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Bulletin: BFBP, CNCE, Natixis Ratings And Outlooks Unchanged On Announcement Of Possible Linkup Oct 08
Standard & Poors, October 2008
PARIS (Standard & Poor's) Oct. 9, 2008--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that its ratings and outlooks on Banque F-d-rale des Banques Populaires (BFBP), Caisse Nationale des Caisses d'Epargne et de Pr-voyance (CNCE), and Natixis S.A. (all rated AA-/Negative/A-1+) remain unchanged following the announcement yesterday that they will undertake discussions with a view to preparing a linkup between their two central institutions. Our expectations for the 'AA-' ratings and the negative outlook are unchanged as well. We expect that Groupe Banque Populaire (GBP) and Groupe Caisse d'Epargne (GCE) would be able to address the negative earnings trend in their domestic retail banking businesses. We expect that, besides potential additional provisioning needs in 2008 related to its securitized assets and...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Banque Federale des Banques Populaires,Natixis S.A.,Caisses d'Epargne Participations
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Banque Federale des Banques Populaires,Natixis S.A.,Caisses d'Epargne Participations