Higher interest rates are manageable for companies in Europe

5/3/2017 - Infographic and chart
ic_blogtagEconomic OutlookFranceInterest rate

​Rising interest rates could affect the financing conditions of vulnerable firms despite deleveraging. In Italy, France, and Portugal, interest payable could represent ~10% of operating surplus by 2022, if the ECB chooses hard normalization. Cash and profitability will help, except in Portugal.


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