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Bulletin: Telemar Group Ratings Are Not Affected By Ownership Restructuring Announcement May 11
Standard & Poors, May 2011
SAO PAULO (Standard & Poor's) May 25, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that its ratings on Tele Norte Leste Participa--es S.A. (TNL, BBB-/Stable/--), Telemar Norte Leste S.A. (TMAR: BBB-/Stable/--), Brasil Telecom S.A. (BRT, national scale: brAAA/Stable/--), jointly the Telemar Group, and Telemar Group's controlling holding company Telemar Participacoes S.A. (TmarPart) are not immediately affected by TmarPart's announcement that the Telemar Group has started a corporate restructuring process, which aims to simplify the group's ownership structure and corporate governance. The transaction depends on shareholder approval at all the companies involved, as well as the regulatory body Anatel, and may take about six months to close. At current market prices, and assuming that all minority shareholders of TMAR opt out,...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Telemar Norte Leste S.A.,Oi S.A.,Tele Norte Leste Participacoes S.A.,Telemar Participacoes S.A.
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Telemar Norte Leste S.A.,Oi S.A.,Tele Norte Leste Participacoes S.A.,Telemar Participacoes S.A.