Egan-Jones Ratings Company Rated MB Financial Bank, N.A. and MB Financial, Inc.
On November 16, 2017, Egan-Jones Ratings Company ("EJR") assigned a rating of "A-" with a positive watch to the Subordinated Notes issued by MB Financial Bank, N.A. (the "Bank"), and a rating of "BBB+" with a positive watch to the Preferred Equity issued by MB Financial, Inc. ("MBFI", the "HoldCo", or the "Company").
The credit quality of the Bank and HoldCo is supported by their strong local presence and deposit position, established track record on strategic acquisitions and integration, diversified loan portfolio with prudent growth potential, high quality loan portfolio, and solid profitability and financial track record. The ratings are based on Egan-Jones Rating Methodologies available on https://www.egan-jones.com/.
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Egan-Jones is a Nationally Recognized Statistical Ratings Organization (NRSRO) and is recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) as a Credit Rating Provider (CRP). Egan-Jones is also certified by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA).
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