Mark Adelson

Mark Adelson

An American credit analyst. A lawyer by training, Adelson worked for various investment banks and credit ratings agencies prior to becoming chief credit officer at Standard & Poor's in 2008. He was educated at Princeton University and the University of Michigan.
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Mark Adelson, an executive at Standard & Poor's who pushed for tougher credit rating criteria, has left the company, according to the Wall Street Journal.
Clarkson's co-head of Moody's asset-backed group was Mark Adelson, who was much more skeptical of asset-backed securities.
Mark Adelson, a former senior mortgage analyst at Moody's and now director and head of Structured Finance Research at Nomura Securities International, New York, says credit-enhancement levels on mortgage-backed securities are still low.