Fitch: Colombian Homebuilding Growth Cemented by Government Support

BOGOTA--()--Colombian homebuilding is one of the most dynamic and economically sensitive of Colombia's business sectors, according to a new Fitch Ratings report. Over the last five years the sector grew 6.3% on average each quarter, and Fitch expects this trend to continue in the short term.

'Despite the impact of falling oil prices on public finances and investment, the government has signaled its intent to continue stimulating the homebuilding sector in the short term,' said Jose Luis Rivas, Associate Director in Fitch's Latin America Group.

Fitch believes Colombia's main homebuilding companies are well prepared to withstand sector volatility, given their conservative capital structures and wide interest coverages.

The full report 'Colombian Homebuilding: Cementing Growth' is available at 'www.fitchratings.com' or by clicking on the link.

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

Colombian Homebuilding (Cementing Growth)

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Jose Luis Rivas
Associate Director
+57 (1) 484 6770 ext. 1016
Fitch Ratings Colombia
Calle 69A No. 9-85
Bogota, Colombia
or
Rafael Molina
Associate Director
+57 (1) 484 6770 ext. 1010
or
Media Relations
Elizabeth Fogerty, +1-212-908-0526
elizabeth.fogerty@fitchratings.com

Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Jose Luis Rivas
Associate Director
+57 (1) 484 6770 ext. 1016
Fitch Ratings Colombia
Calle 69A No. 9-85
Bogota, Colombia
or
Rafael Molina
Associate Director
+57 (1) 484 6770 ext. 1010
or
Media Relations
Elizabeth Fogerty, +1-212-908-0526
elizabeth.fogerty@fitchratings.com