Svenska Handelsbanken AB - Moody's Global Credit Research

Svenska Handelsbanken AB

Svenska Handelsbanken AB - Moody's Global Credit Research
Svenska Handelsbanken AB
Published Mar 26, 2015
9 pages (5350 words) — Published Mar 26, 2015
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...Category Moody's Rating Outlook Rating(s) Under Review Bank Deposits *Aa3/P-1 Baseline Credit Assessment **a3 Adjusted Baseline Credit Assessment **a3 Issuer Rating **Aa3 Senior Unsecured **Aa3 Subordinate **Baa1 Jr Subordinate MTN **(P)Baa2 Pref. Stock Non-cumulative **Baa3 (hyb) Commercial Paper P-1 Other Short Term (P)P-1 Svenska Handelsbanken, New York Branch Outlook Rating(s) Under Review Bank Deposits **Aa3/-- Stadshypotek AB Bkd Commercial Paper P-1 Svenska Handelsbanken, Inc. Bkd Commercial Paper P-1 * Rating(s) within this class was/were placed on review on March 17, 2015 ** Placed under review for possible upgrade on March 17, 2015...

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Moody's has rated Svenska Handelsbanken's Additional Tier 1 Capital Securities at Baa3 (hyb) - New Issue – 2015/02/13 – US$ 150.00 – ...The European Union has implemented the Basel III standards through the Capital Requirements Directive IV (CRD IV) and the Capital Requirements Regulation (CRR)...

Moody's changes outlooks to negative on 82 long-term European bank ratings - Rating Action – 2014/05/29 – US$ 150.00 – Global Credit Research Rating Action 29 MAY 2014 Rating Action: Sparebanken Vest Moody's changes outlooks to negative on 82 long-term European bank ratings Affirms long-term ratings of 109 European financial institutions, upgrades...

Svenska Handelsbanken: UK Expansion Is Carefully Managed, but Increases Risks for Asset Quality - Company Profile – 2013/11/05 – US$ 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....

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