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Research Update: Danish Telecom Operator TDC A/S Upgraded To 'BBB/A-2' On Successful Share Offering And Debt Redemption; Outlook Stable
Standard & Poors, December 2010
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Denmark-based telecommunications operator TDC A/S' majority shareholder NTC S.A. has completed a secondary share offering. NTC has used a portion of the sales proceeds to redeem all of its outstanding high-yield bonds. We are raising our long-term credit ratings on TDC and NTC to 'BBB' from 'BB' and the short-term rating on TDC to 'A-2' from 'B'. The stable outlook reflects our expectation that TDC will be able to sustain its revenue base and solid free cash flow generation amid tough competitive pressure. On Dec. 15, 2010, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its long-term corporate credit ratings on Danish telecommunications operator TDC A/S and its immediate parent NTC S.A. to 'BBB' from 'BB'. In addition, the short-term rating on...
Companies mentioned in this report are: TDC A/S,NTC S.A.
Action: Outlook: Stable
TDC A/S,NTC S.A.