WSFS Financial Corporation Senior A Unsecured Debt
WILMINGTON, Del., Aug. 25, 2022 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) — Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has reaffirmed the senior unsecured debt rating of A- for WSFS Financial Corporation (NASDAQ: WSFS) (“WSFS” or “the society “). KBRA also reaffirmed WSFS’s subordinated debt rating of BBB+ and a short-term debt rating of K2. WSFS Bank, the Company’s principal subsidiary, has also received strong credit ratings, including A ratings for senior unsecured debt and deposits, a subordinated debt rating of A- and debt and deposit ratings of short term of K1. KBRA’s debt ratings for WSFS can be accessed here.
“For the seventh consecutive year, WSFS has received a strong debt rating. The rating reflects the strength of our diversified business model, our successful integration of Bryn Mawr Trust, our track record of organic and inorganic profitable growth and the continued execution of our regional and national franchise banking strategies,” said Vice. -executive chairman of WSFS. President and Chief Financial Officer Dominic C. Canuso.
KBRA also noted that the ratings are underpinned by WSFS’s large and stable fee base derived from diversified business operations, particularly its core wealth management franchise, which KBRA views as a key differentiator and main driver of the company’s profile. high rating of the company. WSFS’s favorable core funding profile and strong market position are also key to ratings, with the largest deposit market share in the Philadelphia-Camden-Wilmington MSA among headquartered institutions, bolstered through the acquisition of Bryn Mawr Bank Corporation. KBRA also recognized WSFS’ successful track record in M&A and has a favorable view of franchise development in Philadelphia and adjacent markets given recent M&A activity.
About WSFS Financial Company
WSFS Financial Corporation is a multi-billion dollar financial services company. Its main subsidiary, WSFS Bank, is the oldest and largest bank and trust company headquartered in Delaware and the Greater Philadelphia area. As of June 30, 2022, WSFS Financial Corporation had $20.6 billion in assets on its balance sheet and $60.3 billion in assets under management and administration. WSFS operates from 121 offices, 94 of which are banking offices, located in Pennsylvania (62), Delaware (39), New Jersey (18), Virginia (1) and Nevada (1) and provides comprehensive financial services, including including commercial banking, retail banking, cash management, and trust and wealth management. Other subsidiaries or divisions include Arrow Land Transfer, Cash Connect®Cypress Capital Management, LLC, NewLane Finance®powder mill® Financial Solutions, West Capital Management®WSFS Institutional Services®WSFS Mortgage®WSFS Wealth® Investments and the Bryn Mawr Trust Company of Delaware. Serving the Greater Delaware Valley since 1832, WSFS Bank is one of the ten oldest banks in the United States continuously operating under the same name. For more information, visit www.wsfsbank.com.
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