Issuer Ratings: Counterparty Credit Ratings
Counterparty Credit Rating evaluates of the creditworthiness of both public and private financial institutions and financial service entities -- whether or not the rated company issues in the public debt markets.
A Counterparty Credit Rating can help an organization gain the confidence of lenders and helps negotiate favorable pricing and terms:
Demonstrates financial strength to potential business partners.
Improve leverage in financial transactions.
Creates a standard that allows for peer comparisons.
Enhances debt issuance in the credit markets, giving borrowers the broadest possible placements of their debt instruments.
A Counterparty Credit Rating can help you make a difference when you want to:
Demonstrate your financial stability to a potential client seeking custodial or asset management services.
Seek a joint-venture partner.
Enhance transparency for your customers and shareholders.
Reduce your costs for letters of credit or other guarantees.
Assess your funding options or consider strategic alternatives.
Compare your creditworthiness to that of your peers.
In addition to evaluating the creditworthiness of both public and private financial institutions and financial service entities, Taiwan Ratings also rates an issuer's debt securities and other financial obligations.