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DPL Inc. Apr 11
Standard & Poors, April 2011
Credit-supportive Ohio regulatory climate, Prospectively manageable construction program, and Free cash flow generation. Increasing retail competition, Weakened (though stabilizing) Dayton economy, Limited fuel diversity, and A substantial amount of additional debt after acquisition by AES Corp. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services' ratings on utility holding company DPL Inc. and principal subsidiary Dayton Power & Light Co. (DP&L) are on CreditWatch with negative implications. The CreditWatch listing reflects AES Corp.'s (BB/Watch Neg/--) firm offer to purchase all of DPL Inc.'s common equity. The proposed $3.5 billion acquisition is being financed with $1.25 billion of DPL Inc. debt, about $1.37 billion of funds received from the China Investment Corporation (CIC), $680 million of AES debt, and $200 million of asset sale proceeds...
Companies mentioned in this report are: DPL Inc.,Dayton Power & Light Co.,AES Corp. (The)
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DPL Inc.,Dayton Power & Light Co.,AES Corp. (The)