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Research Update: Dolphin Subsidiary II's $1.25 Billion Notes Rated 'BB+'; 'BBB-' Corporate Credit Rating Assigned; Outlook Stable Sep 11
Standard & Poors, September 2011
As part of the financing for the acquisition of DPL Inc global power developer AES Corp. has formed a special-purpose vehicle to raise $1.25 billion. We have assigned our 'BBB-' corporate credit and 'BB+' senior unsecured ratings to Dolphin Subsidiary II Inc., the newly formed AES subsidiary. The outlook is stable. On Sept. 26, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'BBB-' corporate credit rating to Dolphin Subsidiary II Inc. (Dolphin), a newly formed special-purpose subsidiary of global power developer AES Corp. AES is merging with DPL Inc. The ratings on Dolphin reflect our assessment of DPL's credit quality on completion of the merger (see the research update on the merger on RatingsDirect). This is because DPL will eventually...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Dolphin Subsidiary II Inc,DPL Inc.,The AES Corp.
Action: New Rating
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Dolphin Subsidiary II Inc,DPL Inc.,The AES Corp.