A general insight into the operational quality of originators’ loan origination practices, relative to other originators of the same type of loans within a given country


Originator Assessment

Helps originators position themselves with structured finance issuers / originators in their local markets
Provides a tool for comparison to measure against peers and highlighting operational performance
Helps market participants make informed decisions on the operational and financial stability of originators
Helps market participants compare originators ' quality within different jurisdictions
Analysis is conducted by Structured Finance analysts who have expertise in the sector
The Originator Assessment is a report made available publicly via moodys.com
Moody’s Ratings assigns originators one of the following five assessment levels: Strong, Above Average, Average, Below Average, Weak
OAs are monitored continuously including being reviewed approximately every 12 months, or more frequently in the event of material changes
Typical uses

Can be requested by originators to better position their services to structured finance issuers / obligors

Originator Assessment