S&P Upgrades GM and GM Financial to Investment Grade

SP Upgrades GM and GM Financial to Investment Grade

2014-09-26

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DETROIT – General Motors Co. (NYSE: GM) pronounced currently that Standard Poor’s Ratings Services (SP) has upgraded a credit ratings of both GM and GM Financial to investment class with a fast outlook.

The new GM corporate and GM Financial credit rating is BBB-. That is one turn aloft than a prior GM rating of BB+, that SP reserved in Sep 2011. In Sep 2013, SP revised GM’s opinion from “stable” to “positive.” GM Financial’s prior rating was BB.

“Delivering segment-leading vehicles, improving a potency of a operations and building a outpost change piece done this ascent possible,” GM CEO Mary Barra said. “While we are not nonetheless satisfied, and know we have work to do, we am assured that a renewed concentration on a business will expostulate even stronger business results.”

At a annual Global Business Conference for investors on Oct 1, GM will share some-more sum about a near-term business targets and long-term vital plan.

General Motors Co. (NYSE:GM, TSX: GMM) and a partners furnish vehicles in 30 countries, and a association has care positions in a world’s largest and fastest-growing automotive markets. GM, a subsidiaries and corner try entities sell vehicles underneath a Chevrolet, Cadillac, Baojun, Buick, GMC, Holden, Jiefang, Opel, Vauxhall and Wuling brands. More information on a association and a subsidiaries, including OnStar, a tellurian personality in car safety, confidence and information services, can be found during http://www.gm.com

Forward-Looking Statements

In this press recover and in associated comments by a management, a use of a difference “expect,” “anticipate,” “possible,” “potential,” “target,” “believe,” “commit,” “intend,” “continue,” “may,” “would,” “could,” “should,” “project,” “projected,” “positioned” or identical expressions is dictated to brand forward-looking statements that paint a stream visualisation about probable destiny events. We trust these judgments are reasonable, though these statements are not guarantees of any events or financial results, and a tangible formula competence differ materially due to a accumulation of critical factors. Among other items, such factors competence include: a ability to comprehend prolongation efficiencies and to grasp reductions in costs as a outcome of a restructuring initiatives and labor modifications; a ability to say peculiarity control over a vehicles and equivocate element car recalls; a ability to say adequate liquidity and financing sources and an suitable turn of debt, including as compulsory to account a designed poignant investment in new technology; a ability of a suppliers to timely broach parts, components and systems; a ability to comprehend successful car applications of new technology; and a ability to continue to attract new customers, quite for a new products. GM’s many new annual news on Form 10-K and quarterly reports on Form 10-Q provides information about these and other factors, that we competence correct or addition in destiny reports to a SEC. 

GM Financial Contacts:
Chrissy Heinke
GM Financial
[email protected]
(817) 302-7069

Stephen Jones
GM Financial
[email protected]
(817) 302-7119