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Mitsubishi Corp. Series 8 Syndicated Loan Assigned Preliminary 'A+' Rating May 08
Standard & Poors, May 2008
TOKYO (Standard & Poor's) May 27, 2008--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today assigned its preliminary 'A+' rating to Mitsubishi Corp.'s (A+/Stable/A-1) Series No. 8 -30 billion unsecured floating-rate syndicated loan maturing on June 20, 2013. The interest rate on the loan is six-month LIBOR plus five basis points. Like ratings on bonds, bank loan ratings are a form of issue rating and take into account the probability of default along with likely recovery prospects. Bank lenders will be treated the same as other senior creditors in the event of a bankruptcy or default since the floating-rate syndicated loan is unsecured. Although the loan does not contain a negative pledge, the seniority of the loan is considered the same as that...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Mitsubishi Corp.
Action: Preliminary Rating
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