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All the credit ratings data and insights you need on a powerful platform with a faster, reimagined user experience. Get a comprehensive view of credit risk with RatingsDirect on S&P Capital IQ Pro.

Reimagine your credit analysis workflow with RatingsDirect on the S&P Capital IQ platform.

As the official source for S&P Global Ratings credit ratings and research, RatingsDirect® combines this essential intelligence with comprehensive market data, credit risk indicators and dynamic visualization tools, all on a single platform. With an AI-powered integrated search function, you can quickly research an issuer or topic of interest. Locate the information you need in a fraction of time. We’ve made it easier than ever to get the insights you need with a clean, simple layout and easy-to-use platform. Reimagine your credit analysis workflow on our reimagined platform.

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  • Powerful web-based solution
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  • ESG influence on credit risk
  • Tech-forward productivity tools
  • Power your credit research with Pro

The official source for S&P Global Ratings credit ratings and research

S&P Global Ratings is synonymous with quality credit ratings, deep analytical expertise, and insightful forward-looking opinions. With coverage of over 9,500 issuers and 79,000 securities* across the globe, that’s a lot of essential intelligence. With RatingsDirect, you can tap into all the essentials, including:

    • Global, national, and regional scale credit ratings on issuer and issue level
    • Detailed research on issuer and issue level, economies, credit trends, hot topics (including Environmental, Social, and Governance [ESG]) and special reports
    • Credit research in local languages (Chinese, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish)
    • Credit adjusted Income Statements, Balance Sheets and Cash Flows

Conduct thorough credit analysis with holistic credit insights

Power your insights by accessing credit research and ratings data on issuers, issues, sectors, and markets using our screener tool and AI powered search.

  • Uncover an issuer’s credit story with its rating history, outlook, and potential drivers for upgrades/downgrades.
  • Understand the influence of E, S, and G factors on a credit rating with ESG Credit Indicators, access ESG Evaluations and Opinions
  • Differentiate between peers with the same credit rating by reviewing the underlying scores and factors behind the final credit rating, covering Banks, Insurance, Corporate and Sovereigns.

Explore a world of ESG insights

Uncover hidden risks and identify the right opportunities with a detailed overview of which ESG factors are material to each sector and their level of influence, as well as greater insights into how these factors vary across geographies.

Take ESG insights a step further with ESG Evaluations and Opinions. ESG Evaluations offer a forward-looking opinion of a company’s ability to manage future ESG risks and opportunities. Sustainable financing opinions from S&P Global Ratings analysts include the Framework Alignment Opinion and Green Transaction Evaluation.

Improved workflow tools including pre-built screens

We’ve made it easier than ever to spot the essential credit ratings data and research you need. Designed with user experience in mind, RatingsDirect content is displayed on a new, simple, and clean layout.

Pre-built screens are ready for you to quickly search and spot rating changes, including tracking potential Fallen Angels and Rising Stars.

Create customized push alerts to stay on top of critical changes so you can monitor counterparty exposures and monitor your portfolios.

Pair RatingsDirect insights with unrivaled breadth and depth of data on S&P Capital IQ Pro

Get next-level analysis with a powerful platform of data, including:

  • Private company and private markets data; ESG scores, news, and analytics; and supply chain intelligence via Panjiva. 
  • Advanced visualization and discovery tools to help streamline your daily workflows, easily monitor markets and quickly find content with an intuitive, AI-powered search.
  • Sector-, persona-, and topic-focused news every day delivering the critical insights you need to help you understand what's driving markets.
  • A platform that travels with you – the S&P Capital IQ mobile app.

Transform your credit analysis workflow

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RatingsDirect is the official desktop source for S&P Global Ratings.

Analyze credit performance and trends across industries, companies, and securities around the world. Access the essential ratings intelligence you need via RatingsDirect, on our desktop platform, mobile apps, Excel Plug-in, and flexible delivery channels with RatingsXpress®.


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*Data as of July 1, 2021