Svenska Handelsbanken AB - Moody's Global Credit Research

Svenska Handelsbanken AB

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Global Credit Research Credit Opinion 17 JAN 2014 Credit Opinion: Svenska Handelsbanken AB Svenska Handelsbanken AB Stockholm, Sweden Ratings Category Moody's Rating Outlook Stable Bank Deposits Aa3/P-1 Bank Financial Strength C Baseline...

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Svenska Handelsbanken: UK Expansion Is Carefully Managed, but Increases Risks for Asset Quality - Company Profile – 2013/11/05 – $550.00 – ...Handelsbanken's recent growth in the UK raises uncertainty on the quality of its UK loan portfolio, given (1) its concentration on property lending, a cyclical sector which has been challenged in recent years; (2) the low seasoning of both loan book and customer relationships; (3) its regional focus, which we expect increases exposure to a more localised, less liquid property market. In mitigation, we think that the bank has carefully managed its expansion into this market: notably Handelsbanken's corporate culture, which emphasises branch manager responsibility for credit decisions, profits as well as losses, and limits individual branch pressure to grow, alleviates related risks....

Moody's: Sweden's banking system outlook remains stable - Announcement – 2013/09/30 – $150.00 – Global Credit Research Announcement 30 SEP 2013 Announcement: SkandiaBanken AB Moody's: Sweden's banking system outlook remains stable London, 30 September 2013 -- The outlook for Sweden's banking system remains stable, unchanged since...

Svenska Handelsbanken AB - Company Profile – 2013/01/24 – $550.00 – ...Svenska Handelsbanken AB (Handelsbanken), a leading Swedish universal bank, was the third largest banking group in the Nordic region...

Moody's: Sweden's banking system outlook changed to stable - Announcement – 2012/11/26 – $150.00 – Global Credit Research Announcement 26 NOV 2012 Announcement: SkandiaBanken AB Moody's: Sweden's banking system outlook changed to stable London, 26 November 2012 -- The outlook for Sweden's banking system has been changed to stable...

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