Moody's Action Puts Assured Guaranty Closer to 3 Triple-As

Fine, Jacob
June 2006
Bond Buyer;6/29/2006, Vol. 356 Issue 32413, p29
Trade Publication
The article reports on the ratings assigned by Moody's Investors Service Inc. for Assured Guaranty Corp. (AGC) in the U.S. Moody's raised its outlook on the Aa1 rating it assigns to AGC to positive, moving it closer to the desired triple-A status from all three major ratings agencies. It was believed that the outlook revision depicts the AGC's success in establishing a conservative direct financial guaranty business.


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