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Credit Spotlight on UK Water Industry

UK water firms are under scrutiny after the recent default of Thames Water owner Kemble; Credit Benchmark's consensus risk data has been flagging problems in the water sector for some time. Default risk forecasts estimate that sector risk is set to rise by at least 10% in the next year, with potential to rise by as much as 20%.





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