Fitch Teleconf: MENA Sovereign Credit Overview, 15 April; 12:00 BST

Fri Apr 11, 2014 4:21am EDT

(The following statement was released by the rating agency) LONDON, April 11 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings is holding a teleconference on Tuesday 15 April at 12.00 BST to discuss in further detail its new Middle East and North Africa Sovereign Credit Overview report. Chaired by Richard Fox, Senior Director in Fitch's Sovereign Rating Group, the discussion will feature Paul Gamble, Director, Amelie Roux, Director, and Arnaud Louis, Director. Key discussion points will include: -- MENA: Geopolitical risks -- GCC: Saudi Arabia - the first upgrade in the region since 2008 -- Egypt: Fragile stability -- Morocco & Tunisia: Divergent paths in North Africa The discussion will be followed by a question and answer session. Questions can also be emailed in advance to: claire.dopson@fitchratings.com Teleconference details: Date: Tuesday 15 April Time: 12:00 BST Interested participants are advised to register at the link below: here CB6EA55AFB9B1 Fitch's report, 'MENA Sovereign Credit Overview', is available at www.fitchratings.com. Contact: Paul Gamble Director +44 20 3530 1623 Fitch Ratings Limited 30 North Colonnade London E14 5GN Richard Fox Senior Director +44 20 3530 1444 Media Relations: Peter Fitzpatrick, London, Tel: +44 20 3530 1103, Email: peter.fitzpatrick@fitchratings.com. Additional information is available at www.fitchratings.com. Applicable Criteria and Related Research: MENA Sovereign Credit Overview - April 2014 here ALL FITCH CREDIT RATINGS ARE SUBJECT TO CERTAIN LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS. PLEASE READ THESE LIMITATIONS AND DISCLAIMERS BY FOLLOWING THIS LINK: here. IN ADDITION, RATING DEFINITIONS AND THE TERMS OF USE OF SUCH RATINGS ARE AVAILABLE ON THE AGENCY'S PUBLIC WEBSITE 'WWW.FITCHRATINGS.COM'. PUBLISHED RATINGS, CRITERIA AND METHODOLOGIES ARE AVAILABLE FROM THIS SITE AT ALL TIMES. FITCH'S CODE OF CONDUCT, CONFIDENTIALITY, CONFLICTS OF INTEREST, AFFILIATE FIREWALL, COMPLIANCE AND OTHER RELEVANT POLICIES AND PROCEDURES ARE ALSO AVAILABLE FROM THE 'CODE OF CONDUCT' SECTION OF THIS SITE. FITCH MAY HAVE PROVIDED ANOTHER PERMISSIBLE SERVICE TO THE RATED ENTITY OR ITS RELATED THIRD PARTIES. DETAILS OF THIS SERVICE FOR RATINGS FOR WHICH THE LEAD ANALYST IS BASED IN AN EU-REGISTERED ENTITY CAN BE FOUND ON THE ENTITY SUMMARY PAGE FOR THIS ISSUER ON THE FITCH WEBSITE.