MEXICO CITY--()--Compartamos, S.A.B. de C.V., (“the Holding” or “Compartamos”) (BMV: COMPARC*) informs that Banco Compartamos S.A. I.B.M., the main subsidiary of the Holding, was affirmed today in its short and long-term ratings by Standard & Poor’s (“S&P”).
Standard and Poor’s took the following actions:
- Affirmed Banco Compartamos’ national long-term credit risk rating to ‘mxAAA’
- Affirmed the short-term credit rating to ‘mxA-1+’
- Affirmed the Company’s senior unsecured long-term local debt to ‘mxAAA’. Banco Compartamos’ local bank bonds (Certificados Bursátiles Bancarios), COMPART 10, COMPART 11 and COMPART 12.
- The outlook is ‘Stable’.
Standard and Poor’s issued a press release today stating the following:
Banco Compartamos’ ratings reflect our opinion regarding its ‘adequate’ business position, a ‘very solid’ capital position and revenues, an ‘adequate’ risk position, ‘lower than average’ funding and ‘adequate’ liquidity, based on our definitions and grading criteria.
Compartamos is a holding company whose primary objective is to promote, organize and manage companies, domestic and international, that are subject to its investment policies. Compartamos was established in 2010 and headquartered in Mexico, and its shares began trading on the Mexican Stock Exchange on December 24, 2010, under the ticker symbol “COMPARC*”.
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