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Summary: Aviva Insurance (Europe) SE Jun 11
Standard & Poors, June 2011
The ratings on Aviva Insurance (Europe) SE (Aviva IE) reflect the company's strategic importance to the Aviva group (Aviva; core subsidiaries are rated AA-/Stable/--), as well as its good competitive position. However, negative rating factors include Aviva IE's capitalization, which has weakened to adequate from good over the past three years, and its exposure to the current adverse economic conditions, which affect the whole industry. Standard & Poor's Ratings Services currently consider Aviva IE to be a strategically important entity within the Aviva group and our rating therefore factors in one notch of support. Under our criteria, the ratings could benefit from up to three notches of support, but are capped at one notch below the ratings on the core...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Aviva Insurance (Europe) SE
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Aviva Insurance (Europe) SE