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Recovery Report: Nielsen Co.'s Recovery Rating Profile Apr 09
- Published: April 2009
- Standard & Poors
On April 27, 2009, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned the proposed $500 million senior unsecured notes due 2016 issued by co-borrowers Nielsen Finance LLC and Nielsen Finance Co. its issue-level rating of 'B-' (one notch lower than the 'B' corporate credit rating on parent company The Nielsen Co. B.V.). We also assigned this debt a recovery rating of '5', indicating our expectation of modest (10% to 30%) recovery in the event of a payment default. Proceeds of the new notes will be used for capital expenditures and other general corporate purposes, including retiring The Nielsen Co. B.V.'s -250 million 5.625% putable notes due in 2010 or 2017, a portion of the The Nielsen Co. B.V.'s -50 million floating-rate notes...
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