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Enagas Transporte, S.A. -- Moody's changes Enagas's outlook to negative from stable; affirms ratings

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") has today changed to negative from stable the outlook of Enagas S.A. (Enagas) and Enagas Transporte, S.A.. At the same time, Moody's has affirmed the Baa1 long term issuer rating and the Prime-2 short-term issuer rating for Enagas as well as the Baa1 senior unsecured rating for Enagas Transporte, S.A.. The rating action follows Enagas's announcement on 11 March 2019 that it has reached an agreement to acquire a 24.9% stake in Prairie ECI Acquiror LP (Tallgrass Holdco, B1 stable) for USD 590 million with an option to increase its stake by an additional 3.5% for around USD 83 million, subject to certain conditions precedent.