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Central Maine Power Co. $350 Million Commercial Paper Is Rated 'A-2' Feb 12
Standard & Poors, February 2012
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) Feb. 9, 2012--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today it assigned its 'A-2' short-term rating to Central Maine Power Co.'s (CMP) $350 million 3(a)3 commercial paper program. At the same time, we assigned our 'A-2' short-term corporate credit rating to the company. The company expects to use the new commercial paper program for working capital needs and other corporate purposes. Backing the program will be the company's existing $600 million joint revolving credit facility that terminates July 15, 2016. (For the corporate credit rating rationale on Central Maine Power, see the summary analysis published on Oct. 21. 2011.) RELATED CRITERIA AND RESEARCH Liquidity Descriptors For Global Corporate Issuers, Sept. 28, 2011 Criteria Methodology: Business Risk/Financial...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Central Maine Power Co.
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