Fitch Confirms RUSNANO's Rating at ‘BBB’, Stable Outlook
Fitch Ratings confirmed RUSNANO’s Long-Term Foreign and Local Currency Issuer Default Ratings (IDRs) at ‘BBB’. The Rating Outlook is Stable.
Earlier, in August 2019, Fitch Ratings upgraded RUSNANO’s Long-Term IDR from ‘BBB-’ to ‘BBB’, at the same level as the sovereign rating, due to its upgrade.
RUSNANO Joint-Stock Company was founded in March 2011 through reorganization of state corporation Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies. JSC RUSNANO contributes to implementation of the state policy on the development of the nanotechnology industry by investing directly and through investment funds of nanotechnology in financially effective high-technology projects providing the development of new production facilities in the Russian Federation. Its primary investment focus is in electronics, optoelectronics and telecommunications, healthcare and biotechnology, metallurgy and metalwork, energy, mechanical engineering and instrument making, construction and industrial materials, chemicals and petrochemicals. 100 percent of RUSNANO’s shares are state owned. Thanks to RUSNANO’s investments, there are currently 126 factories and R&D Centers opened in 38 regions in Russia.
Management of assets of RUSNANO JSC is carried out by Limited Liability Company established in December 2013, RUSNANO Management Company.
Work to establish nanotechnology infrastructure and carry out educational programs is fulfilled by RUSNANO’s Fund for Infrastructure and Educational Programs, which was also established during the reorganization of the Russian Corporation of Nanotechnologies.