RusHydro’s high credit quality is confirmed by S&P, Moody’s and Fitch, the three leading international rating agencies.
The Company’s strong operating performance, solid position in the domestic electricity market, coupled with healthy liquidity and leverage levels contributed to RusHydro’s improved credit standing in 2018 and early 2019. For the first time in the Company’s history, its long-term credit rating was upgraded to the investment grade to become on a par with the sovereign rating of the Russian Federation by all three rating agencies.
RusHydro’s rating is assigned under the national scale by the Analytical Credit Rating Agency (ACRA). In the reporting period, the Group enjoyed the top credit rating by ACRA.
|Rating agency||Long-term credit rating International scale foreign currency credit ratings by S&P, Moody’s, and Fitch.||Credit rating outlook||Changed/reaffirmed|
|S&P||“BBB–”||Stable||April 27, 2018|
|Moody’s||“Baa3“||Stable||February 12, 2019|
|Fitch||“BBB–“||Stable||August 1, 2018|
|АКРА||“AAA(RU)“||Stable||June 29, 2018|