BULGARIAN CREDIT RATING AGENCY


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Source Issuer Rating
AA_DE INTER Allgemein.. A
AA_DE INTER Krankenve.. A
AA_DE INTER Lebensver.. A
AA_DE Württembergisc.. A+
AA_DE SIGNAL IDUNA Al.. A
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JCRER - 2018-03-15
JCR Eurasia Rating has affirmed the credit ratings of Ak Faktoring A.Ş. and “Cash Flows arising from Bond Issuances” as ‘BBB+ (Trk)’ on the Long Term National Scale and A-2 (Trk) on the Short Term Nat

JCRER - 2017-09-29
JCR Eurasia Rating has reaffirmed the credit ratings of the consolidated structure of “Boyner Perakende ve Tekstil Yatırımları Anonim Şirketi and its Subsidiary “and “Cash Flows Relating to the Outsta

JCRER - 2017-09-29
JCR Eurasia Rating has reviewed and affirmed the credit ratings of T.C. Ziraat Bankası A.Ş. and its Consolidated Structure as ‘AAA (Trk)’ on the Long Term National scale and ‘BBB-‘ on the Long Term In

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Overview

Name:
Bulgarian Credit Rating Agency
Abbreviation:
BCRA
Country of Residence:
Bulgaria
Webpage:
Languages spoken:
Bulgarian, English

Bulgarian Credit Rating Agency (BCRA) is based in Bulgaria and assigns on an issuer-pays basis ratings to Municipalities, insurance companies and banks in Bulgaria and in Poland.

Registered as CRA in the EU:
Yes
Certified as CRA in the EU:
No
ECAI Status:
European Union

Registration status in the EU: BCRA is registered as CRA with ESMA since April 6th, 2011.

Since 1. January 2014, BCRA is also a recognized ECAI across the whole European Union.

On November 1st, 2016, the following mapping of ECAI ratings to the 6 Credit Quality Steps under the Standardized approach for Banks (Capital Requirements Regulation, CRR) and the 7 Steps under Solvency II for insurances in the EU entered into force:

 

Note that additional rating scales may have been mapped. To view all mappings, login with your account and read the “RP Research” on this agency. To see how this agency’s mapping compares with other agencies, please read our dedicated page on the EU ECAIs.

BCRA is considered a small Credit rating agency for the purpose of Article 8d of CRAIII. 

Market Segments Covered:
Financial Institutions, Insurances, Sovereign and Public Finance
Countries Covered:
Bulgaria, Poland
Business Model:
Issuer-pays

Business model: BCRA operates under the “issuer-pays” model, where the rated entity pays for the rating.

Coverage: While BCRA used to cover exclusively issuers in Bulgaria, BCRA has entered the Polish market in 2013. Segments covered are Banks, insurances, and Municipalities.

Availability of ratings and reports at website: a list of rated entities is available here: http://www.bcra-bg.com/ratings.php?ratings=1. Rating reports are usually available.