Credit rating

A credit rating is an assessment of a company's credit-worthiness. It helps investors to analyze the credit risks and the Company's ability to fulfill its obligations.

Swedish Match has had a long-term rating from Standard & Poor's since 1997 and Moody's Investor Service since 1999.

The list below is only updated if anything changes.

Swedish Match current ratings

 Standard & Poor'sMoody's
Short-term rating:A-2 
Long-term rating:BBBBaa2
Outlook:StableStable

Swedish Match long-term rating history

Standard & Poor's 
October 2007BBB
October 2006BBB+
March 1997A-
Moody's 
December 2007Baa2
January 2006Baa1
June 2003A3
July 1999Baa1