Loan Growth

Oct 24, 2011 (LBO) – RAM Ratings Lanka has assigned long- and short-term financial institution ratings of BBB- and P3 to Softlogic Finance with a stable outlook on the long-term rating. The ratings are premised upon the improvement in its market position while maintaining its asset quality at a level that commensurate with the BBB-rating category, the rating agency said in a statement.

“Moreover, the ratings are also upheld by the adequate asset quality, performance, capitalisation and liquidity while being tempered by moderate funding and aggressive loan growth.”

The full ratings report follows:

RAM Ratings Lanka has assigned respective long- and short-term financial institution ratings of BBB- and P3 to Softlogic Finance PLC (SLF or the Company); the outlook on the long-term rating is stable. The ratings are premised upon the improvement in its market position while maintaining its asset quality at a level that commensurate with the BBB-rating category. Moreover, the ratings are also upheld by the adequate asset quality, performance, capitalisation and liquidity while being tempered by moderate funding and aggressive loan growth.

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