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Preliminary Ratings Assigned to Notes of Arbitrage CDO, Duchess I CDO S.A. May 01
Standard & Poors, May 2001
LONDON (Standard & Poor's CreditWire) May 1, 2001--Standard & Poor's today assigned its preliminary ratings to the Eur800 million fixed- and floating-rate notes and income notes to be issued by Duchess I CDO S.A., a special-purpose entity (see list below). The Duchess I CDO S.A. transaction is an arbitrage collateralized debt obligation (CDO) sponsored by Duke Street Capital Debt Management Ltd. as collateral manager. The collateral securing the rated notes consists of below-investment-grade rated euro- and sterling-denominated bank loans, private placements, bank subordinated notes, investment-grade securities, high-yield securities, and structured finance securities. The preliminary ratings on Duchess I CDO S.A.'s class A and class B notes reflect: -- The 'AAA' rating of Financial Security Assurance (U.K.) Ltd., which has issued...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Duchess I CDO S.A.
Action: New Rating
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Duchess I CDO S.A.