Rating Agency Developments - November 19, 2012


On November 14, S&P requested comments on its proposal to revise its hybrid capital criteria for corporate issuers. Comments must be submitted by December 16. S&P Release.

On November 14, DBRS published its CMBS North American surveillance methodology. DBRS Report.

On November 14, DBRS published its European CMBS rating methodology. DBRS Report.

On November 13, Fitch published a report summarizing feedback received on its updated covered bonds rating criteria. Fitch Report.

On November 13, Fitch updated its corporate recovery ratings criteria. Fitch Report.

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