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India's Tata Steel Stays On Watch Negative After Completion Of Corus Takeover Procedure
Standard & Poors, April 2007
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SINGAPORE (Standard & Poor's) April 4, 2007--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today it kept its 'BBB' long-term corporate credit rating on India-based steelmaker Tata Steel Ltd. on CreditWatch with negative implications. The 'BBB' debt rating on Tata Steel's senior unsecured bank loans of US$750 million and US$500 million also remain on CreditWatch with negative implications. This comes after the announcement on the completion of the procedure for the takeover of U.K.-based steelmaker Corus Group PLC (Corus) (BB/Watch Dev/B) by Tata Steel which became effective on April 2, 2007. The ratings were placed on CreditWatch on Oct. 18, 2006, after Tata Steel's initial bid for Corus at 455 pence per share. "The CreditWatch status of Tata Steel continues to reflect...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Tata Steel Ltd.
Action: CreditWatch Update
Tata Steel Ltd.