Fitch Confirms Hanover County, VA at 'AA-/F1+'; Norfolk, VA at 'A+/F1+' 2008D-2 (Bon Secours Health)

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- The rating action referenced in Fitch Ratings' Sept. 24, 2010 press release ('Fitch to Confirm Hanover Cnty at 'AA-/F1+'; Norfolk (VA) at 'A+/F1+' 2008D-2 (Bon Secours Hlth Sys)') is effective today (Sept. 29, 2010).

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

--'U.S. Municipal Structured Finance Rating Criteria' (Aug. 16, 2010);

--'Rating Guidelines for Letter of Credit-Supported Bonds' (April 29, 2009);

--'Dual-Party Pay Criteria For Long-Term Ratings on LOC-Supported U.S. Public Finance Bonds' (June 11, 2009).

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

U.S. Municipal Structured Finance Rating Criteria

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=548588

Rating Guidelines for Letter of Credit-Supported Bonds

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=435132

Dual-Party Pay Criteria For Long-Term Ratings on LOC-Supported U.S. Public Finance Bonds

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=447146

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