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Assess the impact of new initiatives on creditworthiness with a forward-looking, confidential assessment.

The decision to take on a major capital program, manage debt capacity, change an operating structure or vary the mix of security types issued can potentially have significant credit consequences.

Our Rating Evaluation Service (RES), a tool for rated or unrated entities, provides a forward-looking, confidential assessment of the potential credit impact of your proposed strategic initiatives before you implement them. You provide us with the hypothetical scenarios you are considering and we'll provide you with timely feedback on each scenario you present.

The RES is not a credit rating, nor is it a consulting or advisory service.


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Gain valuable insight before you act. Our Rating Evaluation Service (RES) gives you a confidential, written assessment of the potential credit impact of your hypothetical securitization initiatives.


Rating Evaluation Service has been used to gauge the potential ratings implications of important initiatives such as:

  • Mergers and acquisitions
  • Asset or line-of-business divestitures
  • Capital plan alternatives and/or additional debt being contemplated
  • Funding and liquidity mix restructurings
  • Recapitalizations (including senior and subordinated debt)
  • Creation of new holding and subsidiary company structures
  • Risk-shedding and capital-relief transactions (securitizations, hybrids, derivatives, and reinsurance)
  • New financing techniques, such as a commercial paper program
  • Pre-packaged or pre-emergence bankruptcy alternatives


RES in Action

About RES

Watch our short video to learn how a Rating Evaluation Service is typically used to evaluate the impact of restructurings, mergers & acquisitions, divestitures, or material changes in debt or capital structure.

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