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Long-Term Ratings On Munich Reinsurance Of Africa And Munich Mauritius Reinsurance Lowered To 'A'; Outlook Stable Jan 11
Standard & Poors, January 2011
We believe that lowering the local currency sovereign ratings on the Republic of South Africa to 'A/A-1' has increased sovereign-related risks. Although we consider Munich Reinsurance Co. of Africa Ltd. (Munich Africa) as core to its parent, the ratings are limited by the local currency sovereign rating on the Republic of South Africa. As a result, we are lowering the long-term ratings on both Munich Africa and Munich Mauritius Reinsurance Co. Ltd. to 'A' from 'A+'. The outlook is stable, reflecting the current outlook on the Republic of South Africa. LONDON (Standard & Poor's) Jan. 26, 2011--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services said today that it lowered its long-term counterparty credit and insurer financial strength ratings on South Africa-based Munich Reinsurance...
Companies mentioned in this report are: Munich Reinsurance Co. of Africa Ltd.,Munich Reinsurance Co.,South Africa (Republic of)
Action: Outlook: Stable
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Munich Reinsurance Co. of Africa Ltd.,Munich Reinsurance Co.,South Africa (Republic of)