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Becton Dickinson Euro Finance S.a.r.l. -- Moody's assigns Ba1 rating to Becton Dickinson's proposed euro note offering

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") today assigned Ba1 ratings to the senior unsecured notes to be offered by Becton Dickinson Euro Finance S.a.r.l. As part of the refinancing, BD plans to repay at maturity its euro 1 billion notes due in June 2019 and to tender for certain other outstanding notes of BD.