Private Student Loan ABS

Rating Agency Developments

On February 15, Fitch published updated criteria for Latin American RMBS.  Fitch Report. 

On February 14, DBRS released its master European RMBS methodology and jurisdictional addenda.  DBRS Report. 

On February 13, S&P released its methodology and assumptions for U.S. private student loan ABS credit analysis.  S&P Report. 

On February 12, DBRS released its European CMBS surveillance criteria.  DBRS Report. 

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Rating Agency Developments

On July 21, Moody’s revised its methodology for rating commercial real estate CDOs. Moody’s Release.

On July 20, Fitch introduced Viability Ratings for global financial institutions, which represent Fitch’s primary assessment of the intrinsic creditworthiness of these institutions. Fitch Release. Fitch Report.

On July 19, Fitch updated its U.S. Private Student Loan ABS Rating Criteria. Fitch Release. Fitch Criteria.

On July 15, Moody’s updated its methodology for rating U.S. RMBS deals issued between 2005 and 2008. Moody’s Release.

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