Allied Properties REIT Announces Moody’s Issuer and Unsecured Debt Rating
Toronto, June 25, 2018 – Allied Properties REIT (TSX:AP.UN) today announced that Moody’s Investors Services has assigned it an issuer and unsecured debt rating of Baa3/Stable. A copy of Moody’s published rating is available at www.moodys.com.
“With this second rating, our ability to access the debt capital markets on favourable financial terms will be enhanced,” said Michael Emory, President and CEO. “We expect the rating to be particularly helpful as we continue to fortify our balance sheet with a view to bringing added financial flexibility and discipline to our urban development program.”
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Allied Properties REIT is a leading owner, manager and developer of distinctive urban workspace in Canada’s major cities. Its objectives are to provide stable and growing cash distributions to unitholders and to maximize unitholder value through effective management and accretive portfolio growth.