NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Fitch Ratings is withdrawing Citizens Bank, NA's expected subordinated debt rating as its forthcoming debt issuance/transaction is no longer expected to convert to final ratings. See Fitch's press release titled 'Fitch Expects to Rate Citizens Bank's Sub Debt 'BBB(EXP)' dated Dec. 03, 2014 on fitchratings.com.
Fitch currently rates Citizens, NA as follows:
--Long-term IDR 'BBB+'; Outlook Stable;
--Short-term IDR 'F2';
--Viability rating 'bbb+';
--Support rating '2';
--Long-term deposits 'A-';
--Senior Unsecured 'BBB+';
--Short-term deposits 'F2'.
Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com.'
Applicable Criteria and Related Research:
--'Global Financial Institutions Rating Criteria' (Jan. 31, 2014).