Rating Agency Developments - December 18, 2012


On December 13, Moody’s released its methodology for U.S. stand-alone housing bond programs secured by credit enhanced mortgages. Moody’s Report.

On December 13, S&P released its methodology for pre-insolvency structural protections in Europe. S&P Report.

On December 12, Fitch published criteria for rating financial institutions above the sovereign. Fitch Report.

On December 11, Fitch updated its criteria for analyzing financing and leasing companies. Fitch Report.

On December 11, Moody’s released its U.S. manufactured housing loan ABS surveillance methodology. Moody’s Report.

On December 11, Moody’s released its methodology for mortgage insurers. Moody’s Report.

On December 10, S&P released its methodology for Mexican trade receivables ABS transactions. S&P Report.


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