Fitch Publishes Updated Global SF & 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 Jul 10, 2015. Since its last publication, Fitch has updated and published the following SF and CVB criteria:

--'Global Surveillance Criteria for Structured Finance CDOs', Jul 13;

--'Criteria for Rating Currency Swap Obligations of an SPV in Structured Finance Transactions and Covered Bonds', Jul 22;

--'Covered Bonds Rating Criteria', Jul 23;

--'Rating Criteria for Commercial Mortgage-Backed Securities (CMBS) and Loans in EMEA', Jul 30;

--'Global Rating Criteria for CLOs and Corporate CDOs', Jul 30;

--'RMBS Latin America Criteria Addendum - Mexico', Jul 30;

--'Criterios de Calificacion para RMBS en America Latina Anexo - Mexico' (Translation of 'RMBS Latin America Criteria Addendum - Mexico'), Jul 30;

--'U.S. Private Student Loan ABS Criteria', Jul 31;

--'U.S. RMBS Loan Loss Model Criteria', Aug 3

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 74 Sector-Specific criteria reports, as well as 13 Spanish translations and one Exposure Draft.

The full report, 'Global Structured Finance & Covered Bonds Rating Criteria Hierarchy', is available on Fitch's website at www.fitchratings.com or by clicking on the link.

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Global Structured Finance & Covered Bonds Rating Criteria Hierarchy

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Kevin Duignan
Managing Director
Structured Finance
+1-212-908-0630
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
33 Whitehall Street
New York, NY 10004
or
Max Zalaznick
Director
Credit Policy
+1-212-908-0292
or
Media Relations:
Sandro Scenga, +1 212-908-0278
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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Kevin Duignan
Managing Director
Structured Finance
+1-212-908-0630
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
33 Whitehall Street
New York, NY 10004
or
Max Zalaznick
Director
Credit Policy
+1-212-908-0292
or
Media Relations:
Sandro Scenga, +1 212-908-0278
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com