Morrisons raises private placement amid share buybacks

Wm Morrison Supermarkets, the UK’s fourth largest grocery retailer, has priced a privately placed bond.

  • 30 Sep 2011

The company declined to comment, as the deal has not yet been settled.

Morrisons' subsidiary Safeway Ltd has previously issued public bonds, guaranteed by Wm Morrison. It is rated A3 by Moody’s, with a stable outlook.

Moody’s affirmed the rating in April, saying that Morrisons had “reiterated its commitment to ...

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