GENTERA, S.A.B. DE C

GENTERA *
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Gentera de CV : 09-08-2017 Gentera, announces Fitch Ratings Decision

09/09/2017 | 08:39am
GENTERA ANNOUNCES THE DECISION MADE BY FITCH RATINGS Mexico City, August 9, 2017 - GENTERA, S.A.B. de C.V., ("GENTERA") (BMV: GENTERA*)

informs that Banco Compartamos S.A. I.B.M., the main subsidiary of GENTERA, was affirmed today in its Viability Rating (VR), as well as its foreign- and local-currency long and short-term Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs). Its national scale long- and short-term ratings were also affirmed.

The main action taken by Fitch was the change in the Rating Outlook on the Long-Term IDRs, revised to Stable from Negative.

-Long-term foreign and local currency IDRs at 'BBB', Outlook revised to Stable from Negative;

-Short-term foreign and local currency IDRs at 'F2';

-Viability Rating at 'bbb';

-Support Rating at '5';

-Support Rating Floor at 'NF'.

-National-scale long-term rating at 'AA+(mex)', Outlook Stable;

-National-scale short-term rating at 'F1+(mex)';

-National-scale long-term rating for local issues of senior unsecured debt at 'AA+(mex)'. According to the press report issued earlier today, Fitch stated:

"…Compartamos' IDRs are driven by its stand-alone credit profile as reflected by its VR. The

affirmation of Compartamos' VR and IDRs reflects its leadership in group lending for working capital in Mexico, its gradually increasing franchise and its recognition as a role model in terms of group methodology and performance. The ratings also factor in the concentration of the bank's funding structure, which is mainly wholesale and highly dependent on market debt issuances…"

About GENTERA

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GENTERA, S.A.B. de C.V. (formerly Compartamos, S.A.B. de C.V.) is a holding company whose primary objective is to promote, organize and manage companies, domestic and international, that are subject to its investment policies. GENTERA was established in 2010 and is headquartered in Mexico. Its shares began trading on the Mexican Stock Exchange on December 24, 2010 under the ticker symbol COMPARC*. On January 2, 2014, the ticker symbol was changed to GENTERA*.

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For additional information, please contact: Enrique Barrera Flores, Investor Relations Officer Rubén Ariza Noriega, Investor Relations Telephone: +52 (55) 5276-7379

Gentera SAB de CV published this content on 08 September 2017 and is solely responsible for the information contained herein.
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