Fitch Publishes Global Technology Navigator

CHICAGO--()--Fitch Ratings has published a new report on the key peer comparator elements for the Global Technology sector.

The sector risk profile defines and groups companies operating in the sector into a 'natural rating territory' based on Fitch's view of the inherent risk profile of the industry. Each company's overall risk profile generally does not stray too far from this rating range.

After assessing the operating environment, then management and corporate governance, the Navigator examines four sector-specific factors for given rating levels. Sector-specific key factors include Sector Competitive Intensity, Sector Trend, Market Position and Diversification. Finally, three financial profile factors help capture financial attributes commensurate with particular rating categories.

The report, entitled Technology: Ratings Navigator Companion' is available at 'www.fitchratings.com' or by clicking the link above. This report should be read in conjunction with the 'Introducing Rating Navigators for Corporates' report dated Nov. 5, 2014 and the Technology Ratings Navigator Reference File' dated Feb. 20, 2015.

For more information, please visit corporatesshowcase.fitchratings.com/navigator.htm.

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

Applicable Criteria and Related Research: Technology: Ratings Navigator Companion

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Jason Pompeii, +1-312-368-3210
Senior Director
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
70 West Madison Street
Chicago, IL 60602
or
David Peterson, +1-312-368-3177
Senior Director
or
Damien Chew, CFA, +44 20 3530 1424
Senior Director
or
Steve Durose, +61 2 8256 0307
Senior Director
or
Media Relations
Alyssa Castelli, +1-212-908 0540 (New York)
alyssa.castelli@fitchratings.com
Elizabeth Fogerty, +1-212-908-0526 (New York)
elizabeth.fogerty@fitchratings.com