Rating Agency Developments - May 14, 2013

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On May 9, Fitch released its guidelines for rating tender option bonds. Fitch Report.

On May 9, Moody’s released its methodology for rating CLOs. Moody’s Report.

On May 8, Fitch released its surveillance criteria for franchise loan ABS. Fitch Report.

On May 7, S&P released its criteria for multiple-use special-purpose entities. S&P Report.

On May 7, S&P released its criteria for assessing guarantees in structured finance transactions. S&P Report.

On May 7, S&P released its criteria for asset isolation and special-purpose entities in structured finance transactions. S&P Report.

On May 7, Moody’s released its methodology for rating consumer loan ABS transactions. Moody’s Report.

On May 7, Moody’s released its guidelines for incorporating sovereign risk into (i) rating CDOs of SMEs in Europe; (ii) rating multi-pool financial lease-backed transactions in Italy; and (iii) rating EMEA auto loans. Moody’s Report (SME CDO). Moody’s Report (Italy). Moody’s Report (EMEA Auto Loans)

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