Sunday February 18, 2018 08:14

POSITIVE Press Releases

LTI Holdings Inc. #B-# Rating Affirmed On Acquisition Of Action F New Debt Outlook Revised To Stcoks—16 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 15, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its 'B-' corporate credit rating on Modesto, Calif.-based diversified specialty components manufacturer LTI Holdings Inc. (operating as Boyd Corp.). The outlook is

Origin Energy Ltd. Ratings Affirmed At #BBB-# Despite Hybrid Outlook Remains Stcoks—15 Feb 18

SYDNEY (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 15, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it had affirmed its 'BBB-' long-term and 'A-3' short-term corporate credit ratings on Origin Energy Ltd. (Origin). At the same time, we affirmed the 'BBB-' rating on

U.S. Steel Corp. Outlook Revised To Positive As Cash Flows Ratings Stcoks—15 Feb 18

TORONTO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its ratings on United States Steel Corp. (U.S. Steel), including its 'B' long-term corporate credit rating on the company, and revised the outlook to positive from

Swedish Bearing Co. SKF Outlook Revised To Positive On Expectations Of Improving Credit #BBB-# Stcoks—14 Feb 18

STOCKHOLM (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it had revised its outlook on Sweden-based capital goods company SKF AB to positive from stable. At the same time, we affirmed our 'BBB-' long term issuer credit and

Calfrac Well Services Ltd. Rating Raised To #B-# From #CCC+# On Improving Credit Outlook Stcoks—13 Feb 18

TORONTO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 12, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today said it raised its long-term corporate credit rating on Calgary, Alta.-based Calfrac Well Services Ltd. to 'B-' from 'CCC+', and its issue-level rating on Calfrac Holdings

Time Inc. Rating Raised To #B+# And Removed From CreditWatch Ratings Then Withdrawn On Meredith Stcoks—13 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 12, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today raised its corporate credit rating on New York-based media company Time Inc. to 'B+' from 'B' and removed it from CreditWatch, where we had placed it with positive implications

ไฟเซอร์ ประเทศไทย สนับสนุนงานประชุมวิชาการด้านโรคมะเร็ง Heathcare—12 Feb 18

แผนกมะเร็งวิทยาของบริษัท ไฟเซอร์ (ประเทศไทย) จำกัด (Pfizer Oncology) ให้การสนับสนุนการจัดงานประชุมวิชาการ 'The 5th Ramathibodi-Mayo Clinic Joint Conference: Best Practice in Oncology 2018' ช่วง Lunch Symposium' ในหัวข้อ Continuum of care for ALK positive

Yellowstone Energy LP Senior Secured Notes #BBB-# Rating Outlook Revised To Positive From Stcoks—09 Feb 18

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 8, 2018-- S&P Global Ratings today revised the outlook on Yellowstone Energy LP's (YELP) senior debt to positive from stable, and affirmed the 'BBB-' rating on YELP's $131.5 million senior secured notes due

Entegris Inc. Outlook Revised to Positive on Strong Operating Performance and Lower Stcoks—09 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 8, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today revised its outlook to positive from stable on Billerica, Mass.–based Entegris Inc. and affirmed the 'BB' corporate credit rating. At the same time, we affirmed our

Wyandotte, MI Electric Revenue Debt Rating Outlook Revised To Positive On Improved Stcoks—08 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 7, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook to positive from stable and affirmed its 'BBB' underlying rating (SPUR) on Wyandotte, Mich.'s electric revenue debt. "The positive outlook reflects our opinion of

UN Human Rights Chief ends visit to Indonesia Full statement General—07 Feb 18

UN High Commissioner for Human Rights Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein today closed at a press conference his official visits to Indonesia from 5 to 7 February. "There are some dark clouds on the horizon but I am encouraged by the positive momentum and hope the

Bon Secours Health System Inc., MD Outlook Revised To Positive On Enterprise Strengths, Steady Stcoks—07 Feb 18

BOSTON (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 6, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook to positive from stable and affirmed its 'A' long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) on Bon Secours Health System Inc. (BSHSI), Md.'s debt supported by various

Eastland, TX Limited-Tax GO Outlook Revised To Stable From Positive On Expectations of Persistently Stcoks—02 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 1, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook on Eastland, Texas' limited-tax general obligation (GO) bonds to stable from positive, and affirmed the 'A-' rating on the bonds. "The outlook revision reflects

Three Ratings On Three SMB Private Education Loan Deals Placed On CreditWatch Nine Ratings Stcoks—02 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 1, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today placed its ratings on three class B notes from three SMB Private Education Loan Trust transactions on CreditWatch with positive implications. At the same time, we affirmed our

U.K.-Based Rigid Plastic Packaging Producer RPC Group Assigned #BB+# Outlook Stcoks—01 Feb 18

LONDON (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 1, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'BB+' long-term corporate credit rating to U.K.-based rigid plastic packaging producer, RPC Group Plc. The outlook is positive. RPC produces plastic packaging from

West China Cement Ltd. Outlook Revised To Positive On Lower Financial #B+# Ratings Stcoks—30 Jan 18

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 30, 2018--On Jan. 30, 2018, S&P Global Ratings revised the outlook on West China Cement Ltd. (WCC) to positive from stable. We also affirmed the 'B+' long-term corporate credit rating on WCC and 'B+' long-term

Royal Bank of Scotland International Rated #BBB/A-2#; Outlook Positive Stcoks—30 Jan 18

LONDON (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 30, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it assigned its 'BBB/A-2' long- and short-term issuer credit ratings to RBS International. The outlook is positive. The U.K. financial regulator's ring-fencing

Outlook On QBE Insurance Group And Core Operating Entities Revised To Stable From Ratings Stcoks—30 Jan 18

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 30, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today said it has revised to stable from positive its outlook on global multiline insurer QBE Insurance Group Ltd. (QBE) and the group's core and highly strategically important

IAC/InterActiveCorp. #BB# Rating Outlook Revised To Positive On Expected Improved Metrics, Revenue Stcoks—30 Jan 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 29, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its 'BB' corporate credit rating on IAC/InterActiveCorp. and revised the outlook to positive from stable. At the same time, we affirmed the 'BB' issue-level rating on

Indiantown Cogeneration L.P. Senior Debt #BBB+# And Subordinated Debt #BB+# Rating Outlook Revised Stcoks—30 Jan 18

TORONTO (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 29, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed the 'BBB+' rating on ICL's $268.4 million senior secured notes and the 'BB+' rating on its $127.8 million subordinated notes. We also revised the outlook on both issues

CreditWatch Implications On Promsvyazbank #B+# Rating Changed To Positive On Announced New Stcoks—29 Jan 18

MOSCOW (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 29, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today revised the CreditWatch implications on its 'B+' long-term issuer credit rating on Russia-based Promsvyazbank PJSC to positive from negative. At the same time, we affirmed our

Central Maine Power Co. Ratings Outlook Revised To Positive Stcoks—26 Jan 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 25, 2018-- S&P Global Ratings today affirmed the ratings on Central Maine Power Co. (CMP), including the 'A-' issuer credit rating, and revised the rating outlook to positive from stable. The positive outlook

HTC VIVE And World Economic Forum Partner For The Future Of The VR/AR For Impact Heathcare—23 Jan 18

- New "VR/AR for Impact" Content Designed to Help Drive Positive Change Across the Globe Showcased at World Economic Forum 2018 HTC VIVE(TM), the leader in premium Virtual Reality (VR), today announced a partnership with the World Economic Forum (WEF)

Energizer Holdings Inc. Outlook Revised To Negative From Positive, Notes Rating Placed On Watch Stcoks—17 Jan 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 16, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today revised its outlook on St. Louis, Mo.–based Energizer Holdings Inc. to negative from positive and affirmed the 'BB' corporate credit rating. At the same time, we placed

Mazda continued growth in Thai market with sales of 52,000, 21% increased, revealing Innovative Automotive—15 Jan 18

Mazda Sales (Thailand) Co. Ltd. has revealed its successful business performance for 2017, and is confident that the Thai automobile market will return to an active state in 2018 due to several positive factors. Mazda is preparing to introduce 4 new

Altice USA Inc. #B+# Rating Outlook Revised To Positive On Spin- Debt Ratings Stcoks—11 Jan 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 10, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today revised the outlook to positive on the 'B+' corporate credit rating on Town of Oyster Bay, N.Y.-based cable provider Altice USA Inc. We also affirmed all existing debt ratings

One World International School Opens New Singapore Campus General—10 Jan 18

One World International School (OWIS), which won a hotly contested tender from the Singapore Government to offer a first-of-its-kind moderate-fee international school, opened its new 1,200-seat campus this week to overwhelmingly positive reception

Richland County, OH GO Rating Outlook Revised To Positive On Improved Budgetary Stcoks—09 Jan 18

CHICAGO (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 8, 2018--S&P Global Ratings revised the outlook to positive from stable and affirmed its 'A+' long-term rating on Richland County, Ohio's general obligation (GO) debt. At the same time, we assigned our 'SP-1+'

Accenture Report Identifies Underlying Currents Driving the Shifts of Tomorrow and Ways to Design General—28 Dec 17

Fjord Trends32takes a provocative look at the developments to watch for in 2018, according to Fjord, design and innovation from Accenture Interactive Analyzing the pressing forces acting internally and externally on organizations and society, Accenture

SHREIT Sets First Trading Day, Confident Its 3 Quality Hotels in ASEAN Will Score Consistently Stcoks—27 Dec 17

The Strategic Hospitality Extendable Freehold and Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (SHREIT) has set its First Trading Day on the Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) on December 27 after a successful IPO of its units at 10 Baht par each that was