News Release

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Industry
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Sep. 18, 2007
Assigned preliminary A- to shelf registration of IBJ Leasing
Affirmed A-/Stable on senior debts of Fukuyama Transporting
Affirmed A-/Stable on senior debts of Higashi-Nippon Bank
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on sr.debts of Tonami Transportation
Affirmed BBB+/Stable on senior debts of Hakuto
Sep. 14, 2007
Assigned A to bonds of Takara Holdings
Affirmed A-/Stable on sr.debts of Asahi Broadcasting
Upgraded sr.debts of Kanamoto to BBB from BBB-
Affirmed A+/Stable and A on sr.debts and sub.bonds of Hiroshima Bank
Downgraded rating on CP of Credia to D from NJ
Sep. 13, 2007
Assigned A to bonds of Sumitomo Realty & Development
Assigned AAA/Stable to senior of Tokio Marine Financial Solutions
Downgraded Shinki to #BB+ with developing direction to it
Sep. 12, 2007
Affirmed BBB- for GS Yuasa and Revised outlook to Positive
JCR Assigned A+ to bonds of Daiwa Securities Group
Assigned BBB to subordinated bonds of Bank of Kochi
Affirmed A+/Stable on senior debts of Eighteenth Bank
Affirmed A/Stable on senior debts of Denki Kagaku Kogyo
Affirmed A-/Stable on senior debts of Tosoh Corporation
Affirmed Ap/Stable on sr.debts of Hitachi Maxell
Assigned A to bonds of Sankei Building
Assigned BBB to bonds of Sojitz
Assigned AAA to bonds of Development Bank of Japan
Assigned AAA to bonds of Electric Power Development Company
Assigned AAA to bonds of Tokyo Electric Power Company
Affirmed BBB- for Best Denki; Revised outlook to Negative
Assigned BBB to bonds of Daikyo Inc.
Sep. 11, 2007
Affirmed A+/Stable on senior debts of Exedy
Affirmed BBB- for Japan General Estate; Revised Outlook to Positive
Assigned preliminary A+ to shelf of Mitsubishi UFJ Nicos
Assigned BBB/Stable to sr.debts of Penta-Ocean Construction
Assigned BBB+/Stable to senior debts of Daiichi Jitsugyo
Sep. 10, 2007
Affirmed A+/Stable on senior debts of Akita Bank
Upgraded sr.debts of Showa Denko to BBB+/Positive
Assigned BBB-/Stable to senior debts of Gyokushoukai
Sep. 07, 2007
Assigned AA to bonds of Kansai International Airport
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
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
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
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
Affirmed A-/Stable on senior debts of Seibu Shinkin Bank
Affirmed BBB/Stable on sr.debts of Yahagi Construction
Aug. 28, 2007
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