Browsing: Fixed Income Research


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 ...

Research Aggregator Speevr Adds Expert Access

Speevr LLC, a research distribution platform focused on macro and fixed income research, announced it will feature expert access via live video streaming. Speevr's live casting service will use YouTube ...

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. ...

High Yield Specialist Lucror Analytics Adds 2 LatAm Analysts

Credit research firm Lucror Analytics is expanding its high yield coverage to Latin America with two new hires. Josseline Jenssen, based in Lima, Peru, joins the firm after 22 years ...

Moody’s Agrees to $864 mln Settlement for Inflated Ratings

Last week, New York-based credit ratings, research, and analytical tools provider, Moody’s Corp. agreed to pay close to $864 mln to settle federal and state allegations that the firm inflated ...

SEC Report Shows Major Credit Rating Agencies Still Dominate

A decade after passage of the Credit Rating Agency Reform Act of 2006, the top three ratings agencies control over 96% of all the ratings outstanding and over 90% of ...

Moody’s Buys Minority Stake in German Rating Agency

Moody’s Corporation agreed to acquire a 4.99% stake in German rating agency Euler Hermes Rating GmbH in a bid to expand ratings coverage of small- and medium-sized companies in Europe.  ...

Morningstar Approved to Rate Corporate Debt

Chicago-based Morningstar, Inc.’s credit rating subsidiary was recently granted “national recognized statistical rating organization” (NRSRO) status by the Securities and Exchange Commission, and approved to rate the debt of companies ...
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RBS Downsizes Fixed Income Research As MiFID II Looms

Industry sources are telling us that a small number of investment banks are planning to provide fixed income research post-MiFID II with the expectation of being paid cash, even as ...

Morningstar Hires Nomura’s Head of CMBS Research

Last week, Chicago-based data, research and analytics firm – Morningstar, Inc. – hired Nomura’s head of CMBS research to lead the structured finance initiatives of its credit ratings group. Morningstar’s New ...