Moody's Downgrades Noble Corp (NE) to 'Baa3'; Outlook Stable Dec 19, 2014 02:59PM

Moody's Investors Service downgraded the senior unsecured debt ratings of the rated subsidiaries of Noble Corporation (Cayman Island) (Noble) (NYSE: NE) to Baa3 from Baa2 and downgraded Noble's short-term rating to Prime-3 from Prime-2. The rating outlook is stable. This rating action concludes the ratings review initiated on October 28, 2014 following the company's announcement that it will pursue a share repurchase authorization and the development of a master limited... (continue reading...)


Moody's Concludes Review of Salix Pharma (SLXP); Maintains Ratings, Outlook is Negative Dec 19, 2014 02:04PM

Moody's Investors Service confirmed the B1 Corporate Family Rating of Salix Pharmaceuticals, Ltd (Nasdaq: SLXP) and certain other ratings including the B1-PD Probability of Default rating, the Ba1 senior secured rating and the B2 senior unsecured rating. At the same time, Moody's lowered the Speculative Grade Liquidity Rating to SGL-3 from SGL-2. These rating actions conclude the review for downgrade initiated on November 7, 2014. The rating outlook is negative.

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Moody's Changes Outlook on Talisman Energy (TLM) to Negative Dec 19, 2014 12:26PM

Moody's Investors Service affirmed Talisman Energy Inc's (Talisman)(NYSE: TLM) Baa3 senior unsecured and Prime-3 commercial paper ratings and changed its outlook to negative. Separately today, Moody's also affirmed Repsol S.A.'s (Repsol) Baa2 Issuer Rating and Baa2/(P)Baa2 senior unsecured long-term debt and Prime-2/(P)Prime-2 short term ratings of Repsol's guaranteed subsidiary, Repsol International Finance B.V. Repsol's outlook was changed to negative. These actions... (continue reading...)


Ukraine Cut to 'CCC-' by S&P, Outlook Negative (FXE) (UUP) Dec 19, 2014 11:52AM

(Updated - December 19, 2014 11:52 AM EST)

RATING ACTION

On Dec. 19, 2014, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating on Ukraine to 'CCC-' from 'CCC', and its long- and short-term local currency ratings to 'CCC+/C' from 'B-/B'. At the same time, we affirmed the foreign currency short-term sovereign credit rating at 'C'. The outlook is negative.

We also lowered the Ukraine national scale rating to 'uaB+.

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Ukraine Cut to 'CCC-' by S&P, Outlook Negative (FXE) (UUP) Dec 19, 2014 11:52AM

(Updated - December 19, 2014 11:52 AM EST)

RATING ACTION

On Dec. 19, 2014, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its long-term foreign currency sovereign credit rating on Ukraine to 'CCC-' from 'CCC', and its long- and short-term local currency ratings to 'CCC+/C' from 'B-/B'. At the same time, we affirmed the foreign currency short-term sovereign credit rating at 'C'. The outlook is negative.

We also lowered the Ukraine national scale rating to 'uaB+.

RATIONALE

We had... (continue reading...)


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