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Tyco International Ltd. Ratings Put On CreditWatch Negative After Announcement Of Plan To Split The Company Into Three Sep 11 Product Image

Tyco International Ltd. Ratings Put On CreditWatch Negative After Announcement Of Plan To Split The Company Into Three Sep 11

  • ID: 1921377
  • September 2011
  • Region: Global
  • Standard & Poors

Abstract
Switzerland-based diversified industrial company Tyco International Ltd. (Tyco) has announced plans to separate into three independent companies. We are placing all of our ratings on Tyco and its finance subsidiary, Tyco International Finance S.A., including the 'A-' long-term corporate credit rating and senior unsecured debt rating, and the 'A-2' commercial paper rating, on CreditWatch with negative implications. We expect to resolve the CreditWatch after evaluating the business and financial impact of the transaction, financing details, and management's financial policies and capital structure. NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 19, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it has placed all of its ratings on Tyco International Ltd. (Tyco) and its finance subsidiary, Tyco International Finance S.A., including the 'A-'...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Tyco International Ltd.
- Tyco International Finance S.A.

Action: On CreditWatch:Negative

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Research type: News
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- Tyco International Ltd.
- Tyco International Finance S.A.

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