Fitch Ratings took the following actions:
According to the press report issued earlier today, Fitch stated:
“…The increase in the long-term rating is based on the bank's ability to manage the risks associated with its business model, while maintaining a consistent and highly profitable financial profile, even compared to other microfinance institutions in
Its solid performance, capital structure and asset quality have been resilient in times of low economic growth, to an intensified competition in situations of lower stability in interest rates and in situations of low liquidity in the financial markets…”
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Investor Relations Officer
Beatriz SÁnchez Covarrubias, +52 (55) 5276-7379