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Moody's changes outlook on Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH’s rating to “positive”


Duisburg, 26 January 2017. Moody's Investors Service (Moody’s) has today changed the outlook on the corporate family rating for Franz Haniel & Cie. GmbH from "stable" to "positive". The rating was affirmed at Ba1. The positive outlook is supported by the recent investment moves at BekaertDeslee and CWS-boco in line with the investment strategy as well as the expected positive effects of the proposed demerger of Metro on the Haniel portfolio.


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