Bulletin: No Rating Changes In RUMBA And KIT Ipoteka After KIT Finance Investment Bank Acquisition Oct 08
- ID: 1886689
- October 2008
- Standard & Poors
MILAN (Standard & Poor's) Oct. 27, 2008--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that its credit ratings on RUMBA S.A. and KIT Ipoteka Ltd. remain unchanged following the acquisition of KIT Finance Investment Bank (KIT) by Russian Railways (JSC) (BBB+/Watch Neg/--) and Investment Group Alrosa, a subsidiary of ALROSA Co. Ltd. (BB/Watch Neg/B). We placed the ratings on both Russian Railways and ALROSA on CreditWatch negative following this acquisition (see "Russian Diamond Miner ALROSA Co. Ltd. 'BB' Rating On Watch Neg On Planned Stake In KIT Finance" and "Russian Railways (JSC) 'BBB+' Rating On Watch Neg On Planned Stake In KIT Finance Bank" ). KIT acts as mortgage administrator and originator in RUMBA and KIT Ipoteka, two securitizations backed by...
Companies mentioned in this report are: OJSC Alrosa,Russian Railways (JSC)
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