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Research Update: Vale S.A. Upgraded To 'A-' From 'BBB+' On Solid Performance And Commitment To Prudent Policies, Outlook Stable Nov 11
Standard & Poors, November 2011
Vale has demonstrated both a commitment to financial prudence and a level of flexibility that enables it to adapt to the more difficult global environment. There has been a reduction in overall risk related to business environment in Brazil and sovereign influence on Vale's activities. We have raised the rating on Vale S.A. and its subsidiary Vale Canada Ltd. to 'A-' from 'BBB+'. The stable outlook reflects our expectations that Vale will maintain strong liquidity and credit metrics, as well as disciplined capex and earnings distribution. On Nov. 23, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its global scale rating on Brazil-based global mining company Vale S.A. and its subsidiary Vale Canada Ltd. to 'A-' from 'BBB+', and affirmed its...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Vale S.A.,Vale Canada Ltd.,PT Vale Indonesia Tbk,Vale Overseas Ltd.
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Vale S.A.,Vale Canada Ltd.,PT Vale Indonesia Tbk,Vale Overseas Ltd.