Rating Agencies

Rating Agency Developments

 

On March 22, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled DBRS Criteria: Commercial Paper Liquidity Support for Non‑Bank Issuers. Report.

On March 22, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates US RMBS Seasoned, Re-Performing, and Non‑Performing Loan Rating Criteria. Release.

On March 22, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Construction Industry. Report.

On March 20, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates SF and CvB Counterparty Criteria and Addendum. Release.

On March 16, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled DBRS Criteria: Support Assessments for Banks and Banking Organisations. Report.

On March 16, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled General Corporate Methodology. Report.

On March 16, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled North American Single-Asset/Single-Borrower Methodology. Report.

On March 16, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Companies in the Canadian Grain Handling Industry. Report.

On March 16, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Single- and Multi-Name Credit Linked Notes Rating Criteria. Release.

On March 16, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Global Alcoholic Beverage Industry. Report.

On March 16, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Regulated Electric and Gas Networks. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On March 16, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled General Corporate Methodology. Report.

On March 16, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled North American Single-Asset/Single-Borrower Methodology. Report.

On March 16, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled U.S. Auto ABS Quarterly Index Report. Report.

On March 16, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Global Alcoholic Beverage Industry. Report.

On March 16, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Regulated Electric and Gas Networks. Report.

On March 15, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating North American CMBS Interest-Only Certificates. Report.

On March 10, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Criteria for Analyzing Large Loans in CMBS. Report.

On March 10, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Global Non-Bank Financial Institutions Rating Criteria. Report.

On March 10, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Financial Guarantors. Report.

On March 8, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Updated U.S. Auto Lease ABS Rating Criteria. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On March 8, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled U.S. Auto Lease ABS Rating Criteria. Report.

On March 7, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Mapping Financial Institution Internal Ratings to DBRS Ratings for Global Structured Credit Transactions. Report.

On March 7, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled National Scale Ratings Criteria. Report.

On March 7, 2017, Moody’s updated its rating criteria for variable rate instruments supported by conditional liquidity facilities. Report.

On March 6, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Criteria for Analyzing Multiborrower U.S. and Canadian Commercial Mortgage Transactions. Report.

On March 6, 2017, Moody’s updated its rating criteria for gas prepayment bonds. Report.

On March 3, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Public-Private Partnerships. Report.

On March 3, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled SME Balance Sheet Securitisation Rating Criteria. Report.

On March 3, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled North America and Asia-Pacific Multiborrower CMBS Surveillance Criteria. Report.

On March 2, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Sports Franchises and Stadium Financings. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On March 1, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Rating U.S. Private Student Loan Securitizations. Report.

On March 1, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Cash Flow Assumptions for Corporate Credit Securitizations. Report.

On March 1, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: Rating CLOs and CDOs of Large Corporate Credit. Report.

On March 1, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Renewable Energy Project Rating Criteria.  Report.

On February 28, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled: Global Broadcast and Advertising Related Industries. Report.

On February 27, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: U.S. Public Finance Structured Finance Rating Criteria. Report.

On February 27, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: U.S. Public Finance Letter of Credit-Supported Bonds and Commercial Paper Rating Criteria. Report.

On February 24, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled: U.S. RMBS Surveillance Methodology. Report.

On February 23, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Criteria for Rating U.S. and Canadian Residential and Small Balance Commercial Mortgage ServicersReport.

On February 23, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Criteria for Rating Loan Servicers. Report.

On February 23, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled: Criteria for Rating North American Commercial Mortgage Servicers  Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On February 22, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled DBRS Criteria: Recovery Ratings for Non‑Investment Grade Corporate Issuers. Report.

On February 22, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Companies in the Services Industry. Report.

On February 22, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Companies in the Industrial Products Industry. Report.

On February 22, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Securities Industry Service Providers. Report.

On February 22, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Securities Industry Market Makers. Report.

On February 21, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled DBRS Criteria Commercial Paper Liquidity Support for Non‑Bank Issuers. Report.

On February 17, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Latin America RMBS Rating Criteria. Report.

On February 17, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Structured Finance and Covered Bonds Interest Rate Stresses Rating Criteria. Report.

On February 16, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled DBRS Criteria: Rating Principal Protected Market‑Linked Securities. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On February 15, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled North American Single-Asset/Single-Borrower Methodology. Report.

On February 15, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled DBRS Commercial Real Estate Property Analysis Criteria. Report.

On February 15, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Entities in the Real Estate Industry. Report.

On February 15, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled DBRS Criteria: Rating Bank Capital Securities – Subordinated, Hybrid, Preferred & Contingent Capital Securities. Report.

On February 15, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Rating Non-Financial Corporates Above the Country Ceiling Criteria. Release.

On February 13, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled DBRS Criteria: Guarantees and Other Forms of Support. Report.

On February 13, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Criteria for U.S. State Housing Finance Agency GO Ratings. Release.

On February 9, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Criteria for Rating Global Asset Backed Commercial Paper. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On February 8, 2017, Fitch updated its rating criteria for U.S. municipal short-term debt. Report.

On February 8, 2017, Fitch updated its criteria assumptions for analyzing securities backed by UK residential mortgage loans. Report.

On February 6, 2017, DBRS published its ratings methodology for certain critical obligations. Report.

On February 4, 2017, Kroll published its ratings methodology for securitizations composed of pools of multiple loans secured by one or more commercial real estate (CRE) properties. Report.

On February 4, 2017, Kroll published its ratings methodology for single-family rental securitizations. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On January 31, 2017, Moody’s updated its U.S. RMBS surveillance methodology. Report.

On January 31, 2017, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for rated issuers in the telecommunications service provider industry globally. Report.

On January 27, 2017, Moody’s revised its approach to assessing credit risk for companies in the soft beverage industry globally. Report.

On January 27, 2017, S&P released an advance notice of proposed criteria changes for rating U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS). Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On January 23, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled North American CMBS Rating Methodology. Report.

On January 23, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Securitizations. Report.

On January 23, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Global Packaged Goods. Report.

On January 23, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Global Pay Television – Cable and Direct-to-Home Satellite Operators. Report.

On January 20, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Master European Structured Finance Surveillance Methodology. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On January 18, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Hybrid Equity Credit. Report.

On January 17, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating North American CMBS Interest‑Only Certificates – Request for Comment. Report.

On January 17, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Publishes Updated Global Dealer Floorplan Rating Criteria. Release.

On January 17, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Criteria for Variable-Rate Demand Obligations and Commercial Paper. Release.

On January 13, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Structured Finance Flow‑Through Ratings. Report.

On January 13, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Rating Investment Holding Companies Criteria. Report.

On January 10, 2017, DBRS published its ratings methodology for European CMBS. Report.

On January 9, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology for fleet lease‑backed ABS. Report.

On January 9, 2017, Fitch updated its ratings criteria for pre‑refunded U.S. municipal bonds. Report.

On January 5, 2017, Fitch updated its asset analysis criteria for covered bonds and CDOs of public entities. Report.