Fitch Announces Amilpar's Rating Upgrade, From AA- to AA
RIO DE JANEIRO, July 16, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Amil Participacoes S.A. (BM&FBovespa: AMIL3; Bloomberg: AMIL3 BZ; Reuters: AMIL3 SA), the largest healthcare company in Brazil, informs that its National Long-Term Rating was upgrade by Fitch from "AA-(bra)", to "AA (bra)", with stable outlook.
The improvement in Amilpar's Rating reflected the consistency of results and the solidity of the group.
Amil Participacoes S.A. is the largest healthcare organization in Brazil, according to the ANS, currently assisting over 5.8 million members in the states of Sao Paulo, Rio de Janeiro, Parana, Minas Gerais, Pernambuco, Bahia, Rio Grande do Norte and the Distrito Federal. The Company is also the healthcare organization with the largest provider network in the country, including over (i) 3,300 hospitals; (ii) 54,900 polyclinics and outpatient facilities; and (iii) 11,700 laboratories and diagnostic imaging centers. Amil began its activities in 1978 and offers a wide range of healthcare and dental plans for small, medium and large companies, as well as plans for individuals from all income segments, offering its members access to carefully selected healthcare service providers.
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