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Research Update: Allgemeine Hypothekenbank Rheinboden Ratings Cut To 'BB+/B'; On Watch Neg On Postbank BHW Bid Oct 05
- Published: October 2005
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On Oct. 25, 2005, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its long-term and short-term counterparty credit ratings on Germany-based Allgemeine Hypothekenbank Rheinboden AG (AHBR) to 'BB+/B' from 'BBB-/A-3' and placed them on CreditWatch with negative implications. At the same time, the 'AAA' rating on senior secured -ffentliche Pfandbriefe and Hypothekenpfandbriefe issued by AHBR were affirmed. The downgrade and CreditWatch placement follows the announcement by Deutsche Postbank AG (Postbank; A/Watch Neg/A-1), the 67% subsidiary of postal service provider Deutsche Post AG (DP; A/Watch Neg/A-1), that it plans to acquire BHW Holding AG (not rated), effective January 2006. A fundamental condition to close the agreement is that BHW Holding's 50% stake in AHBR is to be separated from BHW Holding beforehand, with...
Companies mentioned in this report are: COREALCREDIT BANK AG,BHW Bausparkasse AG, Hameln,Deutsche Post AG,Deutsche Postbank AG
Action: On CreditWatch:Negative
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