Moody's Investors Service Raises Eni’s Long-term Credit Rating

Source Press Release
Company ENI S.p.A. 
Tags Strategy - Corporate
Date March 09, 2018

Rating agency Moody's Investors Service has raised Eni’s long-term credit rating from ‘Baa1’ to ‘A3’, with a Negative outlook. Eni’s new ‘A3’ long-term credit rating is currently the highest rating assigned by Moody’s to an Italian listed company. Moody’s also confirmed Eni’s ‘P-2’ short term credit rating.

Moody’s decision is based on the company’s significant size and solid hydrocarbon resources, production growth, improving cost efficiency, and its cash flow generation and debt protection metrics recovery.

The Negative outlook on Eni’s ‘A3’ rating reflects the ‘Baa2’ Negative outlook on Italy’s sovereign credit rating. The maximum two notches differential permitted by Moody’s methodology between a “Government Related Issuer’s” rating as Eni and Italy’s sovereign credit rating has been reached as a result of Eni’s upgrade to ‘A3’.

Source: EvaluateEnergy® ©2022 EvaluateEnergy Ltd