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          Wednesday, August 8, 2012, Vol. 13, No. 157

                            Headlines



B U L G A R I A

HOLDING ROADS: Supplier Files Bankruptcy Petition
VIVACOM AD: Buyout Deal with Creditors to Conclude in September


G E R M A N Y

SOLAR MILLENNIUM: Sells Spanish Solar Thermal Interest to Steag


H U N G A R Y

* HUNGARY: Mandatory Liquidation Procedures Up 20% in May-July


I R E L A N D

HOUSE OF EUROPE: Moody's Cuts Rating on Class A1 Notes to 'B3'
MCEVOY FAMILY: Court Appoints Neil Hughes as Interim Examiner


I T A L Y

ADELANTE FINANCE: S&P Affirms 'BB' Rating on Class C Notes
BANCA DI MONASTIER: Moody's Withdraws 'B2/NP/E+' Ratings
BANCA TERCAS: Moody's Withdraws E+ Bank Financial Strength Rating


L U X E M B O U R G

INTELSAT SA: Incurs US$83.6 Million Net Loss in Second Quarter


N E T H E R L A N D S

HEAD NV: Moody's Withdraws 'B3' CFR; Outlook Stable
ICTS INTERNATIONAL: Posts US$2.1 Million Net Loss in 2011


P O L A N D

OLT EXPRESS: Files for Bankruptcy; Ceases Scheduled Flights


R O M A N I A

TOWER CENTER: Office Building Sold for EUR50 Million


R U S S I A

CHELINDBANK: Fitch Upgrades Issuer Default Rating to 'BB-'
SEVERSTAL OAO: Fitch Raises Longterm Issuer Default Rating to BB


S L O V E N I A

ABANKA VIPA: Moody's Lowers Gov't.-Guaranteed Debt Rating


S P A I N

* SPAIN: Bankruptcy Figures Up 28.6% in Second Quarter 2012
* SPAIN: S&P Takes Various Rating Actions on Seven Multi-Cedulas


U K R A I N E

DEWEY & LEBOEUF: UK Unit's Administrators Recommend Liquidation
FORUM BANK: Fitch Puts 'B' Long-Term IDR on Negative Watch


U N I T E D   K I N G D O M

ACACIA LODGE: In Administration, Seeks Buyer
BARNCEST: Norfolk Buys Business Out of Administration
BRIDGE: In Administration, Cuts 100++ Jobs
CARNUNTUM I: S&P Lowers Rating on Class C Combo Notes to 'BB'
LONDON PLEASURE: In Administration on Chronic Mismanagement

LONGTON CRANE: In Administration, Cuts 30 Jobs
MATHIAS BAUERLE: Liquidator Expects to Sell Business Before Nov.
SOLAR ENERGY: High Court Winds Up National Solar Panel Company


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B U L G A R I A
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HOLDING ROADS: Supplier Files Bankruptcy Petition
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FOCUS News Agency, citing Capital Daily, reports that an unknown
construction company has asked for a bankruptcy procedure to be
initiated for Holding Roads plc.

On August 3, Groupstroy, registered in the town of Levski, filed
an appeal at the Sofia City Court, FOCUS relates.  Holding Roads
responded that it had no debts to Groupstroy, FOCUS notes.
According to FOCUS, representatives of the holding told the
Capital Daily that in 2008 the company supplied it with concrete
elements, but as it turned out that they were of poor quality,
the company had to pay damages for the losses suffered.

In September 2011, by request of United Bulgarian Bank, the
accounts of Holding Roads at UniCredit Bulbank and First
Investment Bank (Fibank) were levied a distraint upon to the
amount of BGN7.6 million due to a debt of Infracom 2007 that the
holding was a co-debtor to, FOCUS recounts.

In end-June, the credit from UniCredit Bulbank was already
overdue and under renegotiation, FOCUS discloses.  In the first
few months of the year the credits of Holding Roads from Fibank
were also renegotiated, FOCUS relates.  Asked on whether they
were facing difficulties in repaying their loans the Holding
Roads representatives said that that they had undertaken the
necessary measures to meet their obligations, according to FOCUS.

The report of the holding for the first half of 2011 shows a loss
of BGN2.6 million compared to BGN6.4 million a year earlier,
FOCUS says.

Holding Roads plc is a Bulgarian infrastructure company
controlled by Vasil Bozhkov.


VIVACOM AD: Buyout Deal with Creditors to Conclude in September
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Elizabeth Konstantinova at Bloomberg News reports that Russia's
VTB Capital Plc and Sofia-based Corporate Commercial Bank AD
signed a lock-up agreement with the creditors of Vivacom AD to
buy the company.

Bloomberg relates that Vivacom said in a statement on its
Web site the two investors will pay EUR130 million for a 94%
stake in Vivacom and pay debts worth EUR588 million, which have
been reduced from EUR1.6 billion.  The company said that the
transaction is expected to conclude in September, after approval
by regulatory and competition authorities, Bloomberg notes.

Vivacom AD is Bulgaria's second-biggest telecommunications
company in terms of clients.



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SOLAR MILLENNIUM: Sells Spanish Solar Thermal Interest to Steag
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Bloomberg News reports that Solar Millennium AG sold its 26% in a
solar thermal power project in Spain to a unit of German utility
Steag GmbH.

According to Bloomberg News, administrator Volker Boehm said the
company agreed to sell the interest in the 50-megawatt Arenales
project near Seville for a "double-digit million euro" amount
that's more than the equity invested, boosting prospects for
creditors.

Bloomberg News relates that the project, also owned by Deutsche
Bank AG's RREEF unit and Spanish builder Obrascon Huarte Lain SA,
is in construction after being funded by a group of eight banks
in September 2011.

The deal follows the sale of Solar Millennium's interest in the
Andasol 3 solar thermal project in Spain and its stake in
developer Flagsol GmbH this month, the report notes.

                      About Solar Millennium AG

Solar Millennium AG, is a company based in Germany that operates
value-added chain of solar-thermal power plants.

Rechstanwalt Volker Bohm, the insolvency administrator, says SMAG
commenced insolvency proceedings with a local court in Germany on
Dec. 31, 2011.  The Furth court in February 2012 ascertained that
SMAG is insolvent and over-indebted.

Volker Bohm filed for Chapter 15 protection (Bankr. D. Del. Case
No. 12-11722) on June 4, 2012.  R. Craig Martin, Esq., at DLA
Piper LLP (US) represents the Debtor's restructuring effort.
The Debtor estimated assets at US$50 million to $100 million and
debts at US$100 million to US$500 million.  The Company did not
file a list of creditors together with its petition.

Affiliate Solar Trust of America, LLC previously filed for
separate Chapter 11 petition (Bankr. Case No. 12-11136) on
April 2, 2012.



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* HUNGARY: Mandatory Liquidation Procedures Up 20% in May-July
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MTI-Econews reports that company information provider Opten told
MTI on Monday the number of mandatory liquidation procedures
initiated against Hungarian companies was 2,251 in July, up 20%
in one year.

The number has reached new peaks, exceeding 2,200 for the third
month in a row, MTI discloses.  Previously the number exceeded
2,000 only twice, in June and November 2011, MTI notes.

According to MTI, Opten attributed the increase to greater
vigilance of the tax authorities, noting that 7,500 of the 12,355
procedures started in the first half of 2012 were initiated by
the authorities.  The number of such procedures more than doubled
from a year earlier, MTI says.

Opten said the number of voluntary liquidations fell further, to
1,678 in July from 2,610 in June and from 3,000-4,000 a month
between January-May, MTI relates.



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HOUSE OF EUROPE: Moody's Cuts Rating on Class A1 Notes to 'B3'
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Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the ratings of the
following notes issued by House of Europe V PLC:

EUR580,000,000 Class A1 Floating Rate Notes Due November 8, 2090
(current outstanding balance of EUR499,034,641), Downgraded to
B3 (sf); previously on May 8, 2012 B1 (sf) Placed Under Review
for Possible Downgrade.

Ratings Rationale

According to Moody's, the rating downgrade is the result of
Moody's updated analysis of the deal's performance, and concludes
a review initiated on May 8, 2012, when the Class A1 Notes were
placed on review for possible downgrade. Moody's updated analysis
notes a deterioration in the credit quality of the underlying
portfolio, observed through a decrease in the transaction's
overcollateralization ratios since March 2010. Based on the
latest trustee report dated June 2012, the Class A/B and Class C
overcollateralization ratios are reported at 83.86% and 80.99%,
respectively, versus a March 2010 level of 89.32% and 87.04%,
respectively.

Moody's analysis also reflects the use of recent Credit Estimates
(CEs) and other assumptions for collateral assets that have not
been rated by Moody's. As explained in its May 8, 2012 press
release announcing the review, where information is adequate,
Moody's has begun producing and using CEs in its rating analysis
in lieu of credit assessments previously inferred from ratings
assigned by other rating agencies for such collateral assets.
These CEs are produced and used as described in the Rating
Implementation Guidance, "Updated Approach to the Usage of Credit
Estimates in Rated Transactions." In updating its analysis of the
issuer's portfolio, Moody's produced CEs for all the unrated
assets, except for one structured finance security constituting
about 4.8% of the collateral pool.

House of Europe V PLC, issued in October 2006, is a
collateralized debt obligation backed primarily by a portfolio of
Euro dominated Structured Finance securities, with approximately
40% of the portfolio consisting of CMBS and 38% RMBS.

The principal methodology used in this rating was "Moody's
Approach to Rating SF CDOs" published in May 2012.

Moody's applied the Monte Carlo simulation framework within
CDOROMv2.8 to model the loss distribution for SF CDOs. Within
this framework, defaults are generated so that they occur with
the frequency indicated by the adjusted default probability pool
(the default probability associated with the current rating
multiplied by the Resecuritization Stress) for each credit in the
reference. Specifically, correlated defaults are simulated using
a normal (or "Gaussian") copula model that applies the asset
correlation framework. Recovery rates for defaulted credits are
generated by applying within the simulation the distributional
assumptions, including correlation between recovery values.

Together, the simulated defaults and recoveries across each of
the Monte Carlo scenarios define the loss distribution for the
reference pool.

Once the loss distribution for the collateral has been
calculated, each collateral loss scenario derived through the
CDOROM loss distribution is associated with the interest and
principal received by the rated liability classes via the CDOEdge
cash-flow model . The cash flow model takes into account the
following: collateral cash flows, the transaction covenants, the
priority of payments (waterfall) for interest and principal
proceeds received from portfolio assets, reinvestment
assumptions, the timing of defaults, interest-rate scenarios and
foreign exchange risk (if present). The Expected Loss (EL) for
each tranche is the weighted average of losses to each tranche
across all the scenarios, where the weight is the likelihood of
the scenario occurring. Moody's defines the loss as the shortfall
in the present value of cash flows to the tranche relative to the
present value of the promised cash flows. The present values are
calculated using the promised tranche coupon rate as the discount
rate. For floating rate tranches, the discount rate is based on
the promised spread over Libor and the assumed Libor scenario.

Moody's notes that in arriving at its ratings of SF CDOs, there
exist a number of sources of uncertainty, operating both on a
macro level and on a transaction-specific level. Primary sources
of assumption uncertainty are the extent of the slowdown in
growth in the current macroeconomic environment and the
commercial and residential real estate property markets. While
commercial real estate property markets are gaining momentum, a
consistent upward trend will not be evident until the volume of
transactions increases, distressed properties are cleared from
the pipeline and job creation rebounds. Among the uncertainties
in the residential real estate property market are those
surrounding future housing prices, pace of residential mortgage
foreclosures, loan modification and refinancing, unemployment
rate and interest rates.

Moody's rating action factors in a number of sensitivity analyses
and stress scenarios, discussed below. Results are shown in terms
of the number of notches' difference versus the current model
output, where a positive difference corresponds to lower expected
loss, assuming that all other factors are held equal:

Moody's Caa rated assets notched up by 2 rating notches:

Class A1: +1
Class A2: 0
Class A-3a: 0
Class A-3b: 0
Class B: 0
Class C: 0
Class D: 0
Class E1: 0
Class E2: 0

Moody's Caa rated assets notched down by 2 rating notches:

Class A1: -1
Class A2: 0
Class A-3a: 0
Class A-3b: 0
Class B: 0
Class C: 0
Class D: 0
Class E1: 0
Class E2: 0


MCEVOY FAMILY: Court Appoints Neil Hughes as Interim Examiner
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The Irish Times reports that the High Court has appointed an
interim examiner to McEvoy Family Foods Ltd.  The company has got
into financial difficulties due to factors including high start-
up costs, lack of bank funding, and bad debts, the report says.

The Irish Times notes that the firm's managing director is
Gary McEvoy, whose wife Jane was a contestant on the UK version
of the popular television show The Apprentice earlier this year.
Ms. McEvoy, the court heard, works for the company, the report
says.

According to the report, the court also heard the firm's
directors believe it has "a viable future" and are confident of
bringing in new investment to ensure the company's survival and
preserve the jobs.

On August 3, the High Court Mr. Justice Garrett Sheehan appointed
Neil Hughes as interim examiner to the company after being told
it is insolvent and unable to pay its debts as they fall due, The
Irish Times relates.

McEvoy Family Foods Ltd produces fresh soups, sauces and garlic
bread for customers including SuperValu and Lidl.  The company is
based in Co Tipperary and employs 18 people.



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ADELANTE FINANCE: S&P Affirms 'BB' Rating on Class C Notes
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Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered to 'A+(sf)' from 'AA-
(sf)' and removed from CreditWatch negative its credit rating on
Atlante Finance S.r.l.'s class A notes. "At the same time, we
have affirmed and removed from CreditWatch negative our ratings
on the class B and C notes," S&P said.

"The rating actions follow our review of the transaction's
performance and our assessment of counterparty risk under our
2012 counterparty criteria," S&P said.

"On Dec. 21, 2011, we placed on CreditWatch negative our rating
on the class A notes for counterparty reasons. This followed our
Nov. 29, 2011 downgrade of The Royal Bank of Scotland PLC (RBS;
A/Stable/A-1), the transaction's swap and liquidity provider,"
S&P said.

"On April 18, 2012, we placed on CreditWatch negative our ratings
on Atlante Finance's class B and C notes and kept our rating on
the class A notes on CreditWatch negative for performance
reasons," S&P said.

The underlying portfolio has shown decreased arrears, steadily
declining new defaults, and a reduced unpaid principal deficiency
ledger (PDL) on the last two interest payment dates (IPDs).

Delinquencies of 30+ days at the end of the latest collection
period (June 2012) were 7.86% of the outstanding performing
collateral -- substantially down from 12.98% and 12.14% recorded
at the end of the March 2012 and December 2011 collection
periods.

"The amount of new defaults recorded during the latest collection
period totaled EUR1.3 million, slightly higher than the
EUR696,000 recorded in March 2012, but better than the EUR6.5
million and EUR11.4 million recorded in the December 2011 and
September 2011 collection periods.

"On the most recent IPD in April 2012, the unpaid PDL was equal
to EUR68.1 million -- down from EUR70.5 million and EUR85.6
million recorded at the January 2012 and October 2011 IPDs. As
new defaults are steadily decreasing, we expect a further
reduction on the July 2012 IPD," S&P said.

"The counterparty analysis relating to the swap and liquidity
provider (RBS) has not changed since our previous counterparty-
related review in May 2011. The downgrade language relating to
RBS is not in line with our 2012 counterparty criteria. We have
therefore tested additional scenarios in our cash flow analysis
where we did not consider the support of the interest rate swap
and liquidity provider," S&P said.

"Based on our performance review and the results of our
counterparty risk analysis, including our cash flow model tests
without the benefit of the swap and liquidity provider, we have
lowered to 'A+ (sf)' from 'AA- (sf)' and removed from CreditWatch
negative our rating on the class A notes for counterparty
reasons. Under our 2012 counterparty criteria, our 'A+ (sf)'
rating on the class A notes is now at the same rating level as
the swap and liquidity provider's long-term 'A' rating plus one
notch. This reflects the fact that the class A notes cannot
withstand our stress tests at a 'AA-' or higher level without the
benefit of the swap and liquidity provider," S&P said.

"We have affirmed and removed from CreditWatch negative our 'A
(sf)' rating on the class B notes and our 'BB (sf)' rating on the
class C notes as we have observed slight improvements in the
performance metrics that we use to assess the transaction," S&P
said.

"Atlante Finance is an Italian asset-backed securities (ABS)
transaction originated by Unipol Banca SpA (BB/Watch Neg/B). A
mixed portfolio of small and midsize enterprise and residential
loans backs the transaction," S&P said.

              STANDARD & POOR'S 17G-7 DISCLOSURE REPORT

SEC Rule 17g-7 requires an NRSRO, for any report accompanying a
credit rating relating to an asset-backed security as defined in
the Rule, to include a description of the representations,
warranties and enforcement mechanisms available to investors and
a description of how they differ from the representations,
warranties and enforcement mechanisms in issuances of similar
securities. The Rule applies to in-scope securities initially
rated (including preliminary ratings) on or after Sept. 26, 2011.

If applicable, the Standard & Poor's 17g-7 Disclosure Report
included in this credit rating report is available at:

            http://standardandpoorsdisclosure-17g7.com

RATINGS LIST

Class                 Rating
             To                    From

Atlante Finance S.r.l.
EUR1.52 Billion Asset-Backed Floating-Rate Notes

Rating Lowered and Removed from CreditWatch Negative

A            A+ (sf)               AA- (sf)/Watch Neg

Ratings Affirmed and Removed from CreditWatch Negative

B            A (sf)                A (sf)/Watch Neg
C            BB (sf)               BB (sf)/Watch Neg


BANCA DI MONASTIER: Moody's Withdraws 'B2/NP/E+' Ratings
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Moody's Investors Service has withdrawn Banca di Monastier e del
Sile's standalone bank financial strength rating (BFSR) of E+,
which is equivalent to a b3 standalone credit assessment, as well
as its long and short-term bank deposit ratings of B2/Not Prime.
At the time of the withdrawal, Banca Monastier's BFSR and long-
term deposit ratings were on review for downgrade.

Ratings Rationale

Moody's has withdrawn the rating because it believes it has
insufficient or otherwise inadequate information to support the
maintenance of the rating.

The bank's ratings have been withdrawn following the bank having
been placed into administration by the Bank of Italy on 4 May
2012; in addition, Moody's believes that there is inadequate
information to maintain the ratings.

Due to the lack of sufficient information, Moody's was unable to
conclude its ratings review before the ratings withdrawal.

Banca Monastier had no outstanding debt rated by Moody's at the
time of the withdrawal.

Banca Monastier is headquartered in Monastier, Italy. At December
2011, it had total assets of EUR1.6 billion.


BANCA TERCAS: Moody's Withdraws E+ Bank Financial Strength Rating
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Moody's Investors Service has withdrawn the following ratings of
Banca Tercas: standalone bank financial strength rating (BFSR) of
E+, mapping to a b3 baseline credit assessment, and the long- and
short-term bank deposit ratings of B3/Not Prime. At the time of
the withdrawal, Banca Tercas's BFSR and long-term deposit ratings
were on review for downgrade.

Ratings Rationale

Moody's has withdrawn the rating because it believes it has
insufficient or otherwise inadequate information to support the
maintenance of the rating.

The bank's ratings have been withdrawn following the bank having
been placed into administration by the Bank of Italy on April 30,
2012; in addition, Moody's believes that there is inadequate
information to maintain the ratings.

Due to the lack of sufficient information, Moody's was unable to
conclude its ratings review before the ratings withdrawal.

Banca Tercas had no outstanding debt rated by Moody's at the time
of the withdrawal.

Banca Tercas is headquartered in Teramo, Italy. At December 2011,
it had total assets of EUR5.3 billion.



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INTELSAT SA: Incurs US$83.6 Million Net Loss in Second Quarter
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Intelsat S.A. filed with the U.S. Securities and Exchange
Commission its quarterly report on Form 10-Q disclosing a net
loss of US$83.62 million on US$638.66 million of revenue for the
three months ended June 30, 2012, compared with a net loss of
US$214.48 million on US$642.44 million of revenue for the same
period during the prior year.

The Company reported a net loss of US$107.89 million on US$1.28
billion of revenue for the six months ended June 30, 2012,
compared with a net loss of US$430.24 million on US$1.28 billion
of revenue for the same period a year ago.

The Company's balance sheet at June 30, 2012, showed US$17.46
billion in total assets, US$18.66 billion in total liabilities,
US$48 million in non-controlling interest, and a US$1.24 billion
total Intelsat S.A. shareholders' deficit.

Intelsat CEO Dave McGlade said, "In the second quarter, Intelsat
achieved steady financial performance while embarking upon a new
era in our continuing industry leadership.  Near term, our 2012-
2013 launch program will provide valuable growth capacity and
also include the final phase of deployment of our global
broadband mobility infrastructure.  As these satellites enter
service, our business will benefit from demand for fixed and
mobile applications serving media, government and network
services customers.  Given the timing of this expansion capacity
being added to our fleet, revenue growth in the second half of
2012 is expected to begin to accelerate modestly; total year 2012
revenue results are expected to be slightly positive as compared
to 2011."

A copy of the Form 10-Q is available for free at:

                        http://is.gd/C5CyLR

                         About Intelsat

Intelsat S.A., formerly Intelsat, Ltd., provides fixed-satellite
communications services worldwide through a global communications
network of 54 satellites in orbit as of Dec. 31, 2009, and ground
facilities related to the satellite operations and control, and
teleport services.  It had US$2.5 billion in revenue in 2009.

Washington D.C.-based Intelsat Corporation, formerly known as
PanAmSat Corporation, is a fully integrated subsidiary of
Intelsat S.A., its indirect parent.  Intelsat Corp. had US$7.70
billion in assets against US$4.86 billion in debts as of Dec. 31,
2010.

The Company reported a net loss of $433.99 million in 2011, a net
loss of $507.77 million in 2010, and a net loss of $782.06
million in 2009.

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Luxembourg-based Intelsat S.A. carries 'B' issuer credit ratings
from Standard & Poor's.  It has 'Caa1' corporate family and
probability of default ratings from Moody's Investors Service.



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HEAD NV: Moody's Withdraws 'B3' CFR; Outlook Stable
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Moody's Investors Service has withdrawn the B3 Corporate Family
Rating (CFR) and the B3 Probability of Default (PDR) ratings of
Head N.V. (Head). The Caa2 (LGD 6, 90%) instrument rating on the
approximately EUR28 million outstanding unsecured debt issued by
HTM Sport GmbH and due January 2014, has been also withdrawn. The
ratings had a stable outlook.

Ratings Rationale

Moody's has withdrawn the rating for its own business reasons.

This action does not reflect a change in the company's
creditworthiness.

Incorporated in the Netherlands, Head N.V. is a leading global
manufacturer and seller of branded sporting goods serving the
winter sports, racquet sports and diving equipment markets. As of
fiscal year ended December 30, 2011, the company generated
revenues of EUR339 million.


ICTS INTERNATIONAL: Posts US$2.1 Million Net Loss in 2011
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ICTS International, N.V., filed on May 11, 2012, its annual
report on Form 20-F for the fiscal year ended Dec. 31, 2011.

Mayer Hoffman McCann CPAs, in New York, N.Y., expressed
substantial doubt about ICTS International's ability to continue
as a going concern.  The independent auditors noted that the
Company has a history of recurring losses from continuing
operations, negative cash flows from operations, working capital
deficit, and is in default on its line of credit arrangement in
the United States as a result of the violation of certain
financial and non-financial covenants.

The Company reported a net loss of US$2.15 million on
US$105.93 million of revenue for 2011, compared with a net loss
of US$8.12 million on US$98.43 million of revenue for 2010.

The Company's balance sheet at Dec. 31, 2011, showed
US$23.88 million in total assets, US$51.49 million in total
liabilities, and a stockholders' deficit of US$27.61 million.

A copy of the Form 20-F is available for free at:

                       http://is.gd/g3KaHw

ICTS International N.V. is a public limited liability company
organized under the laws of The Netherlands in 1992.

ICTS specializes in the provision of aviation security and other
aviation services.  Following the taking of its aviation security
business in the United States by the TSA in 2002, ICTS, through
its subsidiary Huntleigh U.S.A. Corporation, engages primarily in
non-security related activities in the USA.

ICTS, through I-SEC International Security B.V., supplies
aviation security services at airports in Europe and the Far
East.

In addition, I-SEC Technologies B.V. including its subsidiaries
develops technological systems and solutions for aviation and
non-aviation security.



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OLT EXPRESS: Files for Bankruptcy; Ceases Scheduled Flights
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Ian Stephens at Fly Away Simulation reports that Polish airline
OLT Express Regional filed for bankruptcy on July 27, 2012.

Fly Away relates that following the bankruptcy announcement, OLT
Express Regional ceased all scheduled flights.  However, its
sister company, an international freight charter operator, OLT
Express Poland, continues operating.

Amber Gold owns OLT Express Regional, OLT Express Poland, and OLT
Express Germany. The Germany operations are not affected by the
bankruptcy; hence, OLT Express Germany will continue operating.

According to Fly Away, the company's owners, Amber Gold, have
announced that they are not able to provide funds for the company
to continue with normal operations, and they are now looking for
an investor to inject capital into the company. Amber Gold stated
that they have so far invested about EUR52 million in the
airline, the report notes.

Amber Gold is reportedly in discussions with two potential
investors, namely a non-Polish airline and a Polish aircraft
leasing company, the report adds.



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TOWER CENTER: Office Building Sold for EUR50 Million
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Romania-Insider reports that the office building Tower Center in
Bucharest's downtown office district Victoriei Square, owned by
Tower Center International, was recently sold to investors
Ioannis Papalekas and Dragos Bilteanu, according to Romanian
media.

According to Romania-Insider, the 24-floor tower, which is
currently empty after litigation and insolvency in the past, was
sold in a deal reportedly worth EUR50 million.

Romania-Insider notes that the deal was complex and involved a
debt of EUR44 million, some of which was turned into shares, and
a EUR17.5 million payment to Alpha Bank, on account of the loan
granted to develop the building.  The bank recently approved
another EUR15 million loan for the former owners of the building,
says Romania-Insider,

The office building can be now leased, according to RVA
Insolvency, the judiciary administrator of Tower Center
International, Romania-Insider adds.



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CHELINDBANK: Fitch Upgrades Issuer Default Rating to 'BB-'
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Fitch Ratings has upgraded Chelindbank's Long-term Issuer Default
Rating (IDR) to 'BB-' from 'B+', and affirmed Primsotsbank (PSCB)
and Snezhinskiy's (BS) Long-term IDRs at 'B' and 'B-',
respectively. At the same time, PSCB's National Rating has been
upgraded to 'BBB(rus)' from 'BBB-(rus)'.

RATING ACTION RATIONALE AND DRIVERS: CHELIND'S LONG-TERM IDR AND
                                     VIABILITY RATING

The upgrades of Chelind's Long-term IDR and Viability Rating (VR)
reflect the bank's sustainable profitability, adequate
capitalization and conservative management, with a sufficient
margin of safety in respect to both liquidity and the capital
position.  However, the ratings continue to also consider the
bank's limited franchise, focused on the Chelyabinsk region of
Russia whose metallurgy-based economy has been highly cyclical.

Chelind's profitability remained solid in 2011, with a net
interest margin of 7.8% and return on average assets of 2.5%.
The bank managed to recover some of the crisis-driven loan
impairment reserves, decreasing the non-performing loans (NPLs,
loans overdue more than 90 days) ratio to 7% of the loan book at
end-2011 (end-2010: 10%).  The NPL ratio is inflated somewhat by
historically low write offs, but reasonable collateral coverage
should support recoveries.

The bank's liquidity cushion is comfortable (cash and securities
repoable with the central bank equal to 28% of customer funding
at end-H112), while Chelind's well-established regional franchise
has given it stable access to reasonably low-cost funding.  The
bank's capitalization is solid (Fitch core capital (FCC) ratio of
20.4% at end-2011; 19.2% regulatory ratio at end-H112), although
fixed assets, including revaluations, accounted for a significant
54.7% of FCC at end-2011.

RATING SENSITIVITIES: CHELIND'S LONG-TERM IDR AND VIABILITY
                      RATING

Chelind's ratings could come under negative pressure if there was
a significant change in business model and/or risk appetite,
marked asset quality deterioration or an erosion of the bank's
existing franchise and access to reasonably priced deposit
funding. Upward potential is currently limited given the bank's
narrow and concentrated franchise.

RATING ACTION RATIONALE: PSCB's NATIONAL RATING, IDRS AND
                         VIABILITY RATING

The upgrade of PSCB's National Long-Term Rating reflects the
bank's solid profitability, somewhat better quality of recently
issued corporate loans, reduced appetite for real estate lending
and currently comfortable liquidity position.

The affirmation of PSCB's Long-term IDR and VR reflects Fitch's
view that the moderate improvements in the bank's profile make it
a relatively stronger credit at the 'B' level, rather than
warrant an upgrade of the Long-term IDR.

RATING DRIVERS: PSCB's IDRs, NATIONAL RATING AND VIABILITY RATING

PSCB's ratings reflect the bank's solid profitability,
underpinned by high-yield retail lending and robust fee
generation, and currently reasonable asset quality and liquidity.
However, the ratings also consider PSCB's tight capitalization,
high borrower concentrations, rapid loan growth, some related
party lending and potential contingent risks related to sister
bank Levoberezniy (unrated).

Fitch is still concerned over PSCB's high risk appetite in small
and mid-sized corporate lending (150% growth in 2011) and
unsecured consumer lending (50% growth in 2011).  Despite PSCB's
focus on small and medium sized customers, loan concentration is
high, with the largest 25 borrowers comprising 30% of gross
loans, equivalent 2.4x FCC at end-Q112.  Reported related party
lending comprised 11% of FCC at the same date.  In addition,
exposure to a formerly related party comprised 25% of FCC. Fitch
understands the bank retains some influence on this company.

However, the quality of some of the largest exposures has
improved, giving Fitch some comfort about the quality of growth,
and reported NPLs were a moderate 2.9% of gross loans at end-
Q112, with 1.1% renegotiated.  Loan impairment reserves provided
1.4x coverage of NPLs and renegotiated loans.

The bank's capital has always been tightly managed, with a
FCC/risk-weighted assets ratio of 12% at end-2011, and a
regulatory total capital adequacy ratio of 11.5% at end-H112.
The bank could increase regulatory loan impairment reserves up to
only 6.8% of the gross loan book at end-H112 without breaching
regulatory capital requirements.  However, the bank has some
flexibility to absorb losses through its large pre-impairment
profit, which was equal to 7% of average loans in 2011.  In
addition, PSCB has demonstrated its ability to deleverage its
balance sheet during a crisis, which is positive for both capital
and liquidity flexibility.

The bank's liquidity cushion (consisting of cash, net short-term
interbank placements and securities eligible for CBR refinancing)
comfortably covered 23% of customer accounts at end-Q112.  In
addition, liquidity is supported by the robust cash generation of
the loan book, with monthly inflows equal to about 9% of customer
accounts, and moderate deposit concentrations, with the largest
20 customers accounting for 17% of total accounts.

Fitch views corporate governance risks as significant, due to the
overlap of ownership and management functions, with the main
shareholder acting as the bank's CEO.  Potential risks also
relate to Levoberezniy, which is nearly the same in size to PSCB,
is managed quite aggressively and has a somewhat weaker credit
profile compared with PSCB, in the agency's view.

RATING SENSITIVITIES: PSCB's IDRs, NATIONAL RATING AND VIABILITY
                      RATING

PSCB's ratings could be upgraded if the bank strengthens its
capitalization, moderates its growth rates and continues to
demonstrate reasonable asset quality as the loan book seasons.
The ratings could be downgraded if there were significant
relapses in asset quality, loan underwriting or corporate
governance, or if the credit profile of Levoberezniy materially
weakened.

RATING ACTION RATIONALE AND DRIVERS: BS'S LONG-TERM IDR AND
                                     VIABILITY RATING

BS's affirmation reflects the negligible changes to the bank's
credit profile since the last review. The ratings consider the
bank's narrow and primarily relationship-driven franchise,
relatively high credit risks and significant borrower
concentrations.  However, the ratings also acknowledge the
slightly improved depositor confidence in the bank, reflected in
a broadly stabilized customer funding base.  Liquidity adequately
covered 35% of customer accounts at end-H112, which mitigates the
long-term nature of the bank's real estate finance and
residential mortgage exposures.

BS's loan book contracted slightly in 2011, while NPLs increased
to 14.7% as a result of two problematic, albeit reasonably
reserved, exposures.  BS's regulatory 16.9% capital ratio at end-
H112 is modest given high lending concentrations (the largest 20
borrowers accounted for 1.8x equity at end-3M12), significant
amount of relationship based lending and recent poor asset
quality track record.

RATING SENSITIVITIES: BS'S LONG-TERM IDR AND VIABILITY RATING

BS's ratings could come under negative pressure in case of
considerable deterioration of its asset quality metrics, a
tightening of liquidity or increase in the riskiness of its
lending.  Upward movement would require significant improvement
in asset quality, a deepening of the bank's franchise and a
longer track record of sound performance.

RATING DRIVERS AND SENSITIVITIES: CHELIND, PSCB AND BS's SUPPORT
                                  RATINGS AND SUPPORT RATING
                                  FLOORS

The '5' Support Ratings and 'No Floor' Support Rating Floors of
the three banks reflect their small size and limited franchises,
making government support uncertain.  An upgrade of these ratings
is unlikely in the foreseeable future, although acquisition by a
stronger owner could lead to an upward revision of a Support
Rating.

The rating actions are as follows:

Chelind

  -- Long-Term foreign currency IDR: upgraded to 'BB-' from 'B+'
     with a Stable Outlook
  -- Short-Term foreign currency IDR: affirmed at 'B'
  -- Viability Rating: upgraded to 'bb-' from 'b+'
  -- Support Rating: affirmed at '5'
  -- Support Rating Floor: affirmed at 'No Floor'
  -- National Long-term rating: upgraded to 'A+(rus)' from 'A-
     (rus)' with a Stable Outlook

PSCB

  -- Long-term foreign currency IDR: affirmed at 'B', Outlook
     Stable
  -- Short-term IDR: affirmed at 'B'
  -- Viability Rating: affirmed at 'b'
  -- Support Rating: affirmed at '5'
  -- Support Rating Floor: affirmed at 'No Floor'
  -- National Long-term rating: upgraded to 'BBB(rus)' from 'BBB-
     (rus)', Outlook Stable

BS

  -- Long-term foreign currency IDR: affirmed 'B-' with a Stable
     Outlook
  -- Short-term foreign currency IDR: affirmed 'B'
  -- Viability Rating: affirmed at 'b-'
  -- Support Rating: affirmed '5'
  -- Support Rating Floor: affirmed at 'No Floor'


SEVERSTAL OAO: Fitch Raises Longterm Issuer Default Rating to BB
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Fitch Ratings has upgraded OAO Severstal's foreign currency Long-
term (LT) Issuer Default Rating (IDR) to 'BB' from 'BB-' with a
Stable Outlook.

The upgrade follows clarification of Severstal's potential
exposure to Lucchini SpA following court approval of the
company's debt restructuring program.  At end-2010 (last publicly
available data) Lucchini had US$767 million of loans, 100% of
which were classified as short term due to breaches of financial
covenants of related loan agreements.  Fitch understands that
Severstal is not obliged to issue guarantees in favor of
Lucchini's creditors, or provide any kind of collateral to
Lucchini's creditors under the debt restructuring agreement.
Severstal's exposure to Lucchini is currently limited to US$41
million of accounts receivable which were restructured with the
same conditions as bank indebtedness and currently amortize.
Severstal will also continue supply Lucchini with raw materials,
iron ore and coking coal until the end of 2014.

The Stable Outlook reflects Fitch's view that Severstal will
maintain credit metrics consistent with a 'BB' rating.  Fitch
expects Severstal to record a 10%-11% EBIT margin in FY12, based
on continuing moderation of steel and steel raw material prices.
The agency expects increase of funds from operations (FFO) gross
adjusted leverage to 3.0x-3.1x by end-2012 (2.0x at end-2011)
with further deleverage to 2.7x-2.8x by end-2014.

Severstal recorded an EBIT margin of 18.5% in 2011, compared to
18.7% in 2010. The company's surplus capacity in both iron ore
and coking coal in Russia boosted its profitability, as the
relative prices of steel raw materials versus steel products was
at a high point in 2011 compared to the past five years.

What Could Trigger A Rating Action?

Positive: Future developments that may, individually or
collectively, lead to positive rating action include

  -- EBIT margin higher than 15% on average and not below 7.5% at
     any point of the business cycle.
  -- Neutral to positive free cash flow generation across the
     cycle.
  -- FFO adjusted gross leverage below 1.5x on a sustainable
     basis.

Negative: Future developments that may, individually or
collectively, lead to negative rating action include

  -- EBIT margin below 10% on a sustained basis.
  -- FFO adjusted gross leverage above 3.0x on a sustained basis.

The rating actions are as follows:

  -- LT IDR upgraded to 'BB" from 'BB-'; Stable Outlook
  -- Short-term IDR affirmed at 'B'
  -- Senior unsecured rating upgraded to 'BB' from 'BB-'
  -- Local currency LT IDR upgraded to 'BB' from 'BB-'; Stable
     Outlook
  -- Local currency senior unsecured rating upgraded to 'BB' from
     'BB-'
  -- National LT rating upgraded to 'AA-(rus)' from 'A+ (rus)';
     Stable Outlook



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ABANKA VIPA: Moody's Lowers Gov't.-Guaranteed Debt Rating
---------------------------------------------------------
Moody's Investors Service has downgraded the government-
guaranteed debt ratings of Abanka Vipa (Caa1, negative; E/caa2,
negative) and Factor Banka (unrated) to Baa2 from A2. In
addition, Moody's also downgraded to Baa2 from A2 the issuer and
senior unsecured ratings of SID banka, d.d., Ljubljana (SID
Banka), a government-owned specialised development bank whose
liabilities benefit from a government guarantee. The rating
actions follow the downgrade of the government bond ratings of
Slovenia.

Ratings Rationale

The action follows the weakening of the sovereign's
creditworthiness, as captured by Moody's downgrade of Slovenia's
government bond ratings to Baa2 from A2 on August 2, 2012.

-- ABANKA VIPA AND FACTOR BANKA

In downgrading the government-guaranteed debt issuance of both
entities to Baa2 with a negative outlook from A2, Moody's notes
that the rating is at the same level as the Slovenian government
bond rating. This reflects the Republic of Slovenia's
unconditional and irrevocable guarantee of the 'due and punctual
payment' of all sums due and payable by both entities, as
contractually required under the conditions of this debt
instrument. All of Abanka's other ratings, including its
standalone and supported long-term ratings were unaffected. In
the case of Factor Banka, this is the only instrument that is
rated by Moody's.

-- SID BANKA

Moody's downgraded the issuer and senior unsecured ratings of SID
Banka, a government-owned specialized development bank, by three
notches to Baa2 with a negative outlook from A2, in line with the
action taken on the sovereign rating.

The bank continues to be rated at the same level as the
government bond rating, based on the following considerations:
(i) the bank's full ownership by the government; (ii) an explicit
government guarantee on all the bank's liabilities (under the
amended Slovene Export and Development Bank Act); and (iii) the
bank's policy mandate in extending funding to development
projects and the promotion of export activities in the Slovenian
economy.

-- RATING SENSITIVITIES

Moody's notes that the sensitivity of the sovereign supported
ratings will be directly influenced by rating actions on the
government rating, in line with the aforementioned considerations
on the nature of these instruments.

FULL LIST OF RATING ACTIONS

The following ratings were downgraded:

  Issuer: Abanka Vipa d.d.

    Government-guaranteed senior unsecured ratings to Baa2 from
    A2 with negative outlook

  Issuer: Factor Banka

    Government-guaranteed senior unsecured ratings to Baa2 from
    A2 with negative outlook

  Issuer: SID banka, d.d., Ljubljana

    Issuer rating, to Baa2 from A2 with negative outlook

    Senior unsecured regular bond/debenture ratings to Baa2 from
    A2 with negative outlook

The principal methodology used in rating Factor banka and Abanka
Vipa was Moody's Consolidated Global Bank Rating Methodology
published in June 2012.

The principal methodology used in rating SID banka was
Government-Related Issuers: Methodology Update published in July
2012.



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* SPAIN: Bankruptcy Figures Up 28.6% in Second Quarter 2012
-----------------------------------------------------------
Xinhua News Agency reports that Spanish national statistical
institute INE on Monday said close to 2,300 Spanish enterprises
and individuals declared bankruptcy in the second quarter of
2012.

Xinhua relates that the INE said the number of debtors processed
in the April-June period increased by 28.6% to 2,272, the highest
since the eurozone debt crisis hit Spain.

Quarter on quarter, the figure was 2.2% higher than that of the
first three months of this year, Xinhua notes.

INE said 30.8% of the enterprises declaring bankruptcy in the
second quarter were in the construction and real estate sector,
Xinhua discloses.

According to Xinhua, about one third of the insolvent companies
employs only one to five employees.


* SPAIN: S&P Takes Various Rating Actions on Seven Multi-Cedulas
----------------------------------------------------------------
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its credit ratings in
seven 'repackaged' Spanish covered bonds ('multi-cedulas')
transactions and affirmed its ratings in another two. "At the
same time, we removed our ratings in all nine transactions from
CreditWatch negative, where we placed them on May 23, 2012," S&P
said.

The complete list of public ratings affected by the rating
actions is accessible at http://is.gd/veC9LJ

"The rating actions reflect mainly an increase in credit risk
that we have seen in the multi-cedulas transactions driven by the
rating actions or credit estimate revisions on Spanish financial
institutions issuing the cedulas (the 'cedulas issuers') that
have taken place in the first half of 2012. In addition, newly
assigned ratings to some cedulas issued by a number of the
underlying participants benefitted a few of these transactions.
However, this didn't translate into upgrades because rising
credit and concentration risks outweighed any positives gained
from new covered bond ratings," S&P said.

"On May 23, 2012, we placed our ratings in 43 multi-cedulas
transactions on CreditWatch negative while we reviewed the effect
of several rating factors that had continued to deteriorate since
our August 2011 analysis. Since then one transaction has
redeemed, we took rating actions on 12 on July 25, 2012, on
another 21 on Aug. 2, 2012, and we are  taking rating actions on
the remaining nine transactions," S&P said.

"The multi-cedulas transactions are repackagings of Spanish
cedulas, usually mortgage or public-sector covered bonds
('cedulas hipotecarias' or 'cedulas territoriales'). Our ratings
on the transactions' multi-cedulas bonds reflect our opinion on
the likelihood of the full and timely payment of the bonds
according to their original terms and conditions," S&P said.

"If a cedulas issuer defaults just before the final maturity
date, the rated multi-cedulas bonds would, according to their
terms and conditions, typically be subject to an extension of the
bond's scheduled maturity. Our ratings on the multi-cedulas bonds
reflect our view on the likelihood that the dedicated reserve
fund or liquidity line (the sources of credit enhancement for the
bonds) would mitigate potential interest shortfalls during the
cedulas issuer's recovery period. The recovery periods that we
assumed are equal or shorter in length than the maximum extension
period provided for in the transaction documents. If during this
period the cedulas hipotecarias are recovered, the funds will be
used to fully redeem the bonds proportionally to the recovered
cedulas, without necessarily waiting for the full extension
period to expire," S&P said.

"We generally assume that if a cedulas issuer defaults, a full
recovery on the underlying cedulas and ultimate repayment of
their principal would take place, provided the underlying cedulas
are sufficiently collateralized," S&P said.

"Nevertheless, based on our latest analysis, we believe the
credit enhancement to cover possible interest shortfalls in seven
of the nine transactions analyzed would not be sufficient to pay
interest on all of the bonds to the current rating level if a
cedulas issuer were to default," S&P said.

                         CREDIT MOVEMENTS

"As part of our analysis, we have taken into account updated
credit estimates on each of the cedulas issuers (where neither
the cedulas issuer nor the underlying cedulas has a public
rating)," S&P said.

"According to our rating definitions, a credit estimate is a
confidential indication of the likely issuer credit rating (ICR).
The estimate is based on a variety of sources, including
quantitative models, where applicable, and an abbreviated
methodology that draws on our analytical experience and sector
knowledge. These estimates do not involve direct contact with the
obligor's management or in-depth insight into operating,
financial, or strategic issues that such contact allows," S&P
said.

"Accordingly, the weighted-average credit estimates and ratings
on cedulas issuers in the multi-cedulas transactions have moved
downward since we last reviewed the multi-cedulas bonds in August
2011. We use these assessments as inputs into the CDO Evaluator
credit risk model," S&P said.

"The model establishes a scenario default rate (SDR), which is
one of the driving variables we use to assess whether the credit
enhancement available to each multi-cedulas bond is commensurate
with its rating," S&P said.

"The SDR results from the CDO Evaluator credit risk model have
increased in general terms as deteriorating creditworthiness has
resulted in lower credit estimates (and ratings), leading to the
negative rating actions on seven transactions," S&P said.

"However, over the past six months, we have assigned new ratings
to cedulas hipotecarias issued by some of the underlying issuers.
We have therefore used these ratings as the input parameters for
our CDO Evaluator when assessing the SDR in the related
transactions, rather than the ICR or credit estimate on the
cedulas issuers. Since our ratings on the cedulas hipotecarias
are typically higher than ICRs or credit estimates, the effect
for these transactions has been positive. However, this didn't
translate into upgrades because rising credit and concentration
risks outweighed any positives gained from new covered bond
ratings," S&P said.

"In addition, increased concentrations from new mergers since
last year contributed to rising SDRs for most transactions.
Therefore, the effect on the SDR has been very dependent on the
underlying composition of the participating issuers, and whether
or not these issuers' cedulas hipotecarias are rated," S&P said.

"The probability of default assumed in our analysis substantially
increases when credit estimates and ratings on the assets
deteriorate from investment to speculative grade. As a result,
the deteriorating creditworthiness of the cedulas issuers toward
these rating categories increases the SDR results," S&P said.

"To assess whether the credit enhancement provided is
commensurate with our ratings, we compare the liquidity line or
reserve fund available with the stressed (for floating-rate
bonds) interest that might need to be paid during the workout of
a defaulted cedulas issuer. We assess the credit enhancement
level as the product of the stressed interest rate to be paid on
the multi-cedulas, the SDR, and the recovery period," S&P said.



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DEWEY & LEBOEUF: UK Unit's Administrators Recommend Liquidation
---------------------------------------------------------------
Lisa Uhlman at Bankruptcy Law360 reports that Dewey & LeBoeuf
LLP's U.K. unit should be moved from administration to
liquidation, and will be on Aug. 6 unless its creditors call a
meeting before then, its joint administrators said in a
regulatory filing Friday.

In a statement to creditors filed with the U.K. Companies House,
the country's company registrar, Mark Shaw and Shay Bannon of BDO
LLP said the so-called U.K. LLP and payroll unit Dewey & LeBoeuf
Services Ltd. no longer belonged in administration, which is
essentially the British equivalent of a Chapter 11, according to
Bankruptcy Law360.

                       About Dewey & LeBoeuf

New York-based law firm Dewey & LeBoeuf LLP sought Chapter 11
bankruptcy (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. Case No. 12-12321) to complete the
wind-down of its operations.  The firm had struggled with high
debt and partner defections.  Dewey disclosed debt of US$245
million and assets of US$193 million in its chapter 11 filing
late evening on May 29, 2012.

Dewey & LeBoeuf was formed by the 2007 merger of Dewey Ballantine
LLP and LeBoeuf, Lamb, Greene & MacRae LLP.  At its peak, Dewey
employed about 2,000 people with 1,300 lawyers in 25 offices
across the globe.  When it filed for bankruptcy, only 150
employees were left to complete the wind-down of the business.

Dewey's offices in Hong Kong and Beijing are being wound down.
The partners of the separate partnership in England are in
process of winding down the business in London and Paris, and
administration proceedings in England were commenced May 28.  All
lawyers in the Madrid and Brussels offices have departed. Nearly
all of the lawyers and staff of the Frankfurt office have
departed, and the remaining personnel are preparing for the
closure.  The firm's office in Sao Paulo, Brazil, is being
prepared for closure and the liquidation of the firm's local
affiliate.  The partners of the firm in the Johannesburg office,
South Africa, are planning to wind down the practice.

The firm's ownership interest in its practice in Warsaw, Poland,
was sold to the firm of Greenberg Traurig PA on May 11 for
US$6 million.  The Pension benefit Guaranty Corp. took US$2
million of the proceeds as part of a settlement.

Judge Martin Glenn oversees the case.  Albert Togut, Esq., at
Togut, Segal & Segal LLP, represents the Debtor.  Epiq Bankruptcy
Solutions LLC serves as claims and notice agent.  The petition
was signed by Jonathan A. Mitchell, chief restructuring officer.

JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A., as Revolver Agent on behalf of the
lenders under the Revolver Agreement, hired Kramer Levin Naftalis
& Frankel LLP.  JPMorgan, as Collateral Agent for the Revolver
Lenders and the Noteholders, hired FTI Consulting and Gulf
Atlantic Capital, as financial advisors.  The Noteholders hired
Bingham McCutchen LLP as counsel.

The U.S. Trustee formed two committees -- one to represent
unsecured creditors and the second to represent former Dewey
partners.  The Former Partners hired Tracy L. Klestadt, Esq., and
Sean C. Southard, Esq., at Klestadt & Winters, LLP, as counsel.

Dewey & LeBoeuf has won Court authority to use lenders' cash
collateral through July 31, 2012.


FORUM BANK: Fitch Puts 'B' Long-Term IDR on Negative Watch
----------------------------------------------------------
Fitch Ratings has placed Ukraine's Forum Bank's ratings,
including its 'B' foreign currency Long-term Issuer Default
Rating (IDR), on Rating Watch Negative (RWN).

Rating Action Rationale and Drivers

The rating action follows the recent announcement that Ukrainian-
based Smart Holding will acquire a 96% stake in Forum from the
bank's current shareholder, Commerzbank AG ('A+'/Stable).  Fitch
has been informed that the sale is likely to be completed in the
next three to four months.

The affirmation of Forum's Viability Rating (VR) at 'cc' reflects
high pressure on the bank's economic capital and weak asset
quality.  In addition, there is a significant risk of continued
deposit outflow from Forum as a result of the announced
shareholder change, while liquid assets (net of short-term
interbank liabilities) covered a moderate 17% of customer
accounts at August 1, 2012.

Rating Sensitivities

Fitch expects to resolve the RWN and downgrade Forum's Long-term
IDRs in the near-term, i.e. prior to completion of the bank's
sale, to reflect the reduced probability of external support for
the bank from the new shareholder.

The Long-term IDR could be downgraded to 'CC', the current level
of the bank's VR, if Fitch believes that the acquisition is
unlikely to benefit the bank's standalone profile.

However, the downgrade might be slightly less severe if Fitch
understands that the transfer of ownership is likely to result in
improved prospects for work-outs and recoveries of some of the
bank's problem assets, or if the new owner supports Forum's
funding and liquidity profile.  Representatives of Smart Holding
have informed Fitch that no capital injections into Forum are
currently planned.  Nevertheless, some uncertainty remains
regarding the motivations of Smart Holding in acquiring the bank
and its plans for Forum's future development.

If funding outflows accelerate in the near term and are not
offset by liquidity support by either the new or the old
shareholder, resulting in the bank not being able to service its
current obligations, the Long-term IDR could be downgraded to
'RD'.  At present it is uncertain whether Commerzbank would
provide any further liquidity support to Forum prior to the
completion of the bank's sale, or whether the new shareholder
would be willing and able to make funding available.

Fitch will attempt to receive clarification from Smart Holding on
its plans for Forum, and from both shareholders on potential
interim liquidity support, prior to resolving the Rating Watch.

The rating actions are as follows:

  -- Long-term foreign currency IDR: 'B'; placed on Rating Watch
     Negative

  -- Long-term local currency IDR: 'B+'; placed on Rating Watch
     Negative

  -- Short-term foreign currency IDR: 'B'; placed on Rating Watch
     Negative

  -- Support Rating: '4'; placed on Rating Watch Negative

  -- Viability Rating: affirmed at 'cc'

  -- National Long-term Rating: 'AA+ (ukr)'; placed on Rating
     Watch Negative

  -- Senior unsecured: 'AA+(ukr)'; placed on Rating Watch
     Negative



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ACACIA LODGE: In Administration, Seeks Buyer
--------------------------------------------
Henley Standards reports that Acacia Lodge has also gone into
administration.

Three partners at Zolfo Cooper have been appointed joint
administrators of the company, which owns another nine care homes
in the South, according to Henley Standards.

"Our focus is very much on securing a buyer for these high-
quality and well-managed care homes and we welcome expressions of
interest.  In the meantime, we will continue to ensure that all
residents experience the same high standard of care they
currently receive," the report quoted Nick Cropper, a partner at
Zolfo Cooper, as saying.

The report notes that two other homes in the group, Aspen Grange
in Braintree and Amber Wood in Cheltenham, have also gone into
administration.

Acacia Lodge offers dementia, nursing and residential care.


BARNCEST: Norfolk Buys Business Out of Administration
-----------------------------------------------------
Norfolk Oak Ltd, the UK's only timber worktop manufacturer have
acquired the Barncrest trading name and goodwill on July 31, and
will continue to run the Barncrest brand as a separate marketing
name, ensuring its continued presence in the market.

Ian Walker and Julie Ann Palmer of leading corporate rescue and
recovery firm Begbies Traynor were appointed Administrators in
the spring of 2011 when Barncrest fell victim to the knock-on
effects of the recession on domestic house building and
refurbishment.

Norfolk Oak Ltd will be looking to supply Barncrest's wholesale,
retail and contractor clients.

James Everett, operations director of Norfolk Oak, commented,
"This is a perfect acquisition for us.  Barncrest has an
excellent reputation in the market, which we will build on even
further.  With our large manufacturing capability here in
Norfolk, sales through the Barncrest name will be seamlessly
integrated, providing enhanced product groups and customer
service.  We couldn't be happier."

Ian Walker, Partner at Begbies Traynor, added, "We are absolutely
delighted that after a long campaign we have succeeded in finding
a good home for this fine Cornish brand."


BRIDGE: In Administration, Cuts 100++ Jobs
------------------------------------------
Third Sector reports that The Board members of Bridge have put
the charity into administration because of financial difficulties
cutting more than 100 jobs in the process.

The charity's four centers in the north east of England will be
closed, according to Third Sector.

The report notes that the charity's latest accounts show that it
had an income of GBP1.1 million in 2011 and spent just over
GBP1.1 million.

The report says that Bridge received financial support from
organizations including the Big Lottery Fund, Sunderland City
Council and Durham County Council.

"Like many other voluntary organizations, Bridge has continuously
struggled with funding difficulties and cash-flow problems and
has always managed to 'ride the storm'. . . . However, in this
current economic climate we have been faced with many changes and
restrictions to central funding within education: this and other
factors led to reduced income and the dwindling of reserves," the
report quoted Sheila Davidson, chief executive of Bridge as
saying.

Gillian Sayburn, insolvency director at Begbies Traynor, which
has been appointed as administrator.

The report discloses that Mr. Sayburn said that there was still
hope that negotiations between stakeholders could result in parts
of the business being rescued.

Bridge is a Sunderland-based charity that provided training and
support to women in the north east.


CARNUNTUM I: S&P Lowers Rating on Class C Combo Notes to 'BB'
-------------------------------------------------------------
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered and removed from
CreditWatch negative its credit ratings on Carnuntum High Grade I
Ltd.'s class A1, A2, A3, B, C, D, and E notes, and the class C
combination notes.

Carnuntum High Grade I is a cash flow collateralized debt
obligation (CDO) of mainly European asset-backed securities (ABS)
transaction managed by Omicron Investment Management GmbH.

The class C combination notes comprise EUR15,000,000 of class A2
notes, EUR12,000,000 of class C notes, and EUR5,000,000 of class
E notes.

"Our ratings on the class A1, A2, and A3 notes address timely
payment of interest and ultimate repayment of principal," S&P
said.

"Our ratings on the class B, C, D, and E notes address ultimate
payment of interest and ultimate repayment of principal," S&P
said.

"Our rating on the class C combination notes addresses the
ultimate repayment of the rated balance. We calculate the rated
balance as the initial notional amount of the combination notes
minus the aggregate of all the distributions made to the
combination notes," S&P said.

"The rating actions follow the application of our updated
criteria for CDOs of pooled structured finance assets as well as
our assessment of the negative rating migration in the portfolio
of performing assets since our last review in July 2011," S&P
said

"None of the ratings was affected by either the largest obligor
default test or the largest industry default test, two
supplemental stress tests we introduced as part of our criteria
update," S&P said.

"We subjected the capital structure to a cash flow analysis based
on the updated methodology and assumptions as outlined by our
criteria, to determine the break-even default rate (BDR) for each
rated class at each rating level. At the same time, we conducted
an updated credit analysis based on our new assumptions to
determine the scenario default rate (SDR) at each rating level.
The application of our new CDO of ABS criteria led the scenario
default rates at each rating level to increase significantly, and
the assumed weighted average recovery rates for each rating
category to drop significantly," S&P said.

"In our view, the reduction in BDRs together with the rise in
SDRs indicates that the current credit enhancement levels
available to the class A1, A2, A3, B, C, D, and E notes, and the
class C combination notes are no longer commensurate with their
current rating levels," S&P said.

"As a result of these developments, we have lowered and removed
from CreditWatch negative our ratings on the class A1, A2, A3, B,
C, D, and E notes, and the class C combination notes," S&P said.

              STANDARD & POOR'S 17G-7 DISCLOSURE REPORT

SEC Rule 17g-7 requires an NRSRO, for any report accompanying a
credit rating relating to an asset-backed security as defined in
the Rule, to include a description of the representations,
warranties and enforcement mechanisms available to investors and
a description of how they differ from the representations,
warranties and enforcement mechanisms in issuances of similar
securities. The Rule applies to in-scope securities initially
rated (including preliminary ratings) on or after Sept. 26, 2011.

If applicable, the Standard & Poor's 17g-7 Disclosure Report
included in this credit rating report is available at:

            http://standardandpoorsdisclosure-17g7.com

RATINGS LIST

Class                        Rating
                      To                From

Carnuntum High Grade I Ltd.
EUR1.00 Billion Floating-Rate Notes

A1                    BBB+ (sf)         AA (sf)/Watch Neg
A2                    BBB (sf)          AA (sf)/Watch Neg
A3                    BB+ (sf)          A+ (sf)/Watch Neg
B                     BB (sf)           A (sf)/Watch Neg
C                     B+ (sf)           A- (sf)/Watch Neg
D                     B+ (sf)           BBB (sf)/Watch Neg
E                     B (sf)            BB (sf)/Watch Neg
C combo               BB (sf)           A- (sf)/Watch Neg


LONDON PLEASURE: In Administration on Chronic Mismanagement
-----------------------------------------------------------
London Evening Standard reports that London Pleasure Gardens has
gone into administration, little over a month after it opened
with the high profile backing of Boris Johnson and a GBP3 million
loan from Newham Council.

The collapse of the London Pleasure Gardens, close to the ExCel
Centre, comes amid allegations of chronic mismanagement and
safety failings, according to London Evening Standard.

The report notes that hundreds of staff are owed wages,
architects have not been paid and the creative director resigned.

"The decision by London Pleasure Gardens Limited to enter into
voluntary administration is regrettable but understandable. . . .
It is disappointing that the anticipated visitor numbers and
revenue from recent planned events have not materialised. . . .
London Pleasure Gardens won the right to operate the site for two
years from the LDA and Newham Council as the winner of a
Meanwhile London Competition," the report quoted a spokesperson
for the London Borough of Newham as saying.

The report notes that the Gardens hosted the Bloc festival but
was forced to close just hours after it started.

The company behind the festival, Baselogic Productions, have also
gone into administration, the report relates.


LONGTON CRANE: In Administration, Cuts 30 Jobs
----------------------------------------------
The Sentinel reports that Longton Crane Hire has gone into
administration cutting 30 jobs in the process.

The staff was given the news after being called to an impromptu
meeting, according to The Sentinel.

The Sentinel notes that since 2009, workers say they have had
their wages reduced and sometimes only worked four days a week
instead of five or six.  The report relates that workers had
hoped for a brighter future in recent months after the firm
bought new equipment.

Longton Crane Hire has been trading for 33 years and hires cranes
and lifting plans as well as offering staff and lift supervisors.
The company has a fleet of mobile cranes for hire, which have a
lifting capacity of 220 tonnes.  The company also provides a
contract lifting service, which means their staff take
responsibility for the entire lifting operation.


MATHIAS BAUERLE: Liquidator Expects to Sell Business Before Nov.
----------------------------------------------------------------
Pamela Mardle at PrintWeek reports that Martin Mucha, the
provisional liquidator of Mathias Bauerle, said he expected to
find an investor to take on the business as a going concern
before November and was adamant that selling the business off in
parts was not an option.

PrintWeek relates that Mr. Mucha also claimed to have been in
talks with a number of potential buyers, including rivals,
financial investors and those looking to synergise the company
with their own.

According to the report, the company was two weeks away from
running out of money when it filed for bankruptcy on July 23.

PrintWeek notes that the German firm, which turned over nearly
EUR14 million (GBP11 million) in 2011, attributed insolvency to
poor sales in the quarter leading up to Drupa.  However, the
company claimed that its receipt of orders had stabilised during
and since the fair, showing "promising" signs for the company's
survival, the report says.

As reported in the Troubled Company Reporter-Europe on Aug. 1,
2012, PrintWeek said Mathias Bauerle (MB) filed for bankruptcy
protection.  PrintWeek, citing local media reports, related that
Martin Mucha, an insolvency specialist with Stuttgart law firm
Grub Brugger, was appointed provisional liquidator to MB on
July 23, 2012.

Mathias Bauerle was founded in 1863 and has been involved in the
development and production of print finishing equipment for more
than 50 years.  MB's UK distributor is Encore Machinery.


SOLAR ENERGY: High Court Winds Up National Solar Panel Company
--------------------------------------------------------------
Solar Energy Savings Limited, which marketed and sold solar panel
systems to the general public, was wound-up on July 26, 2012, by
the High Court in Manchester on a petition presented by the
Secretary of State for Business, Innovation and Skills in the
public interest following an investigation by Company
Investigations of The Insolvency Service.

Solar, based in Manchester but with offices throughout Great
Britain, commenced trading in early 2011 and had a turnover of
more than GBP50 million. The company did not itself carry out the
installation of the solar panels but contacted prospective
customers via a series of telephone marketing calls leading
ultimately to a home visit by a salesman.

The investigation found that Solar engaged in serious mis-selling
practices during these home visits involving high pressure sales
tactics, misrepresentation and other illegal or irregular sales
practices.

In particular,

   * customers were falsely led to believe that Solar was part
     of a government backed or officially authorised scheme
     providing discounts of up to 30% but that these were
     limited by number or time;

   * Solar's salesmen consistently overstated the performance
     of the panels and the return on investment likely to be
     achieved by the customer;

   * Solar claimed to be a member of a trade body when it was
     not;

   * customers were subjected to a sales pitch lasting in
     excess of two hours and signed contracts merely to get
     the salesman to leave their homes;

   * customers were incorrectly told that the system could be
     reinstalled free of charge if they moved home;

   * Solar induced customers to sign a contract with the promise
     that they would receive the full amount of their purchase
     price back after five years through a scheme falsely said
     to be underwritten by an international company called
     Capital Suisse; and

   * Solar failed to maintain adequate accounting records,
     preventing the Investigator from obtaining accurate
     information about sales and cancellations, customer
     deposits and the true nature and extent of payments made
     from its bank account.

At trial, Solar did not admit the Secretary of State's
allegations but did not object to the making of a winding up
order on the grounds alleged by the Secretary of State and the
Court was satisfied that Solar should be wound up.

Commenting on the case, Scott Crighton, Investigation Supervisor
said: "Solar Energy Savings Limited persistently and deliberately
flouted both statutory regulations and industry standard selling
practices in order to generate sales and widely promoted a non-
existent scheme in order to induce members of the public into
signing a contract.

These proceedings make clear that The Insolvency Service will
take firm and decisive action to protect the public against such
objectionable practices."

The petition to wind-up Solar Energy Savings Limited was
presented under s124A of the Insolvency Act 1986 on March 7,
2012. The company was wound up on July 26, 2012.

Solar Energy Savings Limited marketed and sold solar panel
systems to the general public.


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