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Rating Lowered To 'AA+' On California Institute Of Technology's Revenue Bonds Due To Low Financial Resources Sep 11
Standard & Poors, September 2011
SAN FRANCISCO (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 7, 2011-- Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its long-term rating to 'AA+' from 'AAA' on California Institute of Technology's (Caltech) various revenue bonds issued by the California Educational Facilities Authority. The outlook is stable. Additionally, Standard & Poor's affirmed its 'A-1+' short-term rating on Caltech's commercial paper (CP) revenue notes. "The lowered rating is based on our view of Catech's financial resource measures that have failed to substantially improve during the past two years and remain inconsistent with the 'AAA' rating category, particularly with the expected issuance of additional debt in the medium term," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Jessica Matsumori. "Stronger results over time, or substantial growth in investments, would be...
Companies mentioned in this report are: California Institute of Technology,California Ed Fac Auth
Action: Outlook: Stable
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California Institute of Technology,California Ed Fac Auth