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Summary: TSB Bank Ltd. Dec 11
Standard & Poors, December 2011
Our ratings on TSB reflect the anchor stand-alone credit profile (SACP) for a bank operating only in New Zealand; plus TSB's "moderate" business position, "very strong" capital and earnings, "moderate" risk position, "average" funding, and "strong" liquidity. Our bank criteria use the BICRA economic risk and industry risk scores to determine a bank's anchor SACP, the starting point in assigning an ICR. The anchor SACP for a bank operating only in New Zealand is 'bbb+'. The BICRA score factors in our evaluation of economic risk, where we view that: New Zealand is an open, flexible, and well-developed economy; risk of economic imbalances have eased following some deleveraging in the private sector and an orderly wind down of real estate prices...
Companies mentioned in this report are: TSB Bank Ltd.
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TSB Bank Ltd.