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Dutch Cable Operator Ziggo Bond Co. B.V. 'B+' Rating Placed On CreditWatch Positive On Announced IPO Plans Mar 12
Standard & Poors, March 2012
Dutch cable operator Ziggo Bond Co. B.V. (Ziggo) has announced its intention to launch an IPO. We understand that the company's shareholder loans and accrued interest, which we currently treat as debt, will be converted into common equity as part of the IPO transaction. As a result, the transaction will likely considerably reduce the company's adjusted debt leverage. We are therefore placing our 'B+' long-term rating on Ziggo, and all related issue ratings, on CreditWatch positive. PARIS (Standard & Poor's) March 7, 2012--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it has placed its 'B+' long-term corporate credit rating on The Netherlands-based leading cable operator Ziggo Bond Co. B.V. (Ziggo) on CreditWatch with positive implications. We also placed our 'BB'...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Ziggo Bond Co. B.V.
Action: On CreditWatch:Positive
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