Mumbai: Rating woes continued for Cox and Kings, as Care Ratings on Thursday downgraded the tour operators rating to default grade, as it grappled with a cash crunch to service its debt and other obligations.

In an evening release, Cox and Kings said the ratings agency has downgraded issuer rating on Rs 1,750 crore long-term facilities and Rs 1,685 crore commercial paper to D, while it reaffirmed the companys Rs 250 crore non-convertible debenture issue, and Rs 375 crore commercial papers at D or default rating.

On Wednesday, Cox & Kings defaulted on commercial paper of Rs 125 crore, a third default of the company in the past fortnight, totaling Rs 325 crore.

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