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First Financial Holding Co. Ltd. Ratings Affirmed On Stable Performance; Outlook Stable Jul 05 Product Image

First Financial Holding Co. Ltd. Ratings Affirmed On Stable Performance; Outlook Stable Jul 05

  • ID: 2029514
  • July 2005
  • Standard & Poors

Abstract
HONG KONG (Standard & Poor's) July 21, 2005--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it had affirmed its 'BBB-' long-term and 'A-3' short-term credit ratings on First Financial Holding Co. Ltd. (First FHC) to reflect the company's stable performance. The outlook on the long-term credit rating is stable. The ratings reflect the shared credit profile of the company's operating subsidiaries, and the good position and established franchise of First Commercial Bank Ltd. (FCB, BBB/Stable/A-2), the company's core subsidiary, in Taiwan's banking sector. Counterbalancing factors include continuing competitive pressure on the group's moderate profitability. First FHC is the fifth-largest financial holding company in Taiwan in terms of total assets. It wholly owns FCB, First Taisec Securities Inc., Mingtai Fire &...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- First Financial Holding Co. Ltd.
- First Commercial Bank Ltd.
- MSIG Mingtai Insurance Co. Ltd.

Action: Affirmed
Action: Outlook: Stable

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- First Financial Holding Co. Ltd.
- First Commercial Bank Ltd.
- MSIG Mingtai Insurance Co. Ltd.

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