Tuesday February 20, 2018 00:28

STANDARD&POOR Press Releases

Poland-Based Debt Purchaser GetBack S.A. Outlook Revised To #B/B# Ratings Stcoks—19 Feb 18

MOSCOW (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 19, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it has revised its outlook on Poland-based distressed-debt purchaser GetBack S.A. to positive from stable. At the same time, we affirmed our 'B' long-term and 'B'

Deerfield Beach, FL Debt Rating Raised To #AA# On Updated Methodology Stcoks—16 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 16, 2018--S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term rating to 'AA' from 'AA-' on Deerfield Beach, Fla.'s debt secured by its covenant to budget and appropriate non-ad valorem revenue based on the application of

[SPSF] One Tranche Of Tokai Labour Bank Series 8 RMBS Ratings On Remaining Tranches Stcoks—16 Feb 18

TOKYO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 16, 2018--S&P Global SF Japan Inc. (SPSF) today said it has raised its ratings on the subordinated trust certificates 26 issued under the Tokai Labour Bank Series 8 Residential Mortgage Backed Trust Certificates

Venezuela Long-Term Foreign Currency #SD# Rating Affirmed Stcoks—16 Feb 18

On Feb. 15, 2018, S&P Global Ratings affirmed its long- and short-term foreign currency sovereign issuer credit ratings on Venezuela at 'SD/D'. At the same time, we lowered seven issue ratings on Venezuela's global bonds to 'D' from 'CC'. Our long-

Rating On Class B From CAN Capital Funding LLC 2004-1 Lowered And Removed From CreditWatch Stcoks—16 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 15, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today lowered its rating on the class B note from CAN Capital Funding LLC's series 2014-1, an asset-backed securities (ABS) transaction primarily backed by a pool of loans and

Denbury Resources Inc. Rating Raised To #CCC+# From #SD#; Outlook Stable Stcoks—16 Feb 18

DALLAS (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 15, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today raised its corporate credit rating on Plano, Texas-based Denbury Resources Inc. to 'CCC+' from 'SD' (selective default). The outlook is stable. We also affirmed our 'B'

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

Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County, WY Revenue Bond Rating Lowered To #BB+# On Declining Fiscal Stcoks—15 Feb 18

S&P Global Ratings lowered its long-term rating to 'BB+' on Sweetwater County, Wyo.'s series 2013A fixed-rate revenue bonds, issued for Memorial Hospital of Sweetwater County (MHSC). The outlook is stable. "The downgrade reflects our view of MHSC's

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

Maricopa County Union High School District, No. 214 (Tolleson), AZ GO Rating Raised To Stcoks—15 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings raised its long-term rating and underlying rating (SPUR) to 'AA-' from 'A+' on Maricopa County Union High School District, No. 214 (Tolleson), Ariz.'s outstanding general

Great Bridge Capital Co. LLC#s Short-Term Liabilities Assigned #A-1 (sf)# Stcoks—15 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'A-1 (sf)' short-term ratings to Great Bridge Capital Co. LLC's (the program's) U.S. standard, callable, puttable, and puttable/callable asset-backed commercial

Ratings Withdrawn On Three Interest-Only Classes From Three U.S. CMBS Stcoks—15 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today withdrew its 'AAA (sf)' ratings on three classes of interest-only (IO) commercial mortgage pass-through certificates from three U.S. commercial mortgage-backed securities

TTM Technologies Inc. First-Lien Debt Ratings Lowered To #BB+# On $600 Million Recovery Revised To Stcoks—15 Feb 18

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today revised its recovery rating to '2' from '1' on Costa Mesa, Calif.-printed circuit board manufacturer TTM Technologies Inc.'s first-lien debt (term loan and revolving

Cincinnati Children#s Hospital Medical Center and Affiliates Revenue Bonds And Commercial Paper Stcoks—15 Feb 18

CHICAGO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'AA/A-1+' long-term rating to Hamilton County, Ohio's $42.16 million series 2018Z and $65 million series 2018AA adjustable-rate hospital facilities refunding revenue

MTF Warehouse Trust No.1 Notes Rating Raised Stcoks—15 Feb 18

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 15, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today raised to 'AAA (sf)' from 'AA (sf)' its rating on the warehouse notes issued by Trustees Executors Ltd. as trustee of MTF Warehouse Trust No.1. The notes are backed by

One Rating Raised, One Rating Affirmed On Two LOC-Supported Bond Issues Stcoks—15 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today raised its rating on Indiana Finance Authority's $38 million environmental improvement revenue refunding bonds series 2006 due Aug. 1, 2030, to 'A-/A-2' from 'BBB+/A-2' (see

GNC Holdings Inc. Upgraded To #CCC+# On Announced Refinancing Ratings On CreditWatch Stcoks—15 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today raised its corporate credit rating on the Pittsburgh, Pa.-based vitamin and supplement retailer GNC Holdings Inc. to 'CCC+' from 'SD'. We also placed all ratings on CreditWatch

HSBC Finance Corp. Ratings Withdrawn At The Issuer#s Request Stcoks—15 Feb 18

On Feb. 14, 2018, S&P Global Ratings 'A/A-1' issuer credit ratings on HSBC Finance Corp are unchanged. The outlook remained stable. We subsequently withdrew all ratings at the company's

Stephens County School District, GA GO Rating Raised To #A-# On Strong Budgetary P Outlook Stcoks—15 Feb 18

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings removed its ratings on Stephens County School District, Ga.'s outstanding general obligation (GO) debt from CreditWatch with negative implications, where they had been placed on

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

Woodside Petroleum Ltd. Outlook Revised To Stable On Equity Raising, Acquisition Of S #BBB+# Stcoks—14 Feb 18

SYDNEY (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings said today that it had revised its rating outlook to stable from negative on Australia-based oil and gas company Woodside Petroleum Ltd. At the same time, we affirmed the 'BBB+'

Quintis Ltd. Ratings Discontinued Stcoks—14 Feb 18

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today discontinued its 'D' rating on Quintis Ltd., an Australian sandalwood plantation company. On Sept. 1, 2017, we lowered the rating on Quintis to 'D' after the company had

Westpac Banking Corp. Subordinated Instruments Rating Reinstated At Stcoks—14 Feb 18

SYDNEY (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today said it has corrected by reinstating its 'BBB+' rating on Westpac Banking Corp.'s US$800 million subordinated callable fixed rate instruments due Feb. 28, 2023. We had withdrawn

W.R. Grace Co. Downgraded To #BB# From #BB+# Due To New Debt And Weaker-Than-Expected P Outlook Stcoks—14 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 13, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today lowered its corporate credit rating on W.R. Grace & Co. to 'BB' from 'BB+'. The outlook is stable. At the same time, we assigned our 'BBB-' issue-level and '1' recovery

Ratings Affirmed On Laurel Road Prime Student Loan 2017-B Stcoks—14 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 13, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its ratings on the class A-1, A-2, B, and C notes from Laurel Road Prime Student Loan 2017-B, which is backed by a pool of private student loans (see list). The loans

Kemper Group Ratings Infinity Property Casualty Corp. Ratings Put On CW Negative After Merger Stcoks—14 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 13, 2018--S&P Global Rating said today it Services affirmed its ratings on Kemper Group following the company's announcement that it had agreed to purchase Infinity Property & Casualty Corp. (Infinity) for

Quintis Ltd. Ratings Discontinued Stcoks—14 Feb 18

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 14, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today discontinued its 'D' rating on Quintis Ltd., an Australian sandalwood plantation company. On Sept. 1, 2017, we lowered the rating on Quintis to 'D' after the company had

ZAIS CLO 8 Ltd./ZAIS CLO 8 LLC $414 Million Notes Assigned Preliminary Stcoks—14 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 13, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary ratings to ZAIS CLO 8 Ltd.'s $414 million floating-rate notes (see list). The note issuance is a CLO transaction backed by primarily broadly syndicated

Lake Elsinore Redevelopment Agency, CA TAB Rating Raised To #AA-# On Continued AV Stcoks—14 Feb 18

SAN FRANCISCO (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 13, 2018--S&P Global Ratings raised its underlying rating to 'AA-' from 'A+' on Lake Elsinore Facilities Financing Authority, Calif.'s series 2010B tax allocation bonds (TABs), issued on behalf of the Lake