Rating Agency Developments

On June 2, DBRS released its methodology for rating leveraged finance. DBRS Release.

On June 1, S&P revised its criteria assumptions for rating U.S. RMBS, and incorporated the revisions into the latest release of its LEVELS U.S. mortgage analytical model, version 7.3. S&P Revised Input File Format, Glossary and Appendices Release. S&P Revised Assumptions Release.

On May 31, S&P updated its methodology for its capital adequacy analysis of U.S. insurers. S&P Release.

On May 31, DBRS released its North American and European CMBS surveillance methodologies. DBRS Methodologies.

On May 26, Moody’s released its methodology for rating TRUP CDOs. Moody’s Report.

Note: Free registration is required for S&P and Moody’s releases and reports.