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Rating Agency Developments (June 4 – June 15)

 

On June 15, KBRA published a Structured Finance CMBS pre-sale report titled Bank 2020-BNK27. Report.

On June 10, DBRS Morningstar published its U.S. ABS General Ratings. Methodology.

On June 9, KBRA published a research report titled Coronavirus (COVID 19): State and Local Revenue Losses Adding Up. Report.

On June 9, Fitch published its Consumer ABS Rating. Criteria.

On June 8, Moody’s published its Approach to Rating TruPS CDOs. Methodology.

On June 8, DBRS Morningstar published its Global Methodology for Rating Banks and Banking Organizations. Methodology.

On June 8, Fitch published its National Scale Rating. Criteria.

On June 4, DBRS Morningstar published its Rating Entities in the Real Estate Industry. Methodology.

On June 4, DBRS Morningstar published its Interest Rate Stresses for U.S. Structured Finance Transactions. Methodology.

Rating Agency Developments (May 22 – June 3)

 

On June 3, KBRA published a Structured Finance research report titled CMBS: Coronavirus (COVID-19): CMBS Loan Performance Trend Update. Report

On June 3, KBRA published a report titled Public Finance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): States Brace for Unprecedented Medicaid Expansion. Report.

On June 2, KBRA published a report titled ABS: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Modifying Auto and Consumer Loan Delinquency Expectations. Report

On May 29, KRBA published a Structured Finance – CMBS surveillance report titled CMBS: BANK 2019-BNK18. Report.

On May 27, Fitch published an updated rating methodology titled APAC Residential Mortgage Rating Criteria. Methodology.

On May 27, DBRS Morningstar published its updated methodology titled U.S. ABS Surveillance. Methodology.

On May 22, Moody’s published an updated rating methodology titled Moody’s Approach to Rating Large Loan and Single Asset/Single Borrower CMBS. Methodology.

On May 22, Moody’s published an updated rating methodology titled Moody’s Approach to Rating Derivative Product Companies. Methodology.

Rating Agency Developments (May 8 – May 22)

 

On May 22, KBRA published a report titled Coronavirus (COVID-19): RMBS Forbearance and Delinquency Trends. Report.

On May 19, KBRA published a report titled Coronavirus (COVID-19): CARES Act Offers Lifeline to Transit Systems but Is No Panacea. Report.

On May 19, DBRS Morningstar published an updated ratings methodology titled Operational Risk Assessment for U.S. ABS Originators. Methodology.

On May 15, Moody’s published an updated ratings methodology titled Approach to Rating US and Canadian Conduit/Fusion CMBS. Methodology.

On May 15, Moody’s published an updated ratings methodology titled Moody’s Approach to Rating Securities Backed by FFELP Student Loans. Methodology.

On May 15, Moody’s published an updated ratings methodology titled Moody’s Global Approach to Rating Auto Loan- and Lease-Backed ABS. Methodology

On May 13, DBRS Morningstar published a new criteria article titled Rating U.S. Retail Auto Loan Securitizations. Methodology.

On May 13, DBRS Morningstar published a new criteria article titled Rating European Non-Performing Loans Securitizations. Methodology.

On May 13, Fitch published a new article titled Exposure Draft: Global Structured Finance Rating. Criteria.

On May 11, Fitch published a new criteria article titled U.S. RMBS Rating. Criteria.

On May 8, DBRS Morningstar published a new criteria article titled U.S. Reverse Mortgage Securitization Ratings. Methodology.

Rating Agency Developments (April 23 – May 6)

 

On May 6, Fitch published its updated Future Flow Securitization Rating. Criteria.

On May 4, DBRS Morningstar published its updated Assessing U.S. RMBS Pools Under the Ability-to-Repay Rules. Methodology.

On May 1, Moody’s published its updated Tobacco Settlement Revenue Securitizations. Methodology.

On May 1, Moody’s published its updated US Tax Lien-Backed Securitizations. Methodology.

On April 28, KBRA published an article entitled Coronavirus (COVID-19): CMBS Special Servicing and Watchlist Trends. Report.

On April 27, DBRS Morningstar published an updated version of Rating and Monitoring Covered Bonds. Methodology.

On April 27, DBRS Morningstar published an updated version of Rating and Monitoring Covered Bonds Addendum: Market Value Spreads. Methodology.

On April 27, Moody’s published its updated Structured Settlement Securitizations. Methodology.

On April 24, Moody’s published its updated Non-Performing and Re-Performing Loan Securitizations. Methodology.

On April 23, Fitch published its updated Credit Card ABS Rating. Criteria.

On April 23, KBRA published an article entitled Coronavirus (COVID-19): Private Corporate Credit Market Poised for Resiliency. Report.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On April 27, KBRA published a report titled Public Finance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Municipal Issuers’ Virus-Related Voluntary Disclosures Trend Up. Report.

On April 21, Moody’s published its revised approach to rating U.S. RMBS using the MILAN Framework. Methodology.

On April 20, KBRA published a report titled Public Finance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Sales Tax Bonds Under Surveillance. Report.

On April 17, S&P published its revised methodology and assumptions for rating U.S. RMBS issued in 2009 or later. Methodology.

On April 16, KBRA published a report titled CMBS: Coronavirus (COVID-19): CRE Recovery Clues From the Great Recession and China. Report.

On April 15, KBRA published a report titled Public Finance: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Fed Provides Vital Assistance to State and Local Governments. Report.

On April 15, Fitch published an article titled Exposure Draft: U.S. RMBS Coronavirus-Related Analytical Assumptions. Criteria.

On April 15, DBRS Morningstar published its methodology for Currency Stresses for Global Structured Finance Transactions. Methodology.

On April 14, Moody’s published its methodology for Fleet Lease Securitizations. Methodology.

On April 13, DBRS Morningstar published its methodology for Rating Structured Aircraft Transactions. Methodology.

On April 10, Moody’s published its methodology for Reverse Mortgage Securitizations. Methodology.

On April 10, Moody’s published its methodology for Resecuritizations. Methodology.

On April 10, Fitch published its criteria for CMBS Large Loan Rating. Criteria.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On April 3, Moody’s published its Operating Company Securitizations. Methodology.

On April 3, KBRA published a report titled CMBS: Coronavirus (COVID-19): Multifamily Update – Bracing for Forbearance. Report.

On April 2, KBRA published a report titled Structured Credit: Coronavirus (COVID-19): KBRA U.S. BSL CLO Rating Sensitivity Analysis. Report.

On April 1, DBRS Morningstar published its U.S. Residential Mortgage-Backed Securities Model and Ratings. Methodology.

On March 31, DBRS Morningstar published its U.S. ABS General Ratings. Methodology.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On March 18, KBRA published its Coronavirus (COVID-19): Consumer ABS Braces for Disruptions. Report.

On March 13, KBRA published its General Global Rating for Asset-Backed Securities. Methodology.

On March 13, KBRA published its Aviation ABS Global Rating. Methodology.

On March 13, KBRA published its Equipment Lease & Loan Global ABS Rating. Methodology.

On March 13, KBRA published its Project Finance Global Rating. Methodology.

On March 13, KBRA published its Structured Credit Global Rating. Methodology.

On March 12, KBRA published its Financial Guaranty Global Rating. Methodology.

On March 11, DBRS Morningstar published a report entitled: Mapping Financial Institution Internal Ratings to DBRS Morningstar Ratings for Global Structured Credit Transactions. Methodology.

On March 10, Fitch published its rating for Aircraft Operating Lease ABS. Criteria.

On March 9, DBRS Morningstar published its North American CMBS Multi-Borrower Rating. Methodology.

On March 9, Moody’s published its proposed update for rating TruPS CDOs. Methodology.

On March 6, DBRS Morningstar published its North American CMBS Surveillance. Methodology.

On February 19, DBRS Morningstar published its U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Securitizations. Criteria.

On February 18, Fitch published its U.S. Public Finance Letter of Credit-Supported Bonds and Commercial Paper Rating. Criteria.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On May 29, Morningstar announced it had entered into a definitive agreement to acquire DBRS, the world’s fourth largest credit ratings agency, for a purchase price of $669 million. The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2019. Press Release.

On May 24, Moody’s published its revised methodology for rating Vacation Timeshare Loan Securitizations. Methodology.

Rating Agency Developments

 

On May 8, DBRS published its rating methodology for Public Universities. Methodology.

On May 7, Moody’s published its rating methodology for certain Nonprofit Organizations. Release.

On May 6, DBRS published its methodology for Master Canadian Structured Finance Surveillance. Release.

On May 6, Fitch published its rating criteria for Money Market Funds. Release.

On May 3, Moody’s published its rating methodology for Local Currency Country Risk Ceiling for Bonds and Other Local Currency Obligations. Release.

On May 2, Fitch published its Short-Term Ratings Criteria. Release.

On May 2, Fitch published its rating criteria for Global Structured Finance. Release.

 

Rating Agency Developments

 

On March 11, Moody’s issued a revised rating methodology for Transactions Backed by Trade Receivable Obligations. Methodology.

On March 8, Fitch issued criteria relating to Counterparty Risk Assessment in Relation to the Assessment of Creditworthiness of Structured Finance and Covered Bond Securities. Criteria.

On March 8, Moody’s issued a revised rating methodology for Collateralized Debt Obligations Backed by Trust Preferred Securities (TruPS CDOs). Methodology.

On March 8, Moody’s issued a revised rating methodology for Collateralized Debt Obligations Backed by Structured Finance Assets (SF CDOs). Methodology.

On March 8, Moody’s issued a revised rating methodology for Corporate Synthetic Collateralized Debt Obligations (CSOs). Methodology.

On March 8, Moody’s issued a revised global approach to rating Collateralized Loan Obligations (CLOs). Global Approach.

On March 7, Moody’s issued a revised rating methodology for Rental Fleet Securitizations. Methodology.