Moody's Investors Service


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Moody's Investors Service

A leading global credit rating, research and risk analysis firm.

Moody's Investors Service

A financial services company that primarily offers credit ratings for different kinds of bonds. That is, it serves as a credit ratings agency and a research firm. It is one of only ten firms the SEC recognizes as a credit rating agency; though, like other CRAs, its methods have been subject to criticism. For example, it gave the nation of Iceland a near top rating until its bankruptcy in 2008. It is based in New York and was established in 1909.

Moody's Investors Service

A leading firm engaged in credit rating, risk analysis, and research of fixed-income securities and their issuers. Moody's ratings help investors judge the credit risks of investing in fixed-income securities. The financial publications department of Moody's was spun off in 1998 to form a new company. See also Mergent, Inc.
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Keller will head the Moody's Investors Service Global Project Finance Group with responsibility for ratings of all project and dedicated infrastructure financings around the world.
Elliott joined the Moody's Investors Service Sydney office in 1993 as an analyst in the Structured Finance Group.
Keller joined Moody's Investors Service in 1992 and has held positions in Leveraged Finance and Investment Grade Corporate Finance.
Kriegler joined Moody's Investors Service in September 2000 as Country Manager for Canada.
Carter joined Moody's Investors Service in 2001 as a Vice President - Senior Analyst in the Telecom/Media sector.
s principal operating subsidiary, MBIA Insurance Corporation, has a financial strength rating of Triple-A from Moody's Investors Service, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services, Fitch Ratings, and Rating and Investment Information, Inc.
Rabin previously held financial positions at a number of organizations including the Union Bank of Switzerland, Credit Local de France, the Security Pacific Merchant Bank and Moody's Investors Service.
FGIC's financial strength is rated triple-A by Moody's Investors Service, Standard & Poor's and Fitch Ratings.
Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is the parent company of Moody's Investors Service, a leading provider of credit ratings, research and analysis covering debt instruments and securities in the global capital markets, and Moody's KMV, a leading provider of credit risk processing and credit risk management products for banks and investors in credit-sensitive assets serving the world's largest financial institutions.