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Research Update: New Zealand-Based Police And Families Credit Union Affirmed At ?BB+/B? On Revised Bank Criteria; Outlook Stable Dec 11
Standard & Poors, December 2011
Following a review of Police And Families Credit Union Ltd. (PFCU) under Standard & Poor's revised bank criteria (published Nov. 9, 2011), we have affirmed our issuer credit ratings on PFCU at 'BB+/B'. The outlook is stable. Our ratings on PFCU reflects the anchor stand-alone credit profile for financial institutions operating only in New Zealand, plus PFCU's weak business position, very strong capital and earnings, weak risk position, below average funding, and adequate liquidity. The stable outlook reflects our expectation that PFCU will remain a conservative mutual focusing primarily on residential lending to New Zealand police members and their families, funded predominantly by deposits from the members it services. As previously announced, on Dec. 13, 2011, Standard & Poor's Ratings...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Police and Families Credit Union
Action: Outlook: Stable
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