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Seadrill Partners LLC -- Moody's affirmed Seadrill Partners' ratings, stable outlook

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") today affirmed Seadrill Partners LLC's (SDLP) corporate family rating (CFR) of Caa2 and probability of default rating (PDR) of Caa2-PD. Concurrently, Moody's affirmed the Caa2 rating on the $2.9 billion senior secured term loan due 2021, borrowed by SDLP's subsidiaries Seadrill Operating LP and Seadrill Partners Finco LLC, and the B1 rating on the $100 million first out secured revolving credit facility (RCF) due 2019, borrowed by Seadrill Operating LP, Seadrill Partners Finco LLC, and Seadrill Capricorn Holdings LLC, also a subsidiary of SDLP.