CLO

Rating Agency Developments

 

On December 7, 2016, Moody’s published its ratings methodology for sustainable net cash flow and value for CMBS and CRE CDO CLO real estate collateral in the Americas and ex-Japan Asia Pacific. Report.

On December 6, 2016, DBRS published its methodology for rating European covered bonds. Report. Addendum.

On December 1, 2016, DBRS updated its master ratings methodology for U.S. asset-backed securitizations (“ABS“). Report.

On December 1, 2016, DBRS updated its ratings methodology for U.S. structured finance transactions. Report.

On December 1, 2016, DBRS updated its methodology for evaluating U.S. ABS originators. Report.

On December 1, 2016, DBRS updated its methodology for evaluating U.S. ABS servicers. Report.

On December 1, 2016, Fitch updated its U.S. RMBS master rating criteria. Report.

On December 1, 2016, Fitch updated and merged its ratings criteria for analyzing U.S. RMBS backed by seasoned performing, re‑performing and non‑performing loans purchased in the secondary market and issued starting in 2014. Report.

On December 1, 2016, Fitch updated its global consumer ABS rating criteria for analyzing ABS backed by consumer receivables globally. Report.

On December 1, 2016, Fitch updated its ratings criteria for analyzing large loans in CMBS. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

On December 10, Moody’s released its approach to rating sustainable net cash flow for CMBS and CRE CDO CLO Real Estate collateral in the Americas and ex-Japan Asia Pacific.  Approach

On December 10, Moody’s released its approach to rating US and Canadian Conduit/ Fusion CMBS.  Approach

On December 10, Fitch released its criteria to rating U.S. fixed-rate multiborrower CMBS surveillance and re-REMIC criteria.  Criteria

On December 9, Fitch released its guidelines for rating prefunded U.S. municipal bonds.  Guidelines

On December 9, Fitch released a table of covered bonds spread levels.  Table

On December 8, Moody’s released its methodology for rating business and consumer service industry.  Methodology

On December 8, Moody’s released its methodology for rating global oilfield services industry.  Methodology.

Rating Agency Developments

On December 12, Moody’s released its methodology for rating intellectual property ABS.  Moody’s Report.

On December 12, Fitch released its criteria for rating pooled multifamily housing bonds.  Fitch Report.

On December 11, Fitch released its criteria for surveillance of existing U.S. CMBS fixed-rate and multi-borrower transactions.  Fitch Report.

On December 9, DBRS issued a request for comment on rating CLOs and CDOs of large corporate credit.  Comments must be received by January 6, 2014.  DBRS Report.

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Rating Agency Developments – Week of February 13, 2012

On February 7, DBRS released its methodology for CLOs and CDOs of large corporate credit. DBRS Methodology.

On February 7, DBRS released its Canadian surveillance methodology for CDOs of large corporate credit. DBRS Methodology.

On February 7, DBRS released its cash flow assumptions for corporate credit securitizations. DBRS Methodology.

On February 6, DBRS released its swap criteria for European structured finance transactions. DBRS Methodology.

On February 6, DBRS released its operational risk assessments for European ABS and SME CLO servicers. DBRS Methodology.

On February 6, DBRS released its operational risk assessments for European RMBS servicers. DBRS Methodology.

On February 6, DBRS released its master European structured finance surveillance methodology. DBRS Methodology.

On February 6, DBRS released its legal criteria for European structured finance transactions. DBRS Methodology.

Rating Agency Developments – Week of January 23, 2012

On January 18, Fitch updated its short-term rating criteria for non-financial corporates. Fitch Release. Fitch Report.

On January 17, S&P requested comment on proposed changes to methodologies and assumptions used to rate fully and partially credit-enhanced multiseller ABCP conduits. Comments must be submitted by March 31. S&P Release.

On January 17, S&P requested comment on its European SME CLO methodology and assumptions. Comments are due by February 24. S&P Release.

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Rating Agency Developments – Week of January 17, 2012

On January 11, Fitch updated its U.S. equipment lease and loan rating criteria. Fitch Release.

On January 11, Moody’s updated its approach for monitoring CPDO transactions. Moody’s Release.

On January 9, DBRS proposed methodology for CLOs and CDOs of large corporate credit and requested comments by January 27. DBRS Release.

On January 9, DBRS proposed cash flow assumptions for corporate CLOs and CDOs backed by other corporate debt and requested comments by January 27. DBRS Release.

On January 9, DBRS released its unified interest rate model for U.S. and European structured credit. DBRS Release.

On January 9, DBRS proposed methodology for surveillance Canadian CLOs and CDOs backed by debt of large corporations and requested comments by January 27. DBRS Release.

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