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Sensata Technologies Outlook Revised To Negative On Planned Purchase Of Airpax Holdings Inc. Jun 07
Standard & Poors, June 2007
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services revised its outlook on Sensata Technologies B.V. to negative from stable. The outlook revision follows the company's announcement that it will acquire Airpax Holdings Inc. for $276 million plus fees and expenses using a combination of cash and debt. All of our ratings on Sensata, including our 'B+' corporate credit rating, have been affirmed. "The acquisition delays the financial deleveraging that Standard & Poor's expects for the ratings," said Standard & Poor's analyst Clarence Smith. The ratings on Attleboro, Mass.-based Sensata continue to reflect its highly leveraged financial profile, which more than offsets its satisfactory business profile....
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Action: Outlook: Negative
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