BRUSSELS — Moody’s Investors Service has assigned a Baa3 rating to approximately $512 million (U.S.) in new bonds to be issued by Delhaize Group here. Delhaize said it would use the proceeds of the bond offering to refinance existing debt, including $300 million in U.S. notes due in 2014, and for general corporate purposes. Moody’s defines Baa3 as the riskiest category of investment grade credit. The outlook on the rating is stable. “The Baa3 rating assigned to ...

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