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Sep. 07, 2007
JCR Assigned A/Stable and J-1 to sr.debts and CP of Fukuoka Financial Group
JCR Removed CM: Downgraded Bank of Fukuoka to A+/stable,A
JCR Affirmed A/Stable and A- on Kumamoto Family Bank
JCR Removed CM: Upgraded Shinwa Bank to A/stable
Affirmed AA-/Stable on senior debts of Tokyo Electron
Affirmed A/Stable on senior debts of Calsonic Kansei
Assigned BBB+/Stable to sr.debts of OMC Card and affirmed J-2
Affirmed AA-/Stable on sr.debts of Ricoh Leasing
Assigned BBB-/Stable to senior debts of SBI Mortgage
Downgraded rating on CP of Credia to NJ from J-3
Sep. 06, 2007
Assigned pre. A- and A- to shelf and bonds of Heiwa Real Estate
Assigned AA- to bonds of Sumitomo Chemical
Assigned A- to bonds of Nisshin Oillio Group
Sep. 05, 2007
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of Suntory
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of SUNTORY EUROPE
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of SUNTORY CAPITAL
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of Warabeya Nichiyo
Affirmed AA- on sr.debts of Suntory & Revised outlook to Positive
Assigned AAA to bonds of Chugoku Electric Power
Assigned A- to bonds of Fuji Electric Holdings
Assigned BBB to bonds of Nihon Chouzai
Assigned AA to bonds of HOYA
Assigned AA- to bonds of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Affirmed A-/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Nabtesco
Assigned AAA to bonds of Kyushu Electric Power
Sep. 04, 2007
Affirmed BBB-/Stable on senior debts of Tokatsu Foods
Sep. 03, 2007
Assigned J-1 to Hayakawa Rubber Bills Receivable ABL07-09
Withdrawn A/Stable rating on sr.debts of Nippon Densetsu Kogyo
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of Hosokawa Micron
Affirmed A/Stable and J-1 on sr. debts and CP of Nichirei
Withdrawn #J-2/Positive rating on CP program of Matsuzakaya
Aug. 31, 2007
Assigned J-1+ to Teral Kyokuto Bills Receivable ABL07-08
Assigned J-1 to Aso Shoji Bills Receivable ABL07-08
Assigned AAA/AA/A to senior beneficiary certificates/loans
Assigned J-1 to Toda Kogyo Bills Receivable ABL07-08
Assigned J-1 to Molten Bills Receivable ABL07-08
JCR Affirmed A+/Stable on senior debts of Nippon Paper Group
JCR Affirmed A+/Stable on senior debts of Nippon Paper Industries
Assigned J-2 to CP of Sumitomo Light Metal Industries
Aug. 30, 2007
Assigned J-1 to MoonStar Bills Receivable ABL07-08
Assigned J-1 to Nippon Tungsten Bills Receivable ABL07-08
Upgraded sr.debts of Nippon Mining Holdings to A-/Stable from BBB+/Stable
Assigned AAA to bonds of Kansai Electric Power Company
Assigned A- to bonds of Nagoya Railroad
Assigned AA- to bonds of Orix
Affirmed J-2 on CP of Tokyu Store Chain
Affirmed J-2 on CP of Kokusai Pulp & Paper
Upgraded sr.debts of Sun Wave to BB+/Stable from BB/Stable
Aug. 29, 2007
Assigned J-1 to Bills Receivable ABL07-08 (B Corporation in Mie)
Assigned J-1 to Osaka Steel Tube Bills Receivable ABL07-08
Affirmed A-/Stable on senior debts of Seibu Shinkin Bank
Affirmed BBB/Stable on sr.debts of Yahagi Construction
Aug. 28, 2007
Assigned J-1 to Fuji Shokai Bills Receivable ABL07-08
Assigned J-1 to SEIBUKIZAI Bills Receivable ABL07-08
Affirmed A for Konami Sports & Life; Revised Outlook to Positive
Affirmed A on sr.debts of Konami and Revised outlook to Positive
Affirmed Ap/Stable on senior debts of Hitachi Software Engineering
Affirmed BBB+ for Bank of Kochi and Revised outlook to Negative
Affirmed J-1 on CP of Fuji Electric Finance & Accounting Support
Affirmed A-/Stable on sr.debts of Fuji Electric Holdings
Aug. 27, 2007
Assigned J-1+ to MSNW Trust Certificate Series 07080
Assigned AAA to bonds of Tokyo Electric Power Company
Aug. 24, 2007
Assigned J-1 to healthcare fees ABL07-08 (Asahikawa Sanai HP)
Assigned J-1 to Bills Receivable ABL07-08 (A Corporation in Aichi)
Affirmed BBB- for Saison Automobile & Fire Insurance Revised outlook to Positive
Affirmed A- for Kawasaki Heavy and Revised outlook to Positive
Upgraded sr.debts and bonds of Mazda Motor to A-/Stable and A-
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on senior debts of Toyo Tire & Rubber
Affirmed BBB+/Stable and J-2 on senior debts and CP of Mitsui Engineering & Shipbuilding
Aug. 23, 2007
Assigned J-1 to healthcare fees receivable ABL07-08 (C Hospital)
Affirmed AA+/Stable and J-1+ on sr.debts and CP of Aisin AW
Affirmed J-2 on CP program of Japan Radio
Assigned preliminary AA to shelf registration of Sumitomo Electric Industries
Affirmed BBB/Stable on senior debts of Toho
Affirmed A+/Stable on senior debts of Santen Pharmaceutical
Affirmed BBB for Tamura Corporation and Revised outlook to Positive
Assigned AA/Stable to sr.debts of Mitsubishi UFJ Securities
Aug. 22, 2007
Assigned J-1 to healthcare fees ABL07-08 (D Hospital)
Affirmed BBB for Tokai Tokyo Securities and Revised outlook to Positive
Upgraded senior debts of Shimadzu to A+/Stable from A/Positive
Affirrmed AA on Bear Stearns';Revised Outlook to Negative
Aug. 21, 2007
Assigned A-/Stable and J-1 to senior debts and CP of Hulic
Aug. 20, 2007
Assigned J-1 to Toyoshima Bills Receivable Certificates/ABL07-08
Assigned J-1 to healthcare fees ABL07-08 (Heiwa & Konbu Onsen)
Assigned J-1 to healthcare fees ABL07-08 (E Hospital)
Affirmed A-/Stable and A- on sr.debts and bonds of Kintetsu
Affirmed A/Stable and A on sr.debts and Samurai bonds of Renault
Withdrawn #A-/Positive rating on senior debts of Diamond City
Aug. 17, 2007
Assigned J-1 to healthcare fees receivable ABL07-08 (A Hospital)
Affirmed A-/Stable and J-1 on sr.debts and CP of Showa Leasing
Aug. 15, 2007
Assigned J-1 to Healthcare Fees Receivable ABL07-08 (Tokachinomori)
Assigned J-1 to Healthcare Fees Receivable ABL07-08 (B Hospital)
Assigned J-1+ to Takeda General Hospital Trust Certificates 07-08
Assigned AA- to syndicated loan of Mitsubishi UFJ Lease & Finance
Affirmed BBB/Stable on sr.debts of Soken Chemical & Engineering
Aug. 14, 2007
Affirmed A+/Stable on sr.debts of JSF Trust & Banking
Affirmed AA-/Stable and J-1+ on sr.debts and CP of Japan Securities Finance
Aug. 13, 2007
Assigned J-1 to Healthcare Fees Receivable ABL07-08 (Ishii HP)
Affirmed A+/Stable and J-1 on senior debts and CP of JTEKT
Affirmed AA-/Stable on sr.debts of Mitsubishi Heavy Industries
Assigned A-/Stable to senior debts of Yachiyo Bank
Assigned AA/Stable to sr.debts of HOYA
Aug. 10, 2007
Assigned A- to bonds of Sumitomo Life Fund Securitization SPC II
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of ORIX
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of ORIX AUSTRALIA (SECURITIES)
JCR Affirmed AA- on EMTN of ORIX USA
Affirmed A+ and assigned pre A+ to shelf registration of Sumitomo Metal Mining
Assigned AAA to bonds of Kansai Electric Power