14 Facts About Moody's Analytics


Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation established in 2007 to focus on non-rating activities, separate from Moody's Investors Service.

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Moody's Analytics is composed of divisions such as Moody's KMV, Moody's Economy.

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In 1995, Moody's Analytics Corporation started a business unit providing quantitative analysis services, including credit risk assessment software and services after acquiring Financial Proformas, Inc, called Moody's Analytics Risk Management Service .

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In February 2002, Moody's Analytics purchased KMV, a San Francisco-based quantitative risk management firm, and merged it with MRMS to create Moody's Analytics KMV.

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Moody's Analytics acquired KMV's clients and its software tool for calculating the probability of credit default, EDF .

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Moody's Analytics KMV integrated financial modeling software from each former company and, in 2003, debuted its credit risk management system, Credit Monitor.

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In 2008, Moody's Analytics acquired Fermat International, a Brussels-based provider of software for financial risk and performance management in the banking sector, used by over 100 banks across 30 countries in Europe, the Middle East and Asia.

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Moody's Analytics further added to its training services in November 2010, when it acquired Canadian Securities Institute Global Education Inc, a provider of training and certification for the financial sector, best known for its introductory course to stocks and bonds, the Canadian Securities Course, which is mandatory for Canadian licensed investment advisers.

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In June 2010, Moody's Analytics formed a strategic alliance with Experian to provide software for financial institutions to manage consumer loan portfolios.

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In March 2011 Moody's Analytics announced the release of a software program developed by Moody's Research Labs, the Mortgage Portfolio Analyzer, to assist portfolio managers in managing credit risk.

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In November 2011, Moody's Analytics Corporation acquired a major stake in Copal Partners, providers of outsourced research and analytical services to institutional customers.

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In December 2013, Moody's acquired Amba Investment Services, a provider of investment research and quantitative analytics for global financial institutions.

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In October 2014, Moody's Analytics acquired Lewtan, a provider to members of the global asset-securitization industry.

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Moody's Analytics' products include Market Implied Ratings and Expected Default Frequency software packages.

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