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Bulletin: BR Malls Participa??es S.A. Ratings Unaffected By Completed Acquisition Of Shopping Jardim Sul Nov 11
Standard & Poors, November 2011
SAO PAULO (Standard & Poor's) Nov. 23, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that its ratings on BR Malls Participa--es S.A. (BB-/Positive/--) are not affected following the company's announcement that it has concluded the acquisition of Shopping Jardim Sul for R$460 million. We understand that the acquired mall is mature and cash generator, and in our view, the BR Malls' use of available cash in the transaction will have only a marginal effect on its coverage ratios. As a result, we expect the company's credit metrics to continue improving in 2012, albeit at a slower pace, and we consider them to be in line with our 'BB-' long-term corporate credit rating. We consider that the acquired mall supports BR...
Companies mentioned in this report are: BR Malls Participacoes S.A.
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