Moody’s Investors Service Wednesday night put on review for possible downgrade the Aa2 rating of Assured Guaranty Corp. and the Aa3 rating of Financial Security Assurance Inc.

Moody’s cited a more negative view of Assured’s mortgage-related and pooled corporate exposures and FSA’s mortgage-related exposures for the review. Assured Guaranty Ltd. plans to acquire Financial Security Assurance Holdings Ltd. later this year — excluding its troubled financial products unit — in a move that will put under one roof the market’s two most active bond insurers.

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