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Credit crisis puts vise grip on leveraged companies

By Beth Healy
Globe Staff / March 21, 2008

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It’s not just homeowners who are having trouble paying bills. There are 93 US companies at risk of defaulting on $53 billion in debts, a new report shows, marking a 50 percent jump since last June, when the credit crisis started. Many of these debt-laden companies were involved in giant leveraged buyouts. (Full article: 633 words)

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