Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide has helped investors fund a century of growth and make important credit judgments with confidence.
Our Key Business Sectors
Fitch has long been the industry leader in the financial institutions sector, providing more ratings worldwide than any other rating agency. Fitch’s financial institutions’ coverage includes not only banks, but also finance and leasing companies, securities firms and asset management organizations.
Fitch currently rates Structured Finance transactions across four main asset classes: Asset Backed Securities, Residential Mortgage Backed Securities, Commercial Mortgage Backed Securities and Structured Credit.
The Fitch Ratings Corporates group provides public and private ratings on companies and their debt instruments, including — bank loans, senior and subordinated debt, commercial paper and preferred stock. The group's analytical methodology addresses the legal, regulatory and market environments in over 100 countries
Coverage includes all areas of the insurance market including life, non-life, and reinsurance.
International Public Finance & US Public Finance
Fitch Ratings’ International and US Public Finance teams cover the rating of Local and Regional Governments and Public Entities worldwide.
The credit analysis approach is based on an assessment of the relationship between different tiers of government captured in the institutional framework, a number of qualitative and quantitative factors and the link between the LRG and the sovereign.
Infrastructure & Project Finance
Fitch's Global Infrastructure and Project Finance Group is responsible for the credit ratings of debt related to infrastructure assets mainly in the transportation, energy, and social infrastructure sectors.
The Fitch Ratings Sovereigns Group provides credit research and opinion on more than 100 countries, and assigns ratings to the foreign and local currency debt of sovereign governments that account for virtually all of sovereign international debt issuance.
Fitch Ratings has a culture which looks to aim high, and believes building strong collaborative teams is integral to growing our success. We continue to build a diverse workforce that allows us to meet more of the goals that our shareholders have set for ourselves, and over a period of time, realise our full potential as a group. The leadership team is an experienced one, and in most cases have been grown from within the business, giving them genuine insight to the challenges the organisation faces. The ambition they have for the company is infectious, and supports a more entrepreneurial approach to finding better solutions for our customers.
As our business models focuses on people’s strengths, the company is able to provide an environment where individuals can learn, grow and develop as industry experts in their respective markets. Our training is second to none, and the support you will get from your managers will allow you to meet your own personal career goals.