Fitch Affirms 54 Credit Ratings in the U.S. Equity REIT Sector

CHICAGO--()--Link to Fitch Ratings' Report: Fitch Affirms 54 U.S. Equity REIT Sector Companies' Ratings
http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=789668

Fitch Ratings has affirmed 54 credit ratings in the U.S. Equity REIT sector.

The worksheet 'Rating Actions' provides:

--A full list of ratings affirmed

--A hyperlink to each issuer's rating summary page at www.fitchratings.com

--Primary analyst and secondary analyst contact information

Additional information is available at www.fitchratings.com.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'Corporate Rating Methodology' (May 28, 2014);

--'Rating U.S. Equity REITs and REOCs: Sector Credit Factors,' (Feb. 26, 2014);

--'Treatment and Notching of Hybrids in Non-Financial Corporate and REIT Credit Analysis' (Dec. 23, 2013);

--'Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Equity REITs' (Nov. 19, 2013).

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

Recovery Ratings and Notching Criteria for Equity REITs

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=722363

Treatment and Notching of Hybrids in Non-Financial Corporate and REIT Credit Analysis

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=726863

Rating U.S. Equity REITs and REOCs (Sector Credit Factors)

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=737957

Corporate Rating Methodology - Including Short-Term Ratings and Parent and Subsidiary Linkage

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=749393

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Committee Chairperson
Michael Weaver, +1 312-368-3156
Managing Director
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
or
Media Relations, New York
Sandro Scenga, +1 212-908-0278
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com

Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Committee Chairperson
Michael Weaver, +1 312-368-3156
Managing Director
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 W. Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
or
Media Relations, New York
Sandro Scenga, +1 212-908-0278
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com