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APT Pipelines Limited -- Moody's: APT Pipelines' ratings unaffected by Australian Government's likely rejection of proposed acquistion

Moody's Investors Service says that the Australian Government's (Aaa stable) likely refusal to approve the proposed acquisition of APA Group by a CK Infrastructure Holdings Ltd-led (CKI) consortium will not impact APT Pipelines Limited's (APT) Baa2 senior unsecured debt, bank credit facility and long-term issuer ratings, or its (P)Baa2 senior unsecured MTN rating. "IMPORTANT NOTICE: MOODY'S RATINGS AND PUBLICATIONS ARE NOT INTENDED FOR USE BY RETAIL INVESTORS. APA had announced its entry into a conditional Implementation Agreement with a consortium led by CKI to acquire all the stapled securities in APA Group under trust schemes on 13 August 2018, subject to key regulatory and shareholder approvals.