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KBRA Releases Securities Firm Rating Methodology

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Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) announces the release of its methodology for rating securities firms. The scope of this methodology extends from institutions focused on specific areas of the securities market to full service firms encompassing wealth management, securities underwriting, brokerage, advisory, trading and lending activities.

The rating determinants include both qualitative and quantitative factors. KBRA typically assigns a higher overall weight to qualitative factors given the importance of competitive position, strategy, daily risk management, and operating environment to the assessment of ongoing risk. After analyzing rating determinants, KBRA may adjust the final ratings based on external considerations such as ownership and/or the jurisdictions in which a firm operates.

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About KBRA and KBRA Europe

KBRA is a full service credit rating agency registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an NRSRO. In addition, KBRA is recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners as a Credit Rating Provider and a certified Credit Rating Agency (CRA) by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited is registered with ESMA as a CRA.

Joe Scott, 646-731-2438
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Managing Director
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Senior Managing Director

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