NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) affirms its BBB ratings for issuer NSA OP, LP, the operating partnership subsidiary of National Storage Affiliates Trust (NSA), and for the issuer’s $400 million outstanding senior unsecured notes. KBRA also affirms its BBB- rating for parent NSA’s $218 million outstanding Series A redeemable preferred shares.
KBRA’s revises its rating Outlook to Positive from Stable for each of the above ratings.
- Global Equity REITs & REOC Rating Methodology
- KBRA Affirms National Storage Affiliates Ratings and Stable Outlook (2019)
- National Storage Affiliates Trust Rating Report (2019)
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