Euler Hermes Rating senkt das Rating der Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG auf

C mit negativem Ausblick

Hamburg (ots) - Die Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG konnte die Verhandlungen mit

potentiellen Fremdkapitalgebern bislang nicht erfolgreich beenden, da keine

Einigung über wesentliche Vertragsinhalte gefunden werden konnte. Somit ist nach

Ansicht der Ratingagentur die Anschlussfinanzierung der am 11. November 2020

fälligen Anleihe nicht gesichert. Ob es in der kurzen verbleibenden Zeit noch

gelingt, eine innerhalb der gesetzlichen Fristen umsetzbare Alternative zu

finden, ist jedoch unsicher. Die Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG erwägt daher parallel

einen möglichen kurzfristigen Insolvenzantrag zu stellen. Vor diesem Hintergrund

bewertet Euler Hermes Rating das Finanzrisiko nunmehr als sehr stark erhöht. Der

Ausblick für das Rating ist negativ.

Die Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG ist einer der europaweit marktführenden Hersteller

von Befestigungstechnik für Holz, mit Holz und holzähnlichen Werkstoffen. Die

Joh. Friedrich Behrens AG erzielte 2019 mit durchschnittlich 446 Mitarbeitern

einen Umsatz von EUR 118,8 Mio.

Die Zusammenfassung des Ratingberichts

https://www.ehrg.de/veroeffentlichungen/joh-friedrich-behrens-ag/ sowie die

relevante Rating Methode sind auf eulerhermes-rating.com (https://www.ehrg.de/)

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