Sunday November 19, 2017 13:43

TODAY Press Releases

PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia Outlook Revised To Positive On Resilient Asset #BB+/B# Ratings Stcoks—17 Nov 17

SINGAPORE (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today revised its outlook on PT Bank Rakyat Indonesia (Persero) Tbk. (BRI) to positive from stable. At the same time, we affirmed our 'BB+' long-term and 'B' short-term issuer

Thailand Board of Investment (BOI) Introduces New Measures Aimed at Modernizing Agricultural General—17 Nov 17

Agriculture has long been the backbone of Thai economy and remains so today. Looking ahead while the country is transforming itself into an advanced economy, the Thai government is modernizing the country's agricultural sector through various investment

MyState Bank Ltd. Ratings Lowered To #BBB-/A-3#, Then Withdrawn At Issuer#s Stcoks—17 Nov 17

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today said it has lowered its long-term issuer credit rating on Tasmania-based MyState Bank Ltd. (MSB) to 'BBB-' from 'BBB' and its short-term issuer credit rating to 'A-3' from

Iceland-Based Islandsbanki#s Proposed Tier-2 Subordinated Notes Rated Stcoks—17 Nov 17

STOCKHOLM (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 17, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today said that it has assigned its 'BBB-' long-term issue rating to the proposed Swedish krona-denominated tier-2 nondeferrable, subordinated notes of Islandsbanki hf

Metavine#s Crowd Machine Unveils Their Vision for the Evolution of IT—17 Nov 17

- First-To-Market With A Full Blockchain Developer Stack To Decentralize Apps of The Future Metavine Labs, responsible for the renowned Metavine Genesis(TM) product, today unveiled a prototype for the evolution of blockchain and the creation of fully

PEA teams up with Messe Frankfurt and The Exhibiz to open Thailand Lighting Fair 2017 under the Energy—17 Nov 17

Thailand's Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA), Messe Frankfurt New Era, and The Exhibiz Co Ltd today open Thailand Lighting Fair 2017, ASEAN's leading trade fair on lighting technology, design and solutions. The event is being held for the third

oBike and IME Group Team Up to Provide Fuss-Free Transportation for Concert General—17 Nov 17

oBike, the first smart stationless bike-sharing operator to launch in Malaysia, today announced a one-year exclusive partnership with IME Group, Asia's leading concert organizer, in providing concert goers a convenient way to get to and from IME events

LTS Group Holdings LLC Rating Raised To #BBB-# From #B#, Removed From CreditWatch On A Rating Then Stcoks—17 Nov 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today raised its corporate credit rating on Boxborough, Mass.-based LTS Group Holdings LLC to 'BBB-' from 'B' and removed it from CreditWatch, where we had placed it with positive

CreditWatch Resolved on 113 Classes From Seven Deals Backed By New York State Tobacco Settlement Stcoks—17 Nov 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today took various rating actions on 113 classes from Erie Tobacco Asset Securitization Corp., Nassau County Tobacco Settlement Corp., New York Counties Tobacco Trust I, II, III, IV,

Repackaged Asset-Backed Securities Designated Activity Co. Series 2017-6 Notes Assigned #AAA# Stcoks—17 Nov 17

CENTENNIAL (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'AAA' rating to Repackaged Asset-Backed Securities Designated Activity Co.'s (RABS') JPY / CNY28.7388 billion series 2017-6 class A floating-rate notes. RABS is

National Oilwell Varco Inc. #BBB+# Corporate Credit Rating Outlook Stcoks—17 Nov 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today affirmed its 'BBB+' corporate credit and senior unsecured ratings, as well as the 'A-2' short-term corporate credit and commercial paper ratings on Houston-based National

Westmoreland Coal Co. Downgraded To #CCC# From #CCC+# On Potential Covenant Breach, Outlook Stcoks—17 Nov 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017-- S&P Global Ratings today lowered its corporate credit rating on Englewood, Colo.–based Westmoreland Coal Co. to 'CCC' from 'CCC+'. The outlook is negative. At the same time, we lowered our

TransCanada PipeLines Ltd.#s Floating-Rate Senior Unsecured Notes And Senior Unsecured Notes Due Stcoks—17 Nov 17

TORONTO (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today said it assigned its 'A-' issue-level rating to TransCanada PipeLines Ltd.'s (TCPL) US$550 million floating-rate senior notes due 2019; and US$700 million 2.125% senior notes

Madagascar: World Bank Granted $45 Million to Enhance Public Finance Sustainability and The Stcoks—17 Nov 17

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2017 - The World Bank approved today a $45 million grant for the second Public Finance Sustainability and Investment Development Policy Financing (DPF) operation. Building on the reforms pursued since 2014, this operation

Critical Funds for Tuvalus Aviation Sector Approved Stcoks—17 Nov 17

WASHINGTON, November 16, 2017 – The World Bank's Board of Executive Directors approved today a grant of US$8.75 million to augment the financing of the Tuvalu Aviation Investment Project (TvAIP), which aims to improve operational safety and

Thailand Emerges as Southeast Asias Prime Destination for Biotechnology General—17 Nov 17

Biotechnology in Thailand has been through over three decades of development. Today, with its superb infrastructure, substantial scientific capability and strategic location in the center of the Southeast Asia region, Thailand is home to many

AirAsia Lauds Changi T4 as Model Airport of the Future Lifestyle—16 Nov 17

AirAsia today announced its plan to enhance air travel experience through digitalisation, setting Singapore Changi Airport Terminal 4 (T4) as the model airport of the future for low-cost carriers (LCC). AirAsia will use data from its operations at Changi

Denmark-Based Power And Gas Company ?rsted A/S Proposed Hybrid Notes Rated Stcoks—16 Nov 17

PARIS (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'BB+' issue rating to the proposed long-dated, optionally deferrable, and subordinated hybrid notes to be issued by Ørsted A/S (BBB+/Stable/A-2). We understand

Japan Housing Finance Agency#s Series 127 Structured Issuance Assigned Preliminary #AAA (sf)# Stcoks—16 Nov 17

TOKYO (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today said it has assigned its preliminary 'AAA (sf)' rating to Japan Housing Finance Agency's (JHF) series 127 fixed-rate residential mortgage-secured pass-through notes. JHF will set

Driver China eight Trust ABS Assigned Preliminary Ratings Stcoks—16 Nov 17

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary ratings to two classes of asset-backed securities (ABS) issued by Citic Trust Co. Ltd. as trustee of Driver China eight Trust (see list). The notes

Tahoe Group Co. Ltd. Assigned #B# Rating With Stable Proposed Guaranteed Notes Rated Stcoks—16 Nov 17

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'B' corporate credit rating to Tahoe Group Co. Ltd. (Tahoe). The outlook is stable. At the same time, we assigned a 'B-' issue rating to a proposed issue of

ET Energy to Build 61MWp Solar Project for UiTM in Malaysia Energy—16 Nov 17

ET Energy, a global leading clean energy developer and operator has announced today that the company together with its partner Northwest Electric Power Design Institute Co., Ltd. ("NWEPDI") of China Power Engineering Consulting Group, have inked the

PTT Kbank boost Thai SMEs through Huasenghong Dimsum franchises Stcoks—16 Nov 17

With a plan of 50 brances of Huasenghong Dimsum in 2017 and 400 nationwide brances by next 10 years. PTT welcomes new generation to establish SME in spite of experiences and without warrantys. Today (November 16th, 2017) Mr.Suchat Ramarch, Executive Vice

RESIMAC Versailles Trust - RESIMAC Versailles Trust Series 2017-1 RMBS Assigned Stcoks—16 Nov 17

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017-- S&P Global Ratings today assigned ratings to six classes of prime and nonconforming residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) issued by The New Zealand Guardian Trust Co. Ltd. as trustee of the

Triton Trust No.7 Bond Series 2017-2 Prime RMBS Assigned Ratings Stcoks—16 Nov 17

MELBOURNE (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 16, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its ratings to eight classes of prime residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) issued by Perpetual Corporate Trust Ltd. as trustee for Triton Trust No.7 Bond

Centerplate Inc. #B# Corporate Credit Rating, #B+# Debt Rating Placed On CreditWatch Positive On Stcoks—16 Nov 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 15, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today placed its 'B' corporate credit rating on Stamford, Conn.-based Centerplate Inc. on CreditWatch with positive implications. In addition, we placed our 'B+' issue-level rating

PaperWorks Industries Holding Corp. Downgraded To #CCC-# From #B-# On Obligatory Debt Outlook Stcoks—16 Nov 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 15, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today downgraded PaperWorks Industries Holding Corp. to 'CCC-' from 'B-'. The outlook is negative. At the same time, we lowered our issue-level rating on the company's senior secured

Ellington Financial Mortgage Trust 2017-1 $140. 669 Million Certificates Assigned Stcoks—16 Nov 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 15, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its ratings to Ellington Financial Mortgage Trust 2017-1's $140.669 million mortgage pass-through certificates (see list). The certificate issuance is a residential

Kansas City Tax Increment Finance Commission Bonds Series 2006B Rating Stcoks—16 Nov 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 15, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today revised its rating on Kansas City Tax Increment Finance Commission's $20.69 million variable-rate demand taxable tax increment revenue bonds (for the Briarcliff West Project)

ContextMedia Health LLC Downgraded To #CCC# From #CCC+# On Investor Outlook Stcoks—16 Nov 17

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Nov. 15, 2017--S&P Global Ratings today lowered its corporate credit rating on Chicago-based digital media company ContextMediaHealth LLC to 'CCC' from 'CCC+'. The rating outlook is negative. At the same time, we