Fitch Publishes Updated Global Structured Finance & Covered Bonds Criteria Hierarchy

NEW YORK--()--Fitch Ratings has published an updated version of its interactive Global Structured Finance (SF) and Covered Bonds (CVB) Rating Criteria Hierarchy. It enables users to effectively navigate the various criteria reports related to the agency's coverage of the SF and CVB markets.

The updated report replaces the report of the same title previously published on Sept. 3, 2014. Since its last publication, Fitch has updated and published the following SF and CVB criteria:

--'Criterio Global de Calificacon de Finanzas Estructuradas', Sept. 4;

--'Global Rating Criteria for Rental Fleet ABS', Sept. 8;

--'Fitch's Mortgage Covered Bond Refinancing Stresses - Excel File', Sept. 9;

--'Global Rating Criteria for Trade Receivables Securitisations', Sept. 15;

--'Criteria for Analyzing Large Loans in U.S. Commercial Mortgage Transactions', Sept. 15;

--'Criteria Addendum: Ireland - Residential Mortgage Loss and Cash Flow Assumptions', Sept. 19;

--'Exposure Draft: Criteria for the Analysis of Commercial Real Estate Loans Securing Covered Bonds', Sept. 29;

--'Exposure Draft: U.S. RMBS Loan Loss Model Criteria', Sept. 30.

The updated hierarchy report organizes all SF and CVB criteria reports based on applicability to different market sectors and provides direct links to the reports themselves. As of the date of the report, Fitch's SF and CVB groups maintain three Master, 13 Cross-Sector, and 75 Sector-Specific criteria reports, as well as three Exposure Drafts and 12 Spanish translations.

The full document, titled 'Global Structured Finance & Covered Bonds Rating Criteria Hierarchy', is available on Fitch's website at www.fitchratings.com.

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Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Global Structured Finance & Covered Bonds Rating Criteria Hierarchy

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Darryl Osojnak, +1-212-908-0602
Managing Director
Global Structured Finance Criteria & Model Management
33 Whitehall Street
New York, NY 10004
or
Max Zalaznick, +1-212-908-0292
Associate Director
Global Structured Finance Criteria & Model Management
or
Sandro Scenga, +1-212-908-0278
Media Relations, New York
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com

Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Darryl Osojnak, +1-212-908-0602
Managing Director
Global Structured Finance Criteria & Model Management
33 Whitehall Street
New York, NY 10004
or
Max Zalaznick, +1-212-908-0292
Associate Director
Global Structured Finance Criteria & Model Management
or
Sandro Scenga, +1-212-908-0278
Media Relations, New York
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com