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Banco Davivienda S.A. ?BBB-/A-3? Rating Placed On CreditWatch Negative On Planned Acquisition Jan 12
Standard & Poors, January 2012
On Jan. 24, 2012, Davivienda announced its agreement with HSBC Holdings PLC to acquire its subsidiaries in El Salvador, Costa Rica, and Honduras. We are placing our 'BBB-/A-3' rating on Davivienda on CreditWatch with negative implications. We aim to resolve the CreditWatch listing once we can evaluate the acquisition's implications on Davivienda's earnings and capital. The resolution will also be subject to the regulatory approval of the acquisition. MEXICO CITY (Standard & Poor's) Jan. 25, 2012--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services placed its 'BBB-' long-term and 'A-3' short-term issuer credit ratings on Colombia-based Banco Davivienda S.A. on CreditWatch with negative implications. The CreditWatch placement follows the announcement that Davivienda has reached an agreement to acquire HSBC Holdings PLC's (A+/Stable/A-1) subsidiaries--banks, insurance...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Banco Davivienda S.A.,HSBC Holdings PLC
Action: On CreditWatch:Negative
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Banco Davivienda S.A.,HSBC Holdings PLC