(The following statement was released by the rating agency)
SAO PAULO/RIO DE JANEIRO/NY, September 03 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings
its review of four small and medium-sized Brazilian banks: Banco
Brasil S.A. (BIB), Banco Indusval S.A. (BI&P), Banco Sofisa S.A.
Banco Triangulo S.A. (Tribanco). A complete list of the rating
actions can be
found at the end of this press release.
The small and medium-sized Brazilian banks reviewed are
institutions with total