Ratings Lowered On Banco Santander Totta?s Mortgage Covered Bonds Following Downgrade Of Issuer Mar 12
- ID: 2085295
- March 2012
- Standard & Poors
OVERVIEW On Feb. 14, 2012, we lowered to 'BB' from 'BBB-' and removed from CreditWatch negative our long-term counterparty rating on Banco Santander Totta. The outlook is negative. Following this action and the application of our criteria for rating covered bonds, we have today lowered and removed from CreditWatch negative our ratings on Banco Santander Totta's mortgage covered bond program and related series. We have also assigned a negative outlook to our ratings on these mortgage covered bonds, to reflect the negative outlook for the rating on the issuer. Our ratings are based on our criteria for rating covered bonds. However, certain aspects of the methodologies and assumptions underlying these criteria are under review. The ratings on all outstanding covered...
Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Banco Santander Totta S.A.
Action: Outlook: Negative
Action: Removed From CreditWatch
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