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Shinhan Bank's US$250 Million Junior Sub Notes Rated 'BB+' Sep 03
Standard & Poors, September 2003
TOKYO (Standard & Poor's) Sept. 2, 2003--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today assigned its 'BB+' rating to Shinhan Bank's (BBB/Stable/A-2) proposed US$250 million junior subordinated notes (Upper Tier II capital) to be priced this week and to be drawn down from its US$2.0 billion global medium term note program. The two-notch differential between Shinhan's counterparty rating and the rating on the proposed notes reflects the deferability of coupon payments, the terms and conditions of the proposed subordinated notes, and the overall financial status of the bank. The rating on Shinhan reflects its relatively good asset quality and stable profitability. Shinhan's ratio of gross problem credit (classified as precautionary or below) to total credit rose slightly to 4.15% at June 2003...
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