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Research Update: Grupo Farias (Administradora Baia Formosa) And Subsidiary's $250 Million Notes Rated 'B-'; Outlook Stable Feb 12
Standard & Poors, February 2012
Brazil-based sugar and ethanol producer Grupo Farias is planning to issue $250 million in senior unsecured notes to renew the company's sugarcane fields and improve its liquidity. We are assigning our 'B-' global scale and 'brBB-' Brazil national scale long-term corporate credit ratings to Grupo Farias. We are also assigning our 'B-' issue rating to the $250 senior unsecured notes to be issued by the company's subsidiary Farias Finance International S.A. The stable outlook reflects our view that Grupo Farias will be able renovate its sugarcane fields in order to raise production in future crop cycles. On Feb. 1, 2012, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its 'B-' global scale and 'brBB-' Brazil national scale long-term corporate credit ratings to...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Grupo Farias,Farias Finance International S.A.
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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Grupo Farias,Farias Finance International S.A.