Mapfre hits out at credit rating agencies

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Mr Tejera shared his views with Insurance Age's sister title Insurance Insight as the insurer discussed its 2011 financial results at a press briefing.

He highlighted: "Rating agencies are in contradiction. They do their job analysing your figures but then they reduce your rating according to the rating of your country."

Spain-based Mapfre Group was downgraded by two notches in January by Standard & Poor's to BBB+ from A.

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