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Research Update: France-Based Rexel Outlook Revised To Positive, 'BB-/B' Ratings Affirmed On Strong Credit Metrics Oct 11
Standard & Poors, October 2011
France-based Rexel S.A., a world-leading distributor of electrical supplies, has demonstrated strong credit metrics for its current ratings so far this year. We believe that Rexel can sustain these levels over the next year, even considering an increase in acquisition activity. We are therefore revising our outlook on Rexel to positive from stable, and affirming our 'BB-/B' long- and short-term corporate credit ratings on the group. The positive outlook reflects the possibility of rating upside should Rexel maintain high credit metrics for the current rating. On Oct. 4, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised its outlook on France-based electrical parts distributor Rexel S.A. to positive from stable. At the same time, we affirmed our 'BB-' long-term and 'B' short-term...
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- Rexel S.A.
Action: Outlook: Positive
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- Rexel S.A.