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Research Update: Crestwood Midstream Partners Is Assigned 'B' Corporate Credit Rating; $200 Mil. Notes Rated 'B-' Mar 11
Standard & Poors, March 2011
U.S. midstream energy company Crestwood Midstream Partners L.P. (CMLP) and Crestwood Midstream Finance Corp. plan to co-issue $200 million of senior unsecured notes due in 2019. We are assigning our 'B' corporate credit rating to CMLP and a 'B-' issue-level rating to the notes. The outlook is stable. We believe CMLP will generate substantially all of its cash flow from its fee-based gathering and processing operations and maintain a stand-alone debt to EBITDA ratio between 4.75x and 5.00x. On March 21, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'B' corporate credit rating and stable outlook to Houston-based Crestwood Midstream Partners L.P. (CMLP). At the same time, we assigned our 'B-' issue rating to the company's proposed $200 million senior...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Crestwood Midstream Partners LP,Crestwood Midstream Finance Corporation
Action: New Rating
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Crestwood Midstream Partners LP,Crestwood Midstream Finance Corporation