Moody’s De Mexico SA De CV: Best Credit Rating Agency Mexico 2019

Alberto Jones Tamayo, Lilia Lopez, Carlos Diaz de la Garza

Moody’s Investors Service ranks as one of the world’s top three credit rating agencies, and is a household name synonymous with credible credit ratings, research and risk analysis expertise. Moody’s has continued to strengthen its presence in Mexico, employing a team of dedicated local analysts to monitor local credit trends and produce forward-looking, independent and transparent opinions. Moody’s de Mexico publishes ratings on the country’s corporate sector, financial institutions, local governments, insurance and investment companies, public projects, and structured finance providers. With more than 7001 published ratings available, Moody’s de Mexico provides local insights that are broadly used by market participants worldwide. The regional subsidiary operates under the umbrella of the Moody’s Corporation, a global enterprise with a revenue of $4.4bn and a presence in 42 countries. Moody’s derives its leading global position in large part from the thoroughness of its research and the transparency of its opinions. Worldwide, the company monitors financial instruments worth trillions – a status it uses to advocate for better ESG standards. Understanding and measuring ESG factors is crucial for conscientious investing, and recent acquisitions at Moody’s underscore its commitment to the industry. Moody’s acquired a majority stake in Vigeo Eiris, a company specializing in ESG research and assessments. For the second year running, the judging panel felt that the company deserves recognition. The panel declares Moody’s de Mexico SA De CV as the winner of the 2019 award for Best Credit Rating Agency (Mexico).