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Research Update: Johnson Controls Inc. Proposed Debt Offerings Assigned Various Ratings; 'BBB/A-2' Credit Rating Affirmed; Outlook Stable Mar 09
Standard & Poors, March 2009
On March 10, 2009, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services assigned its ratings to Johnson Controls Inc.'s (JCI) proposed debt issuances and its preliminary ratings to the company's new universal shelf registration of an unspecified amount of securities (see list below). At the same time, we affirmed our 'BBB' long-term and 'A-2' short-term corporate credit ratings on the Milwaukee, Wis.-based company. The outlook is stable. We assigned our 'BB+' rating to JCI's proposed $400 million of subordinated notes due 2042 (or as early as 2012, upon a successful remarketing) to be issued as part of $400 million of equity units. At the same time, we assigned our 'BBB' rating to JCI's proposed $100 million senior unsecured convertible notes due Sept. 30,...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Johnson Controls Inc.,York International Corp.,Johnson Controls International NV
Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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Johnson Controls Inc.,York International Corp.,Johnson Controls International NV