Fitch, Duff Merger: Bad For Small Firms?

Sibayan, Karen
May 2000
Private Placement Letter;05/08/2000, Vol. 18 Issue 19, p1
Discusses how the merger between Fitch IBCA and Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co. adversely affects transactions from smaller, mid-size issuers. Comments from Warren Kornfeld of William Blair & Co.; Importance of a Duff rating to many issuers; Suggestions from Kornfeld to small firms.


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