Rating Agencies

Rating Agency Developments

 

On September 13, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Third-Party Due Diligence Criteria for U.S. RMBS Transactions. Report.

On September 13, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Future Flow Securitisation Criteria; No Rating Impact. Release.

On September 11, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled Financial Institutions: Global Asset Manager Rating Methodology. Report.

On September 11, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled Public Finance: U.S. Third Party Liquidity Facility-Supported Variable Rate Demand Obligations and Commercial Paper Rating Methodology. Report.

On September 11, 2017, KBRA issued a report entitled Corporates: General Corporate Rating Methodology. Report.

On September 7, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch: LIBOR Transition Creates Uncertainty for SF Market. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On August 31, 2017, S&P published its methodology for rating U.S. Credit Card Securitizations. Report.

On August 31, 2017, S&P published a Table of Contents to its Structured Finance Criteria. Report.

On August 31, 2017, Moody’s published its approach to rating SME Balance Sheet Securitizations. Report.

On August 31, 2017, Moody’s published a proposed revised framework to its approach to Mapping Ratings and Scores Provided by Third-Party Entities. Report.

On August 31, 2017, Moody’s published its approach to rating Corporate Synthetic Collateralized Loan Obligations. Report.

On August 31, 2017, Moody’s published its global approach to rating Collateralized Loan Obligations. Report.

On August 29, 2017, Moody’s published its global approach to rating Municipal and Sub-Sovereign CDOs. Report.

On August 24, 2017, DBRS published an update to its rating methodology for Companies in the Mining Industry. Report.

On August 24, 2017, DBRS published an update to its rating methodology for Container Terminal Operators. Report.

On August 24, 2017, Fitch published an update to its rating criteria for Global Rental Fleet ABS. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On August 23, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Oil and Gas and Oilfield Services Industries. Report.

On August 21, 2017, Moody’s published a report entitled Government-Related Issuers. Report.

On August 18, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Communications Industry. Report.

On August 18, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Consumer Products Industry. Report.

On August 18, 2017, DBRS published a report entitled Rating Companies in the Merchandising Industry. Report.

On August 17, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. Military Housing Rating Criteria. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On August 7, 2017, Fitch released a report entitled: Corporate Rating Criteria. Report.

On August 4, 2017, Fitch released a report entitled: U.S. Private Student Loan ABS Rating Criteria. Report.

On August 4, 2017, Fitch released a report entitled: CMBS Large Loan Rating Criteria. Report.

On August 3, 2017, Fitch released a report entitled: Toll Roads, Bridges and Tunnels Rating Criteria. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On July 26, 2017, Moody’s issued the following reports:

On July 21, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Revises Sovereign Rating Criteria. Report.

On July 21, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Country Ceilings Criteria. Report.

On July 20, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Fitch Updates Availability-Based Projects Rating Criteria. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On July 10, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Canadian Split Share Companies and Trusts. Report.

On July 7, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Derivatives Criteria for Canadian Structured Finance. Report.

On July 7, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Legal Criteria for Canadian Structured Finance. Report.

On July 7, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Legal Criteria for U.S. Structured Finance. Report.

On July 7, 2017, DBRS issued a report entitled Rating Canadian ABCP and Related Enhancement Features. Report.

On July 7, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled CLOs and Corporate CDOs Rating Criteria. Report.

On July 7, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled French Residential Loans EDF Engie Bespoke Rating Criteria. Report.

On July 7, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled U.S. State Housing Finance Agencies: Mortgage Insurance or Guarantee Fund Program Rating Criteria. Report.

On July 6, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Third-Party Partial Credit Guarantees Rating Criteria. Report.

On July 6, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled U.S. Public Finance Solid Waste Revenue Bond Rating Criteria. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On July 7, 2017, Kroll published its Research Recap for Q2 2017. Here are several articles of interest:

On June 29, 2017, DBRS published an update to its rating methodology for U.S. equipment lease and loan securitizations. Report.

On June 29, 2017, Fitch published an update to its rating criteria for insurance-linked securities. Release.

On June 28, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. State Housing Finance Agencies: Single-Family Mortgage Program Rating Criteria. Report.

On June 28, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. RMBS Surveillance and Re-REMIC Rating Criteria. Report.

On June 23, 2017, Moody’s published a report entitled Regulated Electric and Gas Utilities. Report.

On June 23, 2017, S&P issued a report entitled RMBS: Methodology And Assumptions: Assessing Pools Of Residential Loans In Austria, Denmark, Germany, And Sweden. Report.

On June 22, 2017, S&P issued a report entitled ABS: Global Methodology And Assumptions For Corporate Securitizations. Report.

On June 22, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled U.S. RMBS Rating Criteria. Report.

On June 22, 2017, Fitch published a report entitled EMEA CMBS and CRE Loan Rating Criteria. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On June 21, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology assessing rated issuers in the pharmaceutical industry. Report

On June 21, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology assessing rated issuers in the automobile manufacturer industry. Report.

On June 21, 2017, Moody’s issued a report entitled Global Mass Transit Enterprises Methodology. Report.

On June 20, 2017, Fitch issued a report entitled Rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS Criteria. Report.

On June 15, 2017, Moody’s published its ratings methodology assessing rated issuers in the media industry. Report.