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Research Update: Warner Chilcott plc Subsidiary Term Loans Rated 'BB' (Recovery: 3); Warner Chilcott Co. LLC Notes Rated 'B+' (Recov: 6) Aug 10
Standard & Poors, August 2010
Ireland-based specialty pharmaceutical company Warner Chilcott plc is issuing $2.25 billion of new debt to pay an approximate $2.125 billion dividend. We are affirming our 'BB' corporate credit rating on Warner Chilcott plc. At the same time, we are lowering our issue-level rating on the existing senior secured credit facility issued by subsidiaries Warner Chilcott Corp. and Warner Chilcott Co. LLC to 'BB' from 'BB+', and revising the recovery rating to '3' from '2'. In conjunction with the proposed debt issuance, we are assigning 'BB' issue-level and '3' recovery ratings to the new $500 million term loan A due in 2014 and the new $1 billion term loan B due in 2015. WC Luxco S.a.r.l. and Warner Chilcott Co. LLC...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Warner Chilcott PLC,Warner Chilcott Corp.,Warner Chilcott Co. LLC,WC Luxco S.a.r.l.
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Warner Chilcott PLC,Warner Chilcott Corp.,Warner Chilcott Co. LLC,WC Luxco S.a.r.l.