PLEASANTON, Calif. — Safeway on Tuesday filed a prospectus to sell an unspecified amount of new, 10-year notes and use the proceeds to repay $500 million in notes due Aug. 16. The company said it would use a portion of the proceeds to repay outstanding short-term borrowings and the rest, combined with additional short-term borrowings, to repay the $500 million in 4.95% notes. Fitch Ratings said it assigned a rating of "BBB" to Safeway's new offering with a rating outlook of "stable." "The ...

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