Rating Agency Developments


On June 13, Moody’s announced that its private student loan default rate index will continue to decline. Moody’s Report.

On June 13, Fitch announced that it has taken various conforming rating actions on enhanced municipal bonds and tender option bonds (TOBs). Fitch Report.

On June 12, Moody’s released its approach for rating derivative product companies. Moody’s Report.

On June 11, DBRS released its general corporate rating methodologyDBRS Report.

On June 10, S&P released its request for comment on rating counterparty risk in terminating transactions. S&P Release.

On June 10, Fitch released its criteria for commercial mortgage-backed securities and loans in EMEAFitch Report.

On June 9, Fitch released its criteria for rating U.S. timeshare loan asset-backed securities. Fitch Report.

On June 9, Fitch released its criteria for rating future flow securitizationsFitch Report.

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