Allergan (AGN) Ratings, Outlook Affirmed by Fitch Dec 8, 2016 04:16PM

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the ratings of Allergan plc (Allergan; NYSE: AGN) and subsidiaries at 'BBB-'. The Rating Outlook is Stable.

A full list of rating actions, which apply to approximately $32.8 billion of debt outstanding at Sept. 30, 2016, follows at the end of this release.


Scaled and Growing

Allergan is among the largest pharmaceutical companies in the world, with a diversified, durable, and growing product portfolio and a strong product... (continue reading...)

Fitch Affirms Ratings on Caterpillar (CAT) Dec 8, 2016 03:44PM

Fitch Ratings has affirmed the Issuer Default Ratings (IDR) at 'A' and revised the Rating Outlook to Negative from Stable for Caterpillar Inc. (NYSE: CAT), Caterpillar Financial Services Corporation (CFSC), and certain of CFSC's subsidiaries. A full list of rating actions follows at the end of this release.


The revision to Negative reflects the impact of the extended downturn in CAT's machinery markets and an increased risk that the company could face... (continue reading...)

S&P Assigns 'B' Rating to American Midstream Partners (AMID); Outlook Stable Dec 8, 2016 02:09PM

S&P Global Ratings said today it assigned its 'B' corporate credit rating to American Midstream Partners L.P. (NYSE: AMID). The outlook is stable.

We also assigned our 'B' issue-level rating and '3' recovery rating to American Midstream's $300 million senior unsecured notes due 2024. The '3' recovery rating indicates that lenders can expect meaningful (50% to 70%; higher half of the range) recovery in the event of a payment default.

"The stable outlook reflects our... (continue reading...)

S&P Downgrades Memorial Production Partners (MEMP) to 'D' Dec 8, 2016 10:02AM

S&P Global Ratings today lowered its corporate credit ratings on Memorial Production Partners L.P. (Nasdaq: MEMP) to 'D' from 'CC'.

In addition, we lowered our senior unsecured issue-level rating to 'D' from 'C'. The recovery rating on this debt is '6', indicating our expectation of negligible (0%-10%) recovery for creditors in the event of a payment default.

"The downgrade reflects MEMP's failure to make the coupon payment due under its 2021 notes within the 30-day grace... (continue reading...)

Intralinks Holdings (IL) Ratings Placed on Review for Downgrade by S&P Dec 8, 2016 08:27AM

S&P Global Ratings placed its 'B+' corporate credit rating on IntraLinks Inc. on CreditWatch with negative implications.

We are affirming the 'BB' issue-level rating on the company's existing senior secured first-lien credit facility.

"The CreditWatch placement follows the announcement that Synchronoss will acquire IntraLinks for $900 million, with the boards of both companies having unanimously approved the transaction," said S&P Global Ratings credit analyst Geoffrey... (continue reading...)

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