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DBS Bank Ltd.'s Subordinated Notes Under Its US$15 Billion Global Medium-Term Notes Program Assigned 'A+' Rating Oct 11
Standard & Poors, October 2011
HONG KONG (Standard & Poor's) Oct. 12, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today assigned its 'A+' issue rating to the issue of subordinated notes by DBS Bank Ltd. (AA-/Stable/A-1+; axAAA/axA-1+) under the bank's global medium-term notes program. DBS has also increased the size of the program to US$15 billion from US$10 billion. The subordinated notes will constitute direct, unsecured, and subordinated obligations of the bank. RELATED CRITERIA AND RESEARCH Standard & Poor's Financial Institutions Ratings Criteria, June 2, 2011 Methodology For Rating Bank Nondeferrable Subordinated Debt (Lower Tier 2) Regulatory Capital, Aug. 4, 2009 Standard & Poor's Approach To Rating Bank Securities, March 19, 2004...
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