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Research Update: Oil States International Inc. Assigned 'BB' Ratings; Outlook Stable May 11
Standard & Poors, May 2011
U.S. oilfield services company Oil States International Inc. plans to issue $600 million of senior unsecured notes due 2019 primarily to repay existing borrowings under its credit facilities. We are assigning our 'BB' corporate credit rating to Oil States International Inc. We are assigning a 'BB' issue rating to the company's planned $600 million senior unsecured note offering due 2019 and to its existing $175 million senior notes due 2025. The stable outlook reflects our view that good near-term growth prospects in the company's existing business segments should result in OIS maintaining low debt leverage in 2011 as it funds its increased capital expenditure program. On May 19, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'BB' corporate credit rating...
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