credit rating service

credit rating service

See credit reporting agency.

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According to the Washington Business Journal, the credit rating service reduced its corporate credit rating on Independence Air from "CC" to "D", which is Standard & Poor's lowest credit rating.
on the other hand, have been struggling, prompting some credit rating service agencies to cut their debt ratings to junk bond status.
The new unit (Lenexa, KS) is comprised of a produce value chain component including The Packer, Produce Merchandising, Produce Concepts, The Grower and Citrus & Vegetable magazines as well as the Redbook Credit Rating Service, and the aminal foods value chain component that includes Drovers, Dairy Herd Management, Pork, Bovine Veterinarian, Food Systems Insider, Swine Practitioner, Dealer & Applicator and Meat & Seafood Merchandising magazines, as well as the reference database of the Greenbook properties, acquired earlier this year.
The produce value chain component will be led by Robb Bertels, vice president, publishing director, and will include the existing produce division and add responsibilities for Redbook Credit Rating Service, The Grower and Citrus & Vegetable publications.
For example, Standard & Poor's, a New York-based credit rating service, said that the outlook for credit quality among U.
Japanese consumer finance companies are likely to remain under pressure as the market has matured and competition is intensifying amid the depressed economy, credit rating service agency Standard & Poor's Corp.
based credit rating service agency said the long-term rating reflects the business and financial strength of the NTT group, which controls more than 92% of the local fixed-line market and 55% of the long-distance fixed-line market.
In November, Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Service (DCR) cited ERC's "large market share and excellent competitive position, strong capital position and ability to access external capital through its parent company," when it renewed a "AAA" credit rating.
The credit rating service Fitch Ratings said shortly after the announcement that it will downgrade Belo's credit rating to junk status, setting its senior unsecured debt and bank facility to "BB+" from "BBB-" and that it would put the company on a negative watch.
A stock analyst and a credit rating service each had comparatively nice things to say about two different newspaper companies last week, causing the stock market to react in its normal schizophrenic manner.
The Scottish Qualifications Authority is a recognised credit rating body for this purpose and first launched its SCQF credit rating service as a pilot in 2004.