Renault SA is rated by five credit rating agencies (CRAs):
3 international CRAs: Moody’s, Standard & Poor’s, Fitch
2 Japanese: R&I et JCR
In April 2016, Standard & Poor's revised Renault's debt outlook to positive
In February 2016, Moody’s upgraded Renault’s rating to Baa3 with stable outlook
In November 2014, Fitch ratings revised its notation to BBB-, with a stable outlook.
In March 2013, JCR maintained its notation to A-, stable outlook.
In November 2014, R&I kept its long-term rating to BBB+, stable outlook.
|Agency||Long-term rating||Short-term rating||Outlook||Latest press release / Credit analysis|
|Moody's||Baa3||P3||stable||Credit opinion Fev 2016|
|Standard & Poor's||BBB-||A3||positive|
|Fitch||BBB-||-||stable||Rating Nov 2014|
Press release Nov 2014
Press release Apr 2014
Analysis Sept 2013
|R&I||BBB+||-||stable||Press release Nov 2014|
|JCR||A-||-||stable||Press release February 2015|
Maturity schedule for Renault SA bonds and equivalents at December 31th, 2015 (in millions euros)
Renault raises most of the refinancing for Automotive business in the capital markets, mainly through long-term funding (bonds and private placements) and short-term financing such as commercial paper.
To this end, Renault has an EMTN bond program with a ceiling amount of €7 billion, a Shelf Registration program of ¥200 billion for the Japanese market and a commercial paper program of €1.5 billion.
In November 2015, Renault SA issued a 3-year maturity Samurai bond with a nominal of ¥70 billion and a coupon at 0.75%.
Renault SA repayed bonds and bank loans for nearly €1.5 billion in 2015 in bonds and bank loans.
Debt issue programme
It is vital for the Group to use different sources of refinancing to fund its automotive business. Accordingly, Renault SA has arranged three insurance programs
Details on public and private bond issues.