In this section, you shall find information on the numerous Credit Rating Agencies existing globally. For each of the agencies referenced, you shall find the following information:

  • Short profile providing a description of the agencies activities and business model.
  • Country of residence and webpage
  • Registration status of the agency in the European Union and selected other countries. We mention whether the agency is also recognized as an External Credit Assessment Insitution (“ECAI”).
  • We inform on the rating scales used by the agency and whether a mapping to regulatory scales is available.
  • We provide information on the number of ratings issued in the different market segments if this information is publicly available.
  • We provide a list of useful links so that you can perform additional research on the agency.


For some agencies, we may further provide information based on their annual transparency reports (such as revenues, employees).


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