08/12/2015 Georgian Water and Power is the first utility company in the country assigned “BB-” rating by Fitch Ratings
International rating company Fitch Ratings assigned “BB-” rating to Georgian Water and Power LLC on 8 December, 2015 which is indicative of high reliability, financial stability and system management of the company.
Georgian Water and Power is the first non-financial private company in Georgia assigned the country’s highest sovereign long-term “BB-” rating by Fitch Ratings on the first try, with stable outlook. Galt & Taggart company provided Georgian Water and Power with consulting services and partnership necessary for the rating assignment. Sovereign rating of Georgia is the factual maximum to be obtained by the company operating in the country. The above-mentioned innovation imposes high responsibility on the company since Georgian Water and Power is the first utility company in Georgia to have achieved such success. It is an important stage for the company which will improve corporate management of GWP and its ability to attract investments.
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