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Research Update: Dexia Crediop Long-Term Rating Lowered To 'BB-' On Italy BICRA Change, 'B' Short-Term Rating Affirmed; Outlook Negative Feb 12
Standard & Poors, February 2012
On Jan. 13, 2012, Standard & Poor's lowered its unsolicited long- and short-term sovereign credit ratings on the Republic of Italy to 'BBB+/A-2' from 'A/A-1', assigned a negative outlook, and removed the ratings from CreditWatch negative. We have revised our Banking Industry Country Risk Assessment (BICRA) on Italy to group '4' from group '3', and our economic risk and industry risk scores on Italy to '4' from '3'. We are lowering our long-term ratings on Italy-based Dexia Crediop SpA to 'BB-', affirming the 'B' short-term ratings and removing all ratings from CreditWatch negative. The negative outlook reflects the possibility that we could lower the ratings on Dexia Crediop if we lower our ratings on the Republic of Italy or we...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Dexia Crediop SpA,Crediop Overseas Bank Ltd.
Action: Outlook: Negative
Action: Removed From CreditWatch
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Dexia Crediop SpA,Crediop Overseas Bank Ltd.