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Synonyms for downgrade

demote

Synonyms

Synonyms for downgrade

a sudden drop to a lower condition or status

to lower in rank or grade

to lower in character or quality

to become or make less in price or value

Antonyms for downgrade

the property possessed by a slope or surface that descends

Related Words

rate lower

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The following indicative ratings for debt securities under the shelf registration have been downgraded and remain under review with negative implications:
has downgraded the financial strength rating (FSR) to B (Fair) from B+ (Very Good) and the issuer credit ratings (ICR) to "bb+" from "bbb-" of the primary operating insurance subsidiaries of Scottish Re Group Limited (Scottish Re) (Cayman Islands) (NYSE:SCT).
Class M-1 downgraded to 'BBB' from 'AA+' placed on Rating Watch Negative';
Class M-2 downgraded to 'B' from 'AA+' placed on Rating Watch Negative';
2 million class M-5 downgraded to 'BB' from 'A' (BL: 24.
0 million class M-6 downgraded to 'B' from 'A-' (BL: 21.
Class B-5 downgraded to 'C/DR3' from 'BBB-' and taken off Rating Watch Negative;
Class I-M-2 downgraded to 'BBB' from 'A', and placed on Rating Watch Negative;
Class I-B-2 downgraded to 'C/DR5' from 'B', and removed from Rating Watch Negative.
Class B-1 downgraded to 'BBB' from 'A', and placed on Rating Watch Negative;
25% US$125 million non-cumulative perpetual preferred stock downgraded to 'B-' from 'B+'; 'RR6' Assigned.
Class B-2 downgraded from 'BB' to 'C' and assigned a DR rating of 'DR5';
875% US$142 million hybrid capital units downgraded to 'B+' from 'BB';
1) Ballantyne Re's financial guarantee fees increase if Scottish Re's IFS rating is downgraded below 'A-';
Class M-4 downgraded to 'C' from 'B' and assigned 'DR4' Distressed Recovery (DR) rating.