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Farm Credit System Banks Aug 08

  • ID: 2091231
  • August 2008
  • Standard & Poors


  • CoBank ACB
  • Farm Credit System Banks
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Important role as a government-sponsored enterprise (GSE) lender to the U.S. agricultural/rural sector Consolidated debt issued as joint and several liability Dedicated $2.7 billion insurance fund Consistently strong profitability Conservative risk-adjusted capitalization and low funding costs Loan concentration to the agricultural sector Legislative risks reducing U.S. government support for agriculture The 'AAA/A-1+' ratings on the consolidated debt obligations issued by the Farm Credit System Banks (FCSB) reflect the benefits the System receives as a GSE, the joint and several liability on issued debt, the dedicated insurance fund providing further protection against default, and the combined strong overall financial profile of its banks and related associations, including their consistently strong profitability, conservative risk-adjusted capitalization, and low funding costs. Offsets to these...

Companies mentioned in this report are:
- Farm Credit System Banks
- CoBank ACB

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- Farm Credit System Banks
- CoBank ACB

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