MILAN, March 14 Insurer Generali does
not expect Fitch to put it on alert for a potential credit
rating downgrade, after the agency cut Italy's sovereign debt
rating last week.
"The Fitch downgrade will certainly not have an impact on
Generali," chief financial officer Alberto Minali told an
investor conference call on Thursday, following the release of
the insurer's 2012 results.
"We have not seen any signs that Fitch intends to put
Generali on a credit watch."
Ratings agency Moody's said in December it had put
Generali's senior debt on credit watch for a possible downgrade
after the insurer reorganized its Italian operations.
(Reporting by Lisa Jucca; Editing by Jennifer Clark and Mark