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 Dec. 4, 2014. Since its last publication, Fitch has updated and published the following SF and CVB criteria:

--'U.S. Fixed-Rate Multiborrower CMBS Surveillance and Re-REMIC Criteria', Dec. 10;

--'Criteria for the Analysis of Commercial Real Estate Loans Securing Covered Bonds', Dec. 12;

--'Criteria Addendum: Denmark', Dec. 12;

--'Criteria for Rating Oil Vessel-Backed Financing in Latin America', Dec. 18;

--'U.S. Residential Mortgage Servicer Advance Receivable Trust Rating Criteria', Dec. 19;

--'Rating Criteria for Consumer ABS in Latin America', Dec. 19;

--'Criteria for Interest Rate Stresses in Structured Finance Transactions and Covered Bonds', Dec. 19;

--'Fitch's Mortgage Covered Bond Refinancing Stresses - Excel File', Dec. 19;

--'Interest Rate Stress Model 2014/2015 - Excel File', Dec. 22;

--'Criteria for Rating U.S. Equipment Lease and Loan ABS', Dec. 23;

--'Rating Criteria for U.S. Utility Tariff Bonds', Dec. 23;

--'APAC Residential Mortgage Criteria Addendum - Australia - Amended', Dec. 31;

--'Global Rating Criteria for Dealer Floorplan ABS', Jan. 06.

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 77 Sector-Specific criteria reports, as well as 13 Spanish translations.

The full report, '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'.

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Darryl Osojnak
Managing Director
Global Structured Finance Criteria & Model Management
+1-212-908-0602
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
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
Email: sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com

Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Darryl Osojnak
Managing Director
Global Structured Finance Criteria & Model Management
+1-212-908-0602
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
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
Email: sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com