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Research Update: Germany-Based Saechsische Aufbaubank 'AAA/A-1+' Ratings Affirmed And Off Watch; Outlook Stable Jan 12
Standard & Poors, January 2012
On Jan. 19, 2012, we affirmed our 'AAA' ratings on the German State of Saxony, which owns Saechsische Aufbaubank (SAB) and guarantees all of SAB's obligations. We are affirming our 'AAA' long-term rating on SAB and removing it from CreditWatch negative. We are also affirming the 'A-1+' short-term rating. We believe there is an "almost certain" likelihood of extraordinary government support for SAB in the event of distress. The stable outlook on SAB reflects that on the State of Saxony. On Jan. 20, 2012, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services affirmed its 'AAA' long-term counterparty credit rating on Germany-based Saechsische Aufbaubank (SAB) and removed it from CreditWatch, where it was placed with negative implications on Dec. 14, 2011. The 'A-1+' short-term...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Saechsische Aufbaubank
Action: Outlook: Negative
Action: Outlook: Stable
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