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United Technologies Corporation -- Moody's assigns A3 ratings to United Technologies' new Euro notes; ratings remain on review for downgrade

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") assigned A3 ratings to the new senior unsecured Euro notes of United Technologies Corporation ("United Technologies"). United Technologies' ratings are on review for downgrade following the company's announcement of its intent to purchase Rockwell Collins, Inc. (Baa2, stable) for $30 billion. Moody's expects any potential downgrade of United Technologies' long-term ratings to be limited to one notch.