S&P Global Ratings on March 27 revised the outlook on London Stock Exchange Group Plc and majority-owned subsidiaries LCH Ltd. and LCH SA to positive from stable.
The agency affirmed LSE Group's long- and short-term issuer credit ratings at A-/A-2 and its long-term senior unsecured debt rating at A-. The LCH entities' issuer credit ratings were also affirmed at A+/A-1.
The outlook revision reflects S&P's view that LSE Group's creditworthiness is benefiting from its diversification into fast-growing market segments. The positive outlook reflects the agency's expectation that LSE Group will achieve strong cash flow generation and an improving EBITDA margin during the next two years.
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