Rating Agency Developments

On March 26, Fitch issued updated rating criteria for Market Value Structures.  Fitch Release.

On March 31, Fitch released its updated criteria for rating global aircraft operating lease ABS.  Fitch Release.

On March 30, Moody’s requested comments on proposed changes to the way in which it treats hybrid securities when including them in the debt-to-equity and, in some cases, coverage ratios of the companies it rates.  Comments should be sent to Moody’s by April 23.  Moody’s Release.

On March 30, S&P refined its methodology for assessing an insurer’s risk appetite frameworkS&P Release.

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