Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
Rating Assessment Service
An unmonitored, point-in-time assessment of potential credit rating, or potential impact on current credit rating, from customer-provided hypothetical scenarios and provided to rated or unrated organizations
EXPLORE THE BENEFITS OF A
Rating Assessment Service
Helps organizations understand how a Moody's RAS committee assesses the hypothetical scenarios’ provided, the potential credit effects and rating implications
Provides rating level feedback, which the organization may determine to use in the formulation of internal capital plans, potential M&A, and/or funding strategies
Available to organizations with or without ratings from Moody's
FEATURES
Point-in-time assessment
Delivered to the customer via a confidential letter
Evaluates up to three scenarios in the first RAS committee. A second RAS committee may be requested on up to two additional scenarios (subject to internal MIS approvals) Note: MIS will not construct or assist in constructing scenarios
Outcome for unrated organizations may be shared with third parties through a secure dataroom, subject to jurisdictional limitations
Typical uses

Mergers & Acquisitions

Spin-offs

Recapitalizations

Share buybacks

Significant leveraging events

Potential strategic opportunities / Joint ventures

Dividends to sponsor / owner

Project finance asset sales / Purchases

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: Rating Assessments are not equivalent to and do not represent traditional Moody’s credit ratings nor any guarantee or indication that a credit rating or rating level may be obtained in the future.