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LoyVic Pty Ltd. & IPM Australia Ltd. Lowered To ?BB+? On Uncertainty Of Financial Profile Of Brown Coal Fire Plant Sep 11
Standard & Poors, September 2011
MELBOURNE (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 16, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today said that its senior secured debt rating on LoyVic Pty Ltd. has been lowered by one notch to 'BB+' from 'BBB-'. At the same time, the rating on IPM Australia Ltd. (IPM) has also been lowered to 'BB+. LoyVic and IPM are respectively the financing and trading arms of the Loy Yang B joint venture (LYB) that owns and operates the 1,000 megawatt brown coal fired power plant in the Australian State of Victoria. The outlook is negative. The rating action does not specifically factor in the government's proposed carbon scheme at this time, as we currently consider that to be more of a credit-transition factor given that...
Companies mentioned in this report are: LoyVic Pty Ltd.,IPM Australia Ltd.
Action: Outlook: Negative
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LoyVic Pty Ltd.,IPM Australia Ltd.