Russia-Based ZAO UniCredit Bank Short-Term Ratings Raised To 'A-2' On Criteria Change, 'BBB' Affirmed; Outlook Stable Nov 12
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- Published: November 2012
Following a review of ZAO UniCredit Bank under Standard & Poor's revised bank criteria (published on Nov. 9, 2011), we have affirmed our long- and short-term ratings on ZAO UniCredit Bank at 'BBB/A-3'. The outlook is stable. The ratings reflect our view that ZAO UniCredit Bank is a highly strategic subsidiary of UniCredit group, resulting in a long-term rating one notch below that on its parent, subject to a cap at the level of the Russian sovereign foreign currency rating. The bank's stand-alone credit profile reflects our 'bb' anchor for a commercial bank operating only in Russia, the bank's strong business position, adequate capital and earnings, adequate risk position, average funding, and adequate liquidity. The stable outlook reflects that of...
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- ZAO UniCredit Bank
Action: Outlook: Stable
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