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. The report 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:

--'Global Rating Criteria for Asset-Backed Commercial Paper', Oct. 30;

--'Global Rating Criteria for ABCP - South Africa Addendum', Oct. 31;

--'Metodologia de Calificacion de Bursatilizacion de Flujos Futuros', Oct. 31. (Translation of 'Future Flow Securitization Rating Criteria')

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 13 Spanish translations.

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

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'.

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

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Contacts

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

Contacts

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