S&P

Rating Agency Developments

 

On September 7, 2016, Moody’s updated and replaced its approach to assessing credit risk for U.S. charter schools. Report.

On September 7, 2016, S&P published its global framework criteria for rating securitizations of nonperforming loans. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Communications Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Merchandising Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Consumer Products Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Oil and Gas Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Oilfield Services Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Companies in the Mining Industry. Report.

On September 2, 2016, DBRS issued a report titled: Rating Container Terminal Operators. Report.

On September 1, 2016, Fitch updated its criteria for servicing continuity risk and incorporated it into the broader counterparty criteria for structured finance and covered bonds. Press release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On August 10, 2016, KBRA published its rating methodology for global closed-end fund securities issuances. Report.

On August 10, 2016, KBRA published its rating methodology for global investment funds. Report.

On August 10, 2016, KBRA published its rating methodology for enhanced equipment trust certificates and secured aircraft debt. Report.

On August 10, 2016, KBRA published its rating methodology for global passenger airlines. Report.

On August 9, 2016, Fitch updated its rating criteria for sports facilities, leagues and franchises. Report.

On August 8, 2016, S&P published its methodology for rating corporate cash flow and synthetic collateralized debt obligations (CDOs). Report.

On August 8, 2016, S&P published its methodology for rating above the sovereign in structured finance transactions. Report.

On August 4, 2016, Fitch published its rating criteria for SHFA mortgage insurance or guarantee funded programs. Report.

On August 4, 2016, Fitch updated its rating criteria for commercial mortgage-backed securities and loans in EMEA. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

On August 2, 2016, Moody’s issued a report entitled: Moody’s Approach to Rating Securitisations Backed by Non-Performing and Re-Performing Loans.  Report.

On August 1, 2016, S&P issued a report entitled: General: Global Methodology for Rating Retranchings of ABS, CMBS, and RMBS.  Report.

On July 29, 2016, DBRS issued a report entitled: Global Methodology for Rating Banks and Banking Organisations.  Report.

On July 28, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates Global Rating Criteria for CLOs and Corporate CDOs.  Report.

On July 28, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch: No Rating Changes from Update to Global LMI Criteria in RMBS.  Report.

Rating Agency Developments

On June 8, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates Distressed Debt Exchange Rating Criteria.  Press release.

On June 7, 2016, Moody’s issued a report entitled: Global Property and Casualty Insurers.  Report.

On June 6, 2016, Kroll issued a report entitled: Methodology for Rating Interest-Only Certificates in CMBS Transactions.  Report.

On June 6, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Publishes Rating Criteria for SHFA MBS Pass-Through Bonds.  Press release.

On June 6, 2016, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Publishes The Annual Manual: U.S. Leveraged Finance Primer.  Press release.

On June 2, 2016, S&P issued a report entitled: ABS: North America Railcar Lease-Backed ABS Methodology And Assumptions.  Report.

Rating Agency Developments

On May 27, 2016, S&P published its revised rating criteria for hedge fund securitizations.  Report.

On May 26, 2016, Fitch published its revised sovereign rating criteriaReport.

On May 26, 2016, DBRS published its methodology for rating credit fundsReport.

 

Rating Agency Developments

On May 3, 2016, DBRS published its rating methodology for pooled aircraft lease securitizations. Report.

On May 3, 2016, DBRS published its master U.S. ABS surveillance methodology. Report.

On May 3, 2016, S&P published its rating methodology for counterparty instrumentsReport.

On April 29, 2016, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for global title insurers. Report.

On April 29, 2016, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for global reinsurers. Report.

On April 29, 2016, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for financial guarantors. Report.

On April 29, 2016, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for global trade credit insurers. Report.

On April 29, 2016, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for global life insurers. Report.

On April 29, 2016, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for global property and casualty insurers. Report.

On April 29, 2016, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for mortgage insurers. Report.

On April 29, 2016, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for U.S. health insurance companies. Report.

On April 29, 2016, DBRS published its rating methodology for Canadian structured finance transactions. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

On March 30, 2016, Moody’s published its rating methodology for assessing green bonds. Report.

On March 30, 2016, DBRS published its methodology for rating Canadian structured finance instruments. Report.

On March 30, 2016, DBRS updated and is requesting comment on its methodology for analyzing the credit risk of European RMBS. Report.

On March 30, 2016, DBRS published and is requesting comment on its methodology for analyzing Spanish mortgages. Report.

On March 29, 2016, DBRS published and is requesting comment on its methodology for conducting surveillance on U.S. ABS. Report.

On March 29, 2016, DBRS published and is requesting comment on its operational risk assessment methodology for U.S. ABS servicers. Report.

On March 29, 2016, DBRS published and is requesting comment on its operational risk assessment methodology for U.S. ABS originators. Report.

On March 29, 2016, DBRS published and is requesting comment on its methodology for rating pooled aircraft lease securitizations. Report.

On March 24, 2016, DBRS published its rating methodology for supranational institutions, or multilateral financial institutions (MFIs). Report.

On March 24, 2016, Fitch updated its rating criteria for U.S. auto lease ABS. Press Release.

On March 24, 2016, S&P published its methodology and assumptions for U.S. tobacco settlement securitizations. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

On March 2, S&P updated its criteria for rating certain U.S. RMBS backed by pre-2009 originated mortgage loansReport.

On March 1, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for U.S. public electric utilities with generation ownership exposure.  Report.

On February 25, Fitch published its rating criteria for airportsReport.