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Summary: Sveriges Bostadsfinansieringsaktiebolag, SBAB (publ)
Standard & Poors, November 2008
The ratings on Sweden-based Sveriges Bostadsfinansieringsaktiebolag, SBAB (publ) (SBAB) reflect the low-risk nature of the company's business of mortgage banking, the company's good asset quality and adequate capitalization, as well as its current ownership by the Swedish government and its commitment of support. The ratings are constrained by low and declining profitability, minimal revenue diversification, and SBAB's total reliance on wholesale funding. With total assets of Swedish krona (SEK) 222.7 billion (-22.0 billion at SEK10.1 to -1) at Sept. 30, 2008, SBAB ranks as the fifth-largest mortgage institution in the Swedish market. It operates in both the corporate and household segments, but targets households in particular. Currently, the ratings on SBAB factor in the Swedish government's 100% ownership and our...
Companies mentioned in this report are: SBAB Bank AB (publ)
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SBAB Bank AB (publ)