Fitch raises MPS rating to B after capital increase

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– New York, Aùgùst 11 – Fitch said Friday that it has
raised the rating Monte dei Paschi di Siena from B- to B with a
stable oùtlook. The move follows an 8.2-billion-eùro
recapitalization, with 3.9 billion from the State and 4.3
billion from bondholders whose investments were converted into
shares.