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Research Update: DBS Bank (Taiwan) Ltd. Assigned 'A+/A-1' Ratings; Outlook Stable Dec 11
Standard & Poors, December 2011
DBS Taiwan is a newly established, 100%-owned bank subsidiary of Singapore-based DBS Bank Ltd. group. We believe there is a high degree of implicit financial support from the bank's parent in times of need, due to the bank's highly strategic group status. We are assigning our 'A+' long-term and 'A-1' short-term counterparty credit ratings on DBS Taiwan based on Standard & Poor's revised bank criteria (published on Nov. 9, 2011). We are also assigning our 'cnAAA' long-term and 'cnA-1+' short-term Greater China credit scale ratings. The stand-alone credit profile (SACP) of DBS Taiwan is 'bbb-'. This reflects the bank's 'bbb' anchor and our view of its moderate business position, strong capital and earnings, moderate risk position, average funding, and adequate...
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Action: New Rating
Action: Outlook: Stable
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