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Industry Top Trends Mid-Year 2020 Update: North American Building Materials

Negative outlooks have tripled in mid-2020 to more than 50% of the rated portfolio, exposing pockets of high debt and restructuring costs after several years of leveraged buyouts (LBOs), mergers, and acquisitions. Even with the near-term hit to profits, the pandemic could boost at-home spending, while long-term demand prospects remain intact.


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