(The following statement was released by the rating agency)
CHICAGO, December 15 (Fitch) Fitch Ratings has affirmed BOKF's
'A'/'F1'. The Rating Outlook remains Stable. A full list of
follows at the end of this release.
The rating action follows a periodic review of the midtier
group, which includes BankUnited, Inc. (BKU), BOK Financial
Corp. (BOKF), Cathay
General Bancorp (CATY), East West Bancorp, Inc. (EWBC), First