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Credit Ratings and Corporate Bond

Rating

As of November 18, 2015

Name Issuer Rating
R&I Rating AA-

Issuer Rating Symbols and Definitions

AAA Highest creditworthiness supported by many excellent factors.
AA Very high creditworthiness supported by some excellent factors.
A High creditworthiness supported by a few excellent factors.
BBB Creditworthiness is sufficient, though some factors require attention in times of major environmental changes.
BB Creditworthiness is sufficient for the time being, though some factors require due attention in times of environmental changes.
B Creditworthiness is questionable and some factors require constant attention.
CCC Creditworthiness is highly questionable and a financial obligation of an issuer is likely to default.
CC All of the financial obligations of an issuer are likely to default.
D R&I believes that all of the financial obligations of an issuer are in default.

A plus (+) or minus (-) signA plus (+) or minus (-) sign may be appended to the categories from AA to CCC to indicate relative standing within each rating category. The plus and minus signs are part of the rating symbols.

Straight Bonds

  Total amount of issue
(billion yen)
Date of issue Date of redemption Interest rate
The 4th series of
unsecured bonds
40 March 2, 2012 March 2, 2017 0.504%
Zero coupon convertible bonds
due 2019
50 December 4, 2014 December 4, 2019 -
Zero coupon convertible bonds
due 2021
50 December 4, 2014 December 6, 2021 -
The 5th series of
unsecured bonds
10 April 19, 2016 April 19, 2021 0.08%
The 6th series of
unsecured bonds
10 April 19, 2016 April 19, 2023 0.17%
The 7th series of
unsecured bonds
10 April 19, 2016 April 17, 2026 0.24%

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