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French Department of Essonne's Two Proposed Bonds Assigned 'AA' Rating Jul 09
Standard & Poors, July 2009
PARIS (Standard & Poor's) July 7, 2009--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it has assigned its 'AA' long-term senior unsecured debt rating to the proposed -25 million bond and Hong Kong dollar (HK$)300 million bond maturing in 2019 to be issued by the French Department of Essonne (AA/Stable/--) under its new -1 billion Euro medium-term note program. "The rating on the issues is the same as the issuer credit rating, which reflects Essonne's strong and diversified economy, its important tax flexibility and significant expenditure flexibility, and the quality of its financial and budgetary management," said Standard & Poor's credit analyst Nicolas Rivi-re....
Companies mentioned in this report are: Essonne (Department of)
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