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Asian Tribune is published by World Institute For Asian Studies|Powered by WIAS Vol. 12 No. 1587

Fitch Assigns Bank of Ceylon's USD Senior Notes Final 'BB-' Rating

By Muditha Gamage in Colombo
Colombo, 03 May, (

Fitch Ratings has assigned Sri Lanka-based Bank of Ceylon's (BOC) USD500m senior unsecured notes due 2017 a final rating of 'BB-'. This follows the completion of the notes issue and the receipt of documents conforming to information previously received.

The final rating is the same as the expected rating assigned on 17 April 2012. The notes are rated at the same level as BOC's 'BB-' Long-Term Foreign-Currency Issuer Default Rating (LT FC IDR). The notes carry an interest rate of 6.875% per annum.

-Asian Tribune-

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