Apr 22, 2013 (LBO) – Fitch Ratings said it had upgraded to ‘AA-(lka)’ from ‘A(lk)’ a rating on People’s Finance Plc, which has merged with its higher rated People’s Finance and Leasing (PLC), Sri Lanka’s largest non bank lender. . The rating has a ‘stable’ outlook. PLC also has a ‘B+’ international rating.
Fitch said, People’s Finance’s creditors now exposed to the same risk as other creditors of PLC.