The Kroll Bond Rating Agency assigned Veritex Holdings Inc. a senior unsecured debt rating of BBB, a subordinated debt rating of BBB- and a short-term debt rating of K3.
For the Dallas-based company's unit, Veritex Community Bank, the rating agency assigned deposit and senior unsecured debt ratings of BBB+, a subordinated debt rating of BBB, and short-term deposit and debt ratings of K2.
The outlook for all long-term ratings is stable.
Kroll said that in assigning the ratings, it considered what it deemed Veritex Holdings' strong capital position, active M&A strategy and aggressive growth approach. The rating agency said it also took note of the company's limited earnings diversity and some modest volatility in its asset quality.