Here is the list of all current criteria, sector and industry variables reports, and guidance for this subject area, which we update regularly as we publish new or archive existing articles. At the bottom of this list, we place requests for comment and advance notices. If a criteria article has a related sector and industry variables report or guidance article, the sector and industry variables or guidance is listed immediately below the criteria. We most recently republished this table of contents on the date shown above.
- Principles Of Credit Ratings, Feb. 16, 2011
- Hybrid Capital: Methodology And Assumptions, March 2, 2022
- Environmental, Social, And Governance Principles In Credit Ratings, Oct. 10, 2021
- Group Rating Methodology, July 1, 2019
- Methodology: Industry Risk, Nov. 19, 2013
- Sector And Industry Variables: Industry Risk Methodology, Feb. 6, 2023
- Country Risk Assessment Methodology And Assumptions, Nov. 19, 2013
- Rating Government-Related Entities: Methodology And Assumptions, March 25, 2015
- Ratings Above The Sovereign--Corporate And Government Ratings: Methodology And Assumptions, Nov. 19, 2013
GENERAL CORPORATE CRITERIA
- Corporate Methodology, Nov. 19, 2013
- Guidance: Corporate Methodology, July 1, 2019
- Corporate Methodology: Ratios And Adjustments, April 1, 2019
- Methodology And Assumptions: Liquidity Descriptors For Global Corporate Issuers, Dec. 16, 2014
- The Treatment Of Non-Common Equity Financing In Nonfinancial Corporate Entities, April 29, 2014
- Methodology: Management And Governance Credit Factors For Corporate Entities, Nov. 13, 2012
RATING EACH ISSUE/RECOVERY RATINGS
- Reflecting Subordination Risk In Corporate Issue Ratings, March 28, 2018
- Recovery Rating Criteria For Speculative-Grade Corporate Issuers, Dec. 7, 2016
- Sector And Industry Variables: Recovery Rating Criteria For Speculative-Grade Corporate Issuers, Nov. 1, 2023
- Methodology: Jurisdiction Ranking Assessments, Jan. 20, 2016
SITUATIONAL CORPORATE CRITERIA
- Methodology: The Impact Of Captive Finance Operations On Nonfinancial Corporate Issuers, Oct. 23, 2023
- Counterparty Risk Framework: Methodology And Assumptions, March 8, 2019
- Guidance: Counterparty Risk Framework: Methodology And Assumptions, March 8, 2019
- Methodology And Assumptions For Rating Debtor-In-Possession Financing, Sept. 4, 2018
- Key Credit Factors For The Operating Leasing Industry, Dec. 14, 2016
- Methodology For Rating Project Developers, March 21, 2016
- Methodology: Holding Companies That Own Corporate Securitizations And Structurally Enhanced Debt Transactions, Feb. 24, 2016
- Rating Structurally Enhanced Debt Issued By Regulated Utilities And Transportation Infrastructure Businesses, Feb. 24, 2016
- Methodology For Companies With Noncontrolling Equity Interests, Jan. 5, 2016
- Mid-Market Evaluation Rating Methodology, Nov. 20, 2014
- Methodology: Master Limited Partnerships And General Partnerships, Sept. 22, 2014
Aerospace And Defense
- Methodology And Assumptions For Rating Aircraft-Backed Debt And Enhanced Equipment Trust Certificates, May 26, 2021
- Commodities Trading Industry Methodology, Jan. 19, 2017
- Key Credit Factors For The Midstream Energy Industry, Nov. 15, 2021
- Key Credit Factors For The Unregulated Power And Gas Industry, March 28, 2014
- Key Credit Factors For The Oil Refining And Marketing Industry, March 27, 2014
- Revised Assumptions For Assigning Recovery Ratings To The Debt Of Oil And Gas Exploration And Production Companies, Sept. 14, 2012
General Trading And Investment Companies
- Key Credit Factors For The Pharmaceutical Industry, April 8, 2014
Investment Holding Companies
- Methodology: Investment Holding Companies, Dec. 1, 2015
Leisure And Sports
- Key Credit Factors For The Leisure And Sports Industry, March 5, 2014
- Key Credit Factors For The Real Estate Industry, Feb. 26, 2018
- Key Credit Factors For The Homebuilder And Real Estate Developer Industry, Feb. 3, 2014
- Railroad Equipment Trust Certificate Rating Criteria, Sept. 4, 2002
- Key Credit Factors For The Regulated Utilities Industry, Nov. 19, 2013
- Collateral Coverage And Issue Notching Rules For ‘1+’ And ‘1’ Recovery Ratings On Senior Bonds Secured By Utility Real Property, Feb. 14, 2013
- General Project Finance Rating Methodology, Dec. 14, 2022
- Sector-Specific Project Finance Rating Methodology, Dec. 14, 2022
- Sector And Industry Variables: Project Finance Rating Methodology, Dec. 14, 2022
- Methodology For Rating Project Developers, March 21, 2016
REQUESTS FOR COMMENT
- Request For Comment: Corporate Methodology--Proposed Change To The Impact Of The Management & Governance Modifier, July 13, 2023
- Request For Comment: Management And Governance Credit Factors For Corporate Entities, July 13, 2023
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