DBRS Limited (DBRS Morningstar) discontinued and withdrew its Guaranteed Subordinated Debt and Subordinated Debt ratings on TD Bank, N.A. as listed in the rating table below. The decision to discontinue the ratings was made at the request of its parent, The Toronto-Dominion Bank (TD or the Bank). The last rating action on TD and its subsidiaries, including TD Bank, N.A., was taken on May 4, 2023, when DBRS Morningstar confirmed all ratings with a Stable trend.
A description of how DBRS Morningstar considers ESG factors within the DBRS Morningstar analytical framework can be found in the DBRS Morningstar Criteria: Approach to Environmental, Social, and Governance Risk Factors in Credit Ratings at https://www.dbrsmorningstar.com/research/416784 (July 4, 2023).
The principal methodology is the Global Methodology for Rating Banks and Banking Organisations https://www.dbrsmorningstar.com/research/415978 (June 22, 2023). In addition, DBRS Morningstar uses the DBRS Morningstar Criteria: Approach to Environmental, Social, and Governance Risk Factors in Credit Ratings https://www.dbrsmorningstar.com/research/416784 (July 4, 2023) in its consideration of ESG factors.
The following methodology has also been applied:
-- DBRS Morningstar Global Criteria: Guarantees and Other Forms of Support https://www.dbrsmorningstar.com/research/411694 (March 28, 2023).
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The last credit rating action on this issuer took place on May 4, 2023, when DBRS Morningstar confirmed the Bank’s ratings.
The conditions that lead to the assignment of a Negative or Positive trend are generally resolved within a 12-month period. DBRS Morningstar’s outlooks and credit ratings are monitored.
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Lead Analyst: Carl De Souza, Senior Vice President, North American Financial Institutions Group
Rating Committee Chair: Michael Driscoll, Managing Director, Head of NA FIG
Initial Rating Date: December 19, 2005
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