Research Update: Kinder Morgan And El Paso Corp. ?BB? Rtgs Affirmed, El Paso Pipeline Raised to 'BBB-' After $38 Bil. Acquisition Closes May 12
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- Published: May 2012
On May 22, 2008, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services retained its issue and recovery ratings on El Paso Corp.'s and subsidiaries' $12.7 billion in secured and unsecured debt. This action follows El Paso's issuance of $500 million of senior unsecured notes. The rating on the unsecured debt of El Paso is 'BB-', one notch below the corporate credit rating, with a '5' recovery rating. The '5' recovery rating indicates that lenders can expect modest (10%-30%) recovery in the event of a payment default. (For more information, please see the research update, "El Paso Corp.'s $500 Mil. Senior Unsecured Debt Is Rated 'BB-' (Recov Rtg: 5)" published May 22, 2008, on RatingsDirect.) The unsecured debt ratings of subsidiaries Colorado Interstate Gas...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Colorado Interstate Gas Co.,El Paso Natural Gas Co.,Southern Natural Gas Co.,El Paso Tennessee Pipeline Co.,Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.,El Paso Corp.
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Colorado Interstate Gas Co.,El Paso Natural Gas Co.,Southern Natural Gas Co.,El Paso Tennessee Pipeline Co.,Tennessee Gas Pipeline Co.,El Paso Corp.