII'

NEW YORK--()--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Credit Encyclo-Media: Fitch's Comprehensive Analysis of the U.S. Media & Entertainment Sector (Volume VII, 2014-2015)

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=787688

Fitch Ratings has published the seventh edition of its annual 'Credit Encyclo-Media' report. This year, Fitch has separated the company-specific analysis from the Credit Encyclo-media and will shortly publish the Media and Entertainment Handbook.

The Credit Encyclo-media is a comprehensive report that outlines the key credit, operating, and market trends in the Media and Entertainment sector. Fitch's new report addresses issues related to disruptive technologies, over-the-top content distribution, tablets and e-books, retransmission and reverse compensation, cloud storage, and media measurement. It also provides an overview, outlook and volatility analysis for 27 different sub-sectors. Through various analyses/charts, Fitch ranks these sub-sectors by economic sensitivity, hit-driven variability and secular issues.

In addition, Fitch analyzes key credit trends in the Media and Entertainment sector including:

--Liquidity

--Short-term Ratings / Commercial Paper

--Regulatory and FCPA

--Event Risk

--Accounting & Tax Issues

--Unions

--Acquisitions

--Default Trends

--Debt Exchanges

--Parent Subsidiary Relationships

--Lease Treatment

--Pensions

--Hybrid Securities

--Recovery and Notching

--Corporate Governance

--Covenants

The report, 'Credit Encyclo-Media', is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

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

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
David Peterson
Senior Director
+1-312-368-3177
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 W Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60602
or
Media Relations:
Brian Bertsch, +1-212-908-0549 (New York)
brian.bertsch@fitchratings.com

Contacts

Fitch Ratings
David Peterson
Senior Director
+1-312-368-3177
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 W Madison St.
Chicago, IL 60602
or
Media Relations:
Brian Bertsch, +1-212-908-0549 (New York)
brian.bertsch@fitchratings.com