As demand continues to grow for independent analysis of sustainable financing frameworks, Moody’s is here to support you. Our market-innovating Second Party Opinions (SPOs) of green, social, sustainability and sustainability-linked bonds and loans bring clarity to the sustainability impact of financing frameworks and instruments and their alignment to market standards. SPOs help issuers communicate their sustainability objectives with key stakeholders, and may facilitate customers’ access to capital.

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Private Monitored Loan Rating

Provide lenders with transparency on the borrower's capital structure through a credit analysis on the company and loan instruments they are participating in
Support your finance strategy
May attract and access funding from responsible investors
Diversify and extend your investor base
May result in attractive funding costs, improved deal execution and increased subscription levels
Input into the public ratings of collateralized loan obligations holding the relevant loans
Communicate your sustainability development and initiatives
Strengthen corporate sustainability initiatives
Demonstrate your project's contribution to sustainability, your commitment to innovation and sustainable development
Assess how proceeds of bonds and loans contribute and align to sustainability principles
Allows comparison with other publicly rated credits
Increase transparency with market participants
Allows you to clearly demonstrate a transaction’s sustainability value among investors, regulators and peers 
Provide visibility to investors and lenders on reporting of your instrument and financing framework
Rating and research disclosed via a secure dataroom to existing and prospective lenders with a click through NDA
Moody's actively manages the list of lenders within the dataroom
Ownership is transferred to the issuer via assignment of the exchange agreement and Intralinks terms and conditions
Rating outcome available for syndication launch
Typical uses

An organization wishing to access the syndicated loan market for its financing needs, but is sensitive to the public dissemination of its ratings

Analytical Coverage
For rated organizations, typically the lead analyst will conduct the RAS analysis
For unrated organizations, a lead analyst will be determined based on sector experience and analytical availability
RAS outcomes are determined by a RAS committee

Note: Available in specific jurisdictions only.