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UniCredit Bank Austria AG 'A/A-1' Ratings Affirmed, Off Watch Neg; Outlook Negative Feb 12
Standard & Poors, February 2012
On Feb. 10, 2012, Standard & Poor's lowered its ratings on Italian bank UniCredit SpA (UniCredit) to 'BBB+/A-2' from 'A/A-1', assigned a negative outlook, and removed them from CreditWatch negative. We consider that UniCredit Bank Austria AG (Bank Austria) is less affected than its parent, UniCredit, by the downgrade of the Republic of Italy (unsolicited, BBB+/Negative/A-2), given its business focus in Austria and Central and Eastern Europe, and its "high" systemic importance in the Austrian banking sector (Republic of Austria, AA+/Negative/A-1+). We are affirming our 'A/A-1' long- and short-term ratings on Bank Austria and removing them from CreditWatch negative. The negative outlook is based on the outlooks on Austria and on UniCredit and reflects the possibility that we could lower...
Action: Outlook: Negative
Action: Removed From CreditWatch
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- HVB Funding Trust II
- HVB Funding Trust I
- HVB Funding Trust III
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- HVB Capital LLC II
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