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Research Update: Italy-Based Marine Insurer SIAT Ratings Lowered To 'BB+' And Placed On CreditWatch Negative After Same Action On Parent Nov 11
Standard & Poors, November 2011
Earlier today, we lowered our ratings on Italian composite insurer Fondiaria-SAI SpA to 'BB+' and placed them on CreditWatch negative. Italy-based marine insurer SIAT - Societ- Italiana Assicurazioni e Riassicurazioni pA (SIAT) is a subsidiary of Fondiaria-SAI and we therefore cap our ratings on SIAT at the same level as those on its parent, in accordance with our group methodology. As a result, we are lowering our long-term ratings on SIAT to 'BB+' and placing them on CreditWatch negative. The CreditWatch placement reflects the fact that we would lower the ratings on SIAT should we downgrade its parent, Fondiaria-SAI. On Nov. 15, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services lowered its long-term counterparty credit and insurer financial strength ratings on Italy-based...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Societa Italiana Assicurazioni e Riassicurazioni pA,Fondiaria-SAI SpA,Milano Assicurazioni SpA
Action: On CreditWatch:Negative
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Societa Italiana Assicurazioni e Riassicurazioni pA,Fondiaria-SAI SpA,Milano Assicurazioni SpA