Südzucker considers an investment grade rating an important target and wants to maintain the investment grade rating. To this purpose, regular review meetings between rating agencies and Südzucker senior management are arranged.

Present rating and outlook:

Rating agency long-/short-term rating Outlook Latest adjustment
Moody's Baa3/P-3 negative 12 December 2018
Standard & Poor's BBB-/A-3 stable 21 October 2021