Fitch Updates Recovery Analyses for U.S. Media & Entertainment Sector

NEW YORK--()--Fitch Ratings has published updated recovery analyses for the following U.S. media and entertainment companies:

--AMC Entertainment Inc.

--Regal Entertainment Group

--Univision Communications, Inc.

--Clear Channel Worldwide Holdings Inc.

--iHeartCommunications, Inc.

--Houghton Mifflin Harcourt Publishers, Inc.

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

Sectors >> Corporate Finance >> Corporates >> Research

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

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Nonfinancial Corporate Issuers', Nov. 18, 2014;

--'Corporate Rating Methodology - Including Short-Term Ratings and Parent and Subsidiary Linkage', May 28, 2014;

--'Credit Encyclo-Media VII: Fitch's Comprehensive Analysis of the U.S. Media & Entertainment Sector', Oct. 2, 2014;

--'Media and Entertainment Handbook (Fitch's Comprehensive Credit Profile Analysis of Issuers within the Media & Entertainment Section', Oct. 2, 2014.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research: U.S. Media & Entertainment Recovery Models -- Third-Quarter 2014

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=822828

Debt Factoring; Analytical Adjustments for Corporate Issuers and Their Recovery Ratings

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=700330

Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Non-Financial Corporate Issuers - Effective from 19 November 2013 to 18 November 2014

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

Parent and Subsidiary Rating Linkage

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=685552

U.S. Media & Entertainment Sector -- Recovery Rating and Notching Methodology

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=500236

Operating Leases: Updated Implications for Lessees' Credit

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=462222

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

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=749393

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

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Contacts

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