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Research Update: RBC Bank (USA) Ratings Raised to 'A/A-1' from 'BBB-/A-3' And Withdrawn At Issuer's Request Mar 12
Standard & Poors, March 2012
We are raising our long- and short-term issuer credit ratings on RBC Bank (USA) to 'A/A-1' from 'BBB-/A-3' following the closing of PNC Financial Services Group's (PNC) acquisition of RBC Bank. The upgrade reflects our view the company is "core" to PNC Bank N.A. (PNC Bank; the main operating company for PNC) and thus the ratings have been equalized with the ratings on PNC Bank. The outlook is stable. We have removed the ratings from CreditWatch positive where they had been placed on June 21, 2011, following the announcement of the acquisition. We are also withdrawing the ratings at the company's request. On March 7, 2012, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services raised its long- and short-term issuer credit ratings on...
Companies mentioned in this report are: RBC Bank (U.S.A.)
Action: Outlook: Stable
Action: Removed From CreditWatch
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