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Thai Beverage Public Co. Ltd. 'BBB' Rating Placed On CreditWatch Negative On Proposed Acquisition Jul 12
Standard & Poors, July 2012
Thai Bev intends to acquire a stake in Singapore-based conglomerate F&N using debt. The acquisition will weaken the Thailand-based beverage company's financial risk profile, in our opinion. We do not expect Thai Bev's business risk profile to significantly improve over the 24 months following the acquisition. We are placing our 'BBB' long-term corporate credit rating and 'axA' ASEAN regional scale rating on Thai Bev on CreditWatch with negative implications. SINGAPORE (Standard & Poor's) July 19, 2012--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it had placed its 'BBB' long-term corporate credit rating on Thailand-based beverage manufacturer Thai Beverage Public Co. Ltd. (Thai Bev) on CreditWatch with negative implications. At the same time, we placed our 'axA' ASEAN regional scale rating...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Thai Beverage Public Co. Ltd.
Action: Outlook: Negative
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