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  1. Temasek, Paulson backing Hutchison's port assets spin-off

    Posted Mar 01st 2011, 12:00am by Amanda Lee

    ... Whampoa's most profitable assets could reduce the group's net debt by as much as 30 per cent at the outset, according to a report by rating agency Moody's last month. Hutchison Whampoa's net debt as of June 30 last year, was US$19 billion and its net debt to net capitalisation ratio was over 30 per cent, Moody's said. The group wants to trim the ratio ...

  2. Dividend cuts lift pressure on mainland banks

    Posted Feb 08th 2012, 12:00am

    ... May Chan may.chan@scmp.com Leading mainland banks were unlikely to resort to issuing new shares or debts to raise money this year, international rating agency Moody's predicted yesterday. Christine Kuo, senior credit officer for financial institutions at Moody';s, said the recent cut in dividend payments would save them from raising capital on a 'massive' ...

  3. Austerity steps boost defaults

    Posted Aug 26th 2004, 12:00am by Louis Beckerling

    ... and a bigger rise in NPLs. They could also find it more difficult to access the public market to replenish their capital.' Moody's said the impact for bank ratings would depend on the length ... by ratings agency Moody';s, which noted that measures then being introduced to slow lending in the mainland could trigger a rise in non-performing loans (NPLs) and a fall in earnings. 'Under ...

  4. Business Digest

    Posted Jul 19th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... of higher-margin products such as portable DVD players benefited our results,' said executive director Wilson Leung. Frederick Yeung clp's strong cash flow earns moody's upgrade Moody's ... for the rating,' Moody's said. The agency said CLP's ratings could also face downgrades if its parent firm, CLP Holdings, took a more aggressive approach in overseas expansion and raised its ...

  5. Flat earnings fail to sway optimism over takeover

    Posted Aug 15th 2003, 12:00am by Raymond Ma

    ... statement next year,' Mr Fung said. Wing Hang has said it plans to reinvest Chekiang First's excess liquidity into its treasury activities to enhance returns. Last week, Moody's ... at the end of last year. Executive director and deputy chief executive Frank Wang yesterday said the bank was confident it would maintain its existing Moody's credit ratings. 'A 10 per cent ...

  6. PCCW dives after sale of HKT stake scrapped

    Posted Oct 14th 2008, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... a defensive play. 'The future share price of PCCW will mainly depend on the dividend payout level,' Mr Ho said. Laura Acres, an analyst at Moody's Investors Service, said ...

  7. Legislators take officials to task for Hutchison listing in Singapore

    Posted Jan 20th 2011, 12:00am by Enoch Yiu, Keith Wallis

    ... the listing would offer mixed results for the firm and for Hutchison. Moody's Investor Services, Fitch Ratings and Standard & Poor's Ratings Services all said proceeds from the listing would reduce Hutchison's debt. But future revenue and consolidated profit would be adversely affected. Elizabeth Allen, a senior credit officer for Moody';s, said the drop in cash flow ...

  8. Dividends dilute K Wah interest in Macau unit

    Posted Sep 15th 2005, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... for the proposed issue from both Moody's and Standard & Poor's. K Wah International said its interim profit for the first six months of this year was up 306 per cent over the same period last ...

  9. REITs may portend shift in property market

    Posted Jul 24th 2003, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... cap on a REIT's debt level. 'Hong Kong regulations appear much more micro in managing REITs than in Singapore,' noted Moody's analyst Clara Lau. This could provide some ...



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