Enhanced Client Services and Support teams -- As part of Fios' commitment to helping clients manage electronic discovery as a process, Fios has bolstered
its client services and delivery teams with the addition of veterans Michael Harnish, vice president of service delivery, and Matthew Lane, director of client services.
30 is also comfortably within the range for the rating level and bolstered
by HCN's recent equity raise (45% on a pro forma basis).
Conditions for continued healthy economic growth, however, remain good, as interest rates are low, unemployment is declining and real incomes are bolstered
by a stronger exchange rate.
Parent liquidity is bolstered
by predictable dividends from WG and availability under WGL's multi-year credit facility.
Best expects Mapfre Re's capitalisation to be further bolstered
through retained earnings.
In comparison to the company's peer group, the late-stage pipeline is thin, bolstered
mainly by product extensions, thereby making the company more dependent on consummating a higher degree of external deals in the near to intermediate term to bolster the R&D pipeline.
Abbott's revenue and earnings growth is bolstered
by corporate acquisition and strategic alliance activities, that focus on key businesses, notably the Pharmaceutical Products, Hospital Products and Abbott Diagnostic divisions.