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Fitch Acquires Bond Research Firm CreditSights

Earlier this week, bond rating, data, and fixed-income intelligence provider, Fitch Group announced that it has acquired CreditSights, Inc., a major provider of independent credit research to the asset management ...

Morningstar Launches Cryptoasset Ratings Services

Chicago-based provider of investment research, data and analytics, Morningstar (MORN), recently announced that it would put its debt ratings and internal ratings models on the Ethereum blockchain to help investors ...

Morningstar Ramps Up Credit Ratings Biz by Acquiring DBRS

Chicago-based provider of investment research, data and analytics, Morningstar (MORN), recently announced that it has purchased 40 year old credit ratings agency DBRS for close to $669 million.  This acquisition ...

Rapid Ratings Raises $30 Million

Quantitative rating agency Rapid Ratings International closed a $30 million investment from private equity firm FTV Capital.  Terms of the investment were not disclosed. Rapid Ratings calculates ‘Financial Health Ratings’, ...

Moody’s Releases Data Portal Collecting Private Company Information

Moody’s Analytics launched a data portal designed to encourage commercial banks to share data on their commercial loans and other lending activity.  The data will enhance Moody's database of private ...
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High Yield Specialist Lucror Analytics Hires Citi Analyst

Credit research firm Lucror Analytics recruited a London-based analyst as its expands its European coverage despite dislocations caused by MiFID II. Umair Javed joined as Senior Credit Analyst in the ...
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Crédit Agricole Releases Fixed Income Research Price List

Crédit Agricole Corporate and Investment Bank has released a pricing schedule for its fixed income research which reflects changes it began implementing in May 2016.  The two-tiered pricing approach shares ...

Moody’s Pays Premium For Bureau van Dijk But There Are Good Reasons

Not to be outdone by S&P’s pricey acquisition of SNL, Moody’s Corporation announced it will be acquiring company information provider Bureau van Dijk for €3.0 billion (approximately $3.27 billion).  The ...

High Yield Specialist Lucror Analytics Wins Business From Credit Suisse Asset Management

Credit research firm Lucror Analytics announced a five-year ‘strategic partnership’ with Credit Suisse Asset Management, in which it is providing customized delivery of its high yield research.  The new relationship ...

Shipping Industry Specialist Drewry Adds Debt Research

Drewry Financial Research Services, the investment research affiliate of global shipping consultancy Drewry, launched a credit research service to complement its existing equity research coverage of the global maritime sector. ...
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