Raport bieżący nr 32/2012
Art. 56 ust. 1 pkt 2 Ustawy o ofercie - informacje bieżące i okresowe
UNICREDIT: UniCredit SpA’s S&P ratings capped at the sovereign level, but UniCredit Bank AG and UniCredit Bank Austria’s ratings affirmed
The rating agency Standard&Poor’s ("S&P") has today aligned UniCredit SpA’s ratings with that of the sovereign (Italy is rated "��BBB+’ long- and "��A2’ short-term with a negative outlook) as the ratings are "capped" according to Standard&Poor’s criteria. The stand-alone creditworthiness of UniCredit SpA has been confirmed at "a-" (S&P’s so called "SACP", Stand-Alone Credit Profile), although the Italian banking system has been downgraded (S&P’s "BICRA", Banking Industry Country Risk Assessment score to 4 from 3). Some capital instruments have been downgraded.
At the same time S&P confirmed UniCredit SpA’s core subsidiaries UniCredit Bank AG and Bank Austria AG at "��A’ long- and "��A1’ short-term with a negative outlook.
UniCredit Leasing SpA "��s ratings have been lowered to "��BBB+’ long-term and "��A2’ short-term with a negative outlook.
Standard&Poor’s has taken various rating actions on other Italian banking groups as well.
The full text of Standard&Poor’s press release is available on the rating agency website www.standardandpoors.com.
Milan, 10th February 2012
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Iwona Milewska - Attorney of UniCredit