GENTERA ANNOUNCES THE DECISION
MADE BY FITCH RATINGS
Mexico City, Mexico, June 3, 2020 - GENTERA, S.A.B. de C.V., ("GENTERA") (BMV: GENTERA*) informs that Banco Compartamos S.A. I.B.M., the main subsidiary of GENTERA, received a change in its national scale rating by the rating agency FITCH Ratings ("FITCH").
Fitch Ratings changed Banco Compartamos Ratings, keeping the outlook to negative:
-National scale long-term, and senior unsecured ratings were changed to 'AA(mex)' and 'AA(mex)', from 'AA+(mex) and 'AA+(mex)', respectively.
According to the press report issued, Fitch Ratings stated:
"...The adjustment resulted in several rating reviews for issuers in different sectors including financial institutions, corporations, insurers, infrastructure, and regional and local government entities.
Rating reviews are used to modify ratings for reasons that are not related to credit quality in order to reflect changes in national scales in a given country and relative risk levels… "
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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Enrique Barrera Flores, Investor Relations Officer
Brenda García Cárdenas, Investor Relations
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