Tuesday April 25, 2017 02:15

PROFILE Press Releases

SWISS-BELHOTEL INTERNATIONAL FIRMS UP PRESENCE IN MIDDLE EAST, AFRICA INDIA WITH APPOINTMENT OF LAURENT A. VOIVENEL AS SENIOR VP Lifestyle—24 Apr 17

In the region's most high-profile appointment, global hospitality group Swiss-Belhotel International has named Laurent A. Voivenel as Senior Vice President, Operations and Development for the Middle East, Africa and India. This strategic announcement

East Wenatchee Water District, WA Bonds Assigned #AA# Rating On Very Strong Financial, Enterprise Risk Profiles Stcoks—20 Apr 17

SAN FRANCISCO--20 Apr--S&P Global Ratings

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) April 19, 2017--S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AA' long-term rating to East Wenatchee Water District (EWWD), Wash.'s series 2017 water revenue and refunding bonds. At the same time, we affirmed our 'AA' long-term rating on the district's existing parity-lien bonds. The outlook is stable. "The rating reflects, in our opinion, the combination of a very strong enterprise risk profile and a very strong financial risk profile," said S&P Global Ratings credit analyst Chloe Weil. "The rating further reflects our view of the district's affordable rates and very low industry risk," Ms. Weil added. The district is issuing 2017 bonds primarily for the purpose of funding capital improvements. The remaining bond proceeds will be used to advance refund a portion of the 2010 water revenue bonds. The district covers about 30 square miles, including the city of East Wenatchee and is located in the central portion of the state of Washington.

The district is on the east side of the Cascade mountain range in Douglas County and east of the Columbia River. Certain terms used in this report, particularly certain adjectives used to express our view on rating relevant factors, have specific meanings ascribed to them in our criteria, and should therefore be read in conjunctio

West Wilson Utility District, TN Water Bond Rating Raised To #AA# On Continuously Strong Financial Stcoks—18 Apr 17

CHICAGO (S&P Global Ratings) April 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term rating on West Wilson Utility District, Tenn.'s outstanding water revenue bonds one notch, to 'AA' from 'AA-'. At the same time, we assigned our 'AA' rating to

SINGAPORE#S AVIATO WINS AIRASIA AIRVOLUTION HACKATHON Lifestyle—28 Mar 17

At the end of the 18-hour hackathon in RedQ here, the team emerged with the best solution to the challenge - how to profile AirAsia fans based on their digital social footprint to improve customer experience. Aviato's proposal allowed them to piece

Neoenergia #BB# And #brAA-# Ratings Affirmed, Stand-Alone Credit Profile Revised To #bb# From Stcoks—28 Mar 17

SAO PAULO (S&P Global Ratings) March 27, 2017--S&P Global affirmed its 'BB'global scale and 'brAA-' national scale long-term corporate credit ratings onNeonergia S.A. and its core subsidiaries, Companhia de Eletricidade do Estadoda Bahia

SAIC Roewe RX5 and Roewe eRX5 won the German IF DESIGN AWARD 2017 Automotive—20 Mar 17

German iF Design Award Organizing Committee announced that SAIC Roewe RX5 and Roewe eRX5 (its new energy model) won the "IF DESIGN AWARD 2017" which was another time for Roewe brand to top the most high-profile design stage Ultrahigh level of appearance

Yuexiu Property Ratings Placed On CreditWatch Negative On Potential Weakening Of Group Credit Stcoks—01 Mar 17

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) March 1, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today placed its 'BBB-' long-term corporate credit rating and 'cnBBB+' long-term Greater China regional scale rating on China-based Yuexiu Property Co. Ltd. on CreditWatch with

Photo Release: The Launch of non- surgical Medical Aesthetic Treatments and wellness General—15 Feb 17

Ms. Apantree Srimuang, Mr. Anukool Rattanaphan, and Mr. Chayaphol urapong, the three co-founders of "Kharites Medical Aesthetic Clinic" welcome high-profile guests at the launch of their non- surgical Medical Aesthetic Treatments and wellness clinic. The

Cyber Security in 2017 IT—09 Jan 17

2016 saw a huge number and variety of cyberattacks, ranging from a high-profile DDoS using hijacked Internet-facing security cameras to the alleged hacking of party officials during the US election. We also saw a rising tide of data breaches, from

Snoqualmie, WA Water And Sewer Revenue Bond Rating Raised To #AA-# On Extremely Strong Enterprise Stcoks—06 Jan 17

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 5, 2017--S&P Global Ratings raised its underlying rating (SPUR) to 'AA-' from 'A' on Snoqualmie, Wash.'s existing water and sewer utility revenue bonds. The outlook is stable. "The raised rating reflects, in

New Foundations Charter School, PA Bonds Upgraded To #BBB-# From #BB+# On Very Strong Enterprise Stcoks—23 Dec 16

DALLAS (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 22, 2016--S&P Global Ratings has raised its long-term rating to 'BBB-' from 'BB+' on Philadelphia Authority for Industrial Development's $14 million series 2012 tax-exempt revenue bonds, issued for New Foundations

RECORD OFF-PLAN BANGKOK LUXURY RESIDENTIAL PRICES IN 2016 Properties—22 Dec 16

While less buoyant than previous years, the Bangkok luxury residential market witnessed a series of high-profile launches and record off-plan sales prices over 2016, outperforming an overall residential sector more widely overshadowed by slowing sales

AA2000 #B-# Rating New Proposed Issue Rated #B-#; Stand-Alone Credit Profile Is Stcoks—15 Dec 16

BUENOS AIRES (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 14, 2016--S&P Global Ratings said today that it affirmed its 'B-' corporate and issue ratings on Aeropuertos Argentina S.A. 2000 (AA2000), and assigned a 'B-' rating to the proposed issuance. The outlook

York University #A# Ratings Affirmed As Financial Profile S Outlook Off Stcoks—08 Dec 16

TORONTO (S&P Global Ratings) Dec. 7, 2016--S&P Global Ratings today said it affirmed its 'A' long-term issuer credit and senior unsecured debt ratings on York University, in Toronto. The outlook is positive. S&P Global Ratings removed the

Xultophy(R) Demonstrates Similar Glucose Control with Reduced Risk of Hypoglycaemia and a Superior Heathcare—02 Dec 16

Novo Nordisk today announced new phase 3b trial (DUAL VII) results with Xultophy(R) (IDegLira). Xultophy(R) is a once-daily, single injection fixed combination of a long-acting basal insulin (insulin degludec) and a glucagon-like peptide-1 (GLP-1)

LUXURY ALL-VILLA BEACHFRONT RESORT THE ANAM REVEALS FIVE-STAR MANAGEMENT TEAM LED BY GENERAL Lifestyle—02 Dec 16

NHA TRANG, VIETNAM: Exclusive colonial-styled beachfront resort, The Anam, is continuing to set new standards in luxurious hospitality in Vietnam with the unveiling of a distinguished and high-profile team led by legendary hotelier Duncan MacLean. With

LPC Holding Risk Profile Assessment Revised To Highly Leveraged On Acquisition Of Degania Silicone Stcoks—01 Dec 16

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 30, 2016--S&P Global Ratings said today that it affirmed its 'B' corporate credit and issue-level ratings on U.S.-based LPC Holding Co. and related entities. The outlook is stable. At the same time, we affirmed

Centre College of Kentucky Bond Rating Raised To #A# On Strong Enterprise, Financial Stcoks—22 Nov 16

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 21, 2016--S&P Global Ratings raised its underlying rating (SPUR) on Boyle County, Ky.'s existing bonds, issued on behalf of Centre College of Kentucky, to 'A' from 'A-'. At the same time, S&P Global Ratings

Fitch: New Regulations May Boost Thai Insurers Risk Profiles Stcoks—15 Nov 16

Fitch Ratings says the second phase of Thailand's Risk-Based Capital (RBC 2) framework, which is in the process of being drafted, will enhance the risk profiles of insurance companies, which will make them more closely aligned with those of their

Sanofi Presented Full Results of a PK/PD Study Comparing Toujeo(R) to Insulin Degludec in People Heathcare—14 Nov 16

- Toujeo(R) provides a flatter profile than insulin degludec with less within-day fluctuations - Sanofi presented today the full results of a pharmacokinetic / pharmacodynamic (PK/PD) study with Toujeo(R) (insulin glargine 300 Units/mL) and insulin

Milford Regional Medical Center, MA Bond Rating Outlook Revised To Negative From Stable On Weakened Stcoks—09 Nov 16

BOSTON (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 8, 2016--S&P Global Ratings revised its outlook on the Massachusetts Development Finance Agency's $107 million series 2014F and 2007E bonds, issued for Milford Regional Medical Center (Milford), to negative from