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Research Update: United Business Media Outlook Revised To Stable On Acquisition Of Canon Communications; 'BBB-/A-3' Ratings Affirmed Sep 10
Standard & Poors, September 2010
Diversified business media group United Business Media Ltd. (UBM) has reached an agreement to acquire Canon Communications LLC. We are revising the outlook on UBM to stable from positive and affirming the 'BBB-/A-3' corporate credit ratings on the group. The stable outlook is predicated on adequate liquidity and satisfactory completion of the refinancing on a timely basis. The stable outlook reflects our view that UBM will generate strong cash flows, and that these will substantially be deployed toward deleveraging. On Sept. 21, 2010, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised the outlook on diversified business media group United Business Media Ltd. (UBM) to stable from positive. At the same time, the 'BBB-' long-term and 'A-3' short-term corporate credit ratings on UBM...
Companies mentioned in this report are: United Business Media,UBM PLC
Action: Outlook: Stable
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United Business Media,UBM PLC