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Impact on Japan's BTM, Mitsubishi Corp. From Mitsubishi Motors Bailout Jan 05
Standard & Poors, January 2005
TOKYO (Standard & Poor's) Jan. 31, 2005--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that its ratings on Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (BTM; A-/Positive/A-1) and Mitsubishi Corp. (A-/Stable/A-2) would not be affected by the companies' plan to inject capital into Mitsubishi Motors Corp. (MMC; CC/Negative/--). The increased exposure to risk is expected to be manageable, given BTM and Mitsubishi Corp.'s solid overall financial profiles (see Standard & Poor's media releases "Mitsubishi Heavy Outlook To Negative on MMC Bailout Plan," and "Mitsubishi Motors Downgraded To 'CC'; Unsecured Debt To 'CCC+'," published today). Nevertheless, if any additional support were to rise beyond an amount that is considered economically rational, or MMC's bank borrowings become concentrated at BTM, Standard & Poor's may consider revising its...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd. ,Mitsubishi Corp.,Mitsubishi Motors Corp.,Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.
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Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi Ltd. ,Mitsubishi Corp.,Mitsubishi Motors Corp.,Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd.