As part of the ongoing effort to better support BBPI
, DAU has developed a list of suggested research topics, based on inputs from subject matter experts across defense acquisition sectors.
The ratings of Central-European International Bank (BBpi
) and MKB Bank ZRT (Bpi) were not affected.
TUNISIAN BANKS -Arab Tunisian Bank; to: BBB-/Negative/A-3; from: BB+/Negative/B; Banque de l'Habitat; to: BB+/Negative/B; from: BB+/Negative/B; Banque de Tunisie et des Emirats; to: BB/Negative/B; from: BB/Negative/B; Banque Tuniso-Koweitienne; to: BB+/Negative/--; from: BB+/Negative/--; Societe Tunisienne de Banque (Unsolicited Ratings): Public information rating to: BBpi
; from: BBpi
29 March 2011 -- S&P on Monday cut its unsolicited public information (pi) rating on Polish lender Bank Millennium Capital Group (Millennium) to BBpi
from BBBpi after a two-notch downgrade of its major shareholder, Portuguese Millennium bcp (ELI:BCP).
credit-rating agency has assigned its BBpi
long-term rating on Aozora, while assigning a higher rating for SMBC of BBB long-term with a negative outlook.
The affirmation concerns the BB+/B ratings of Arab Tunisian Bank (TUN:ATB) and Banque de l'Habitat (TUN:BH), the BB/B ratings of Banque de Tunisie et des Emirats (TUN:BTEI), the BB+ long-term rating of Banque Tuniso -- Koweitienne and the BBpi
(public information) rating on Societe Tunisienne de Banque (TUN:STB).
S&P has assigned SMBC its BBB long-term rating, with a negative outlook, and rates Aozora, formerly Nippon Credit Bank, lower at BBpi
. The agency does not release outlooks for ''pi'' ratings, which are based solely on publicly available information.
The affirmation covered the BB/B counterparty credit ratings on National Bank of Egypt (CAI:WATA) and Commercial International Bank (Egypt) SAE as well as the unsolicited BBpi
(public information) rating on National Societe Generale Bank SAE (CAI:NSGB).
The agency said Nippon Steel Corp., currently rated BBpi
, is in a relatively strong position to withstand pressure on its credit quality, as are Kawasaki Steel Corp., rated BB-minus-pi, and NKK Corp., rated BB-minus-pi.
14 February 2011 - S&P on Friday maintained its BBpi
counterparty credit and financial strength ratings on Des Moines, Iowa-based Equity Insurance Company.
, citing greater-than-expected earnings volatility in the company's electronics materials business.
The service also affirmed the unsolicited BBpi
(public information) rating of National Societe Generale Bank (CAI:NSGB).