(The following statement was released by the rating agency) NEW YORK, January 15 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has assigned a ‘BBB+’ rating to the $600 million aggregate principal amount of 3.40% senior unsecured notes due 2025 and the GBP220 million unsecured term loan due 2019 issued by HCP, Inc. (NYSE: HCP). The 2025 notes were issued at 99.185% of par value to yield 3.497% or 160 basis points (bps) over the benchmark rate. The term loan bears interest at GBP LIBOR plus 97.5 bps and HCP entered

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