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Hexion Specialty Chemicals Affirmed After Merger; Resolution Performance Upgraded, Off Watch Jun 05
Standard & Poors, June 2005
NEW YORK (Standard & Poor's) June 7, 2005--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it affirmed its 'B+' corporate credit rating and other ratings for Hexion Specialty Chemicals Inc. (formerly Borden Chemical Inc.) following the close of the previously announced merger of Borden, Resolution Specialty Materials LLC (RSM), and Resolution Performance Products LLC (RPP). At the same time, Standard & Poor's withdrew its 'B+' ratings on RSM after repayment of the company's rated debt obligations. Standard & Poor's also raised the ratings on RPP and removed them from CreditWatch with positive implications to reflect the completion of the merger transaction (the 'B+' corporate credit rating for RPP has subsequently been withdrawn). The outlook is negative. Columbus, Ohio-based Hexion has...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.,Resolution Performance Products LLC,Resolution Specialty Materials LLC
Action: Outlook: Negative
Action: Removed From CreditWatch
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Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc.,Resolution Performance Products LLC,Resolution Specialty Materials LLC