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Research Update: PT Indosat Tbk. 'BB' Rating Placed On CreditWatch Positive On Proposed Tower Sales Feb 12
Standard & Poors, February 2012
Indonesia-based telecom operator Indosat has agreed to sell towers to Tower Bersama for US$519 million. We expect the upfront cash proceeds of about US$350 million to improve Indosat's liquidity position. We are placing our 'BB' long-term corporate credit rating on Indosat and the 'BB' rating on the company's guaranteed notes on CreditWatch with positive implications. On Feb. 10, 2012, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services placed its 'BB' long-term corporate credit rating on Indonesia-based telecom operator PT Indosat Tbk. and the 'BB' rating on the company's guaranteed senior unsecured notes on CreditWatch with positive implications. At the same time, we placed the 'axBBB-' ASEAN scale long-term rating on Indosat on CreditWatch with positive implications. The CreditWatch action reflects our view that...
Companies mentioned in this report are: PT Indosat Tbk.,Indosat International Finance Co. B.V.,Indosat Palapa Company B.V.
Action: On CreditWatch:Positive
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PT Indosat Tbk.,Indosat International Finance Co. B.V.,Indosat Palapa Company B.V.