Fitch

Rating Agency Developments

 

On August 13, 2018, Fitch issued a report entitled: Covered Bonds Rating Criteria. Report.

On August 10, 2018, Fitch issued a report entitled: U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS Rating Criteria. Report.

On August 9, 2018, Moody’s issued a report entitled: Moody’s Proposes Update to Financial Statement Adjustments: Treatment of Lease Obligations. Report.

On August 9, 2018, Moody’s issued a report entitled: Financial Statement Adjustments in the Analysis of Non-Financial Corporations. Report.

On August 9, 2018, Moody’s issued a report entitled: Financial Statement Adjustments in the Analysis of Financial Institutions. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On July 25, DBRS published an update in its methodology for rating Canadian public pension funds and related exclusive asset managers. Release.

On July 23, Fitch published a criteria report outlining Fitch’s methodology for rating U.S. residential mortgage-backed securities (“RMBS“). Report.

On July 19, DBRS published an update to its methodology for rating collateralized loan obligations (“CLOs“) backed by loans to European small and medium-sized enterprises (“SMEs“). Release.

On July 19, Fitch published a criteria report detailing Fitch’s methodology for analyzing portfolios of corporate credit for rating CLOs and other collateralized debt obligations (“CDOs“). Report.

On July 19, Fitch published rating criteria for notes that rely on the performance of all parties to a one-, two- or three-party transaction (“credit-linked swaps” or “first-to-default swaps“). Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On June 28, 2018, Fitch issued a report entitled: Fitch Updates Rating Criteria for U.S. Mortgage Insurance or Guarantee Fund Programs. Release.

On June 22, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for Insurance Brokers and Service Companies. Release.

On June 21, Fitch published rating criteria for rating asset-backed securities backed by U.S. private student loans. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On June 19, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS. Release.

On June 19, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for EMEA CMBS. Release.

On June 19, 2018, Moody’s published a rating methodology for Debtor-in-Possession Lending. Release.

On June 18, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for U.S. RMBS. Release.

On June 15, 2018, Fitch published its rating criteria for Distressed Debt Exchanges. Release.

On June 15, 2018, Moody’s published a cross-sector rating methodology on General Principles of Liquidity Risk Assessment. Release.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On June 8, 2018, Moody’s published a report entitled: US Public Housing Authority Capital Fund Bonds. Release.

On June 8, 2018, Moody’s published a report entitled: Distribution & Supply Chain Services Industry. Release.

On June 8, 2018, Moody’s published a report entitled: Regulated Water Utilities. Release.

On June 5, S&P published guidance related to its publication “Foreign Exchange Risk In Structured Finance—Methodology And Assumptions”. Release.

On June 6, Moody’s updated its rating methodology for Government-Related Issuers. Release.

On June 1, KBRA published its rating methodology for U.S. Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) ABS. Release.

On May 31, Fitch published an addendum describing Fitch’s approach to analyzing derivative counterparty exposure in structured finance transactions rated on a long-term basis. Release.