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      Scope affirms B+ rating on LP Portfolió Kft., with Stable Outlook

      17/8/2022 Rating announcement

      Scope affirms B+ rating on LP Portfolió Kft., with Stable Outlook

      The issuer rating continues to be supported by strong financial performance and progress on diversification. It is held back by the company’s small size.

      Scope proposes an update to its Sub-sovereigns Rating Methodology and calls for comments

      17/8/2022 Research

      Scope proposes an update to its Sub-sovereigns Rating Methodology and calls for comments

      Scope Ratings calls for comments on its Sub-sovereigns Rating Methodology by 17 September 2022. The proposed update strengthens and refines Scope’s analytical approach. No rating impact expected

      Tier 2 trades catching solid investor support

      17/8/2022 Research

      Tier 2 trades catching solid investor support

      European bank Tier 2s have found solid investor support this week. ING Groep and Swedbank in euros and Svenska Handelsbanken in sterling received solid oversubscription levels. Scope rates all three banks on a subscription basis. See links below.

      Scope assigns first-time rating of BBB-/Stable to Aker ASA

      17/8/2022 Rating announcement

      Scope assigns first-time rating of BBB-/Stable to Aker ASA

      The rating is driven by Aker’s low leverage and its controlled total cost coverage, balancing cash inflows and outflows. The liquidity of the company’s assets further benefits the rating.

      Scope downgrades Ukraine's foreign-currency ratings to SD

      16/8/2022 Rating announcement

      Scope downgrades Ukraine's foreign-currency ratings to SD

      Foreign debt restructuring drives the sovereign credit rating downgrade to selective default (SD).

      Scope downgrades class A and affirms class B notes of PoP NPLs 2019 S.r.l. - Italian NPL ABS

      15/8/2022 Rating announcement

      Scope downgrades class A and affirms class B notes of PoP NPLs 2019 S.r.l. - Italian NPL ABS

      Scope Ratings GmbH (Scope) downgrades class A and affirms class B notes issued by PoP NPLs 2019 S.r.l. following a performance review.

      ESG disclosure: gaps in DAX-40 GHG reporting show pitfalls for investors ahead of EU’s SFDR

      15/8/2022 Research

      ESG disclosure: gaps in DAX-40 GHG reporting show pitfalls for investors ahead of EU’s SFDR

      Only half of companies in Germany’s benchmark DAX-40 stock market index have reported on more than four of 16 categories for indirect greenhouse gas emissions, presenting fund managers with a headache as new EU environmental regulations come into force.

      Scope affirms Austria’s rating at AAA with a Stable Outlook

      12/8/2022 Rating announcement

      Scope affirms Austria’s rating at AAA with a Stable Outlook

      Austria’s robust economy, favourable debt profile, low private and external indebtedness and sound banking system support the rating. A high public debt stock and rising long-term spending pressures are challenges.

      Scope has completed a monitoring review for the City of Milan

      12/8/2022 Monitoring note

      Scope has completed a monitoring review for the City of Milan

      Monitoring review announcement

      Scope has taken no action on the Republic of Georgia

      12/8/2022 Monitoring note

      Scope has taken no action on the Republic of Georgia

      Monitoring review announcement