S&P put BHP on watch over Woodside deal

BHP’s ‘A’ credit rating has been placed on CreditWatch negative following the miner’s agreement to merge its oil and gas assets with Woodside Petroleum.

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S&P placed BHP's 'A' long and 'A-1' short-term ratings under review, as well as the 'A' issue rating on the group's senior unsecured notes.