Moody's Investors Service

Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets, protecting the integrity of credit. Our ratings and analysis track debt covering more than:

  • 130 countries
    11,000 corporate issuers
    21,000 public finance issuers
    76,000 structured finance obligations



Credit ratings and research help investors analyze the credit risks associated with fixed-income securities. Such independent credit ratings and research also contribute to efficiencies in fixed-income markets and other obligations, such as insurance policies and derivative transactions, by providing credible and independent assessments of credit risk.



Moody’s default studies validate our predictive ratings. Our published research and investor briefings draw thousands of attendees each year and keep investors current with the rationale underlying our credit opinions. 

Government of Estonia: Estonia issues first bond in 18 years, easing liquidity risks amid fiscal challenges

Crisis-mitigation measures, automatic stabilisers such as unemployment benefits and a decline in revenue will increase the deficit to 9.9% of GDP this year from near balance in 2019.

Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft: Update following confirmation of ratings at A3

Update on credit considerations for Volkswagen AG following the confirmation of ratings at A3 with negative outlook.

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A.

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. Global Credit Research- 05 Jun 2020. Paris, June 05, 2020-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Invitalia S.p.A.

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Invitalia S.p.A. Global Credit Research- 05 Jun 2020. Paris, June 05, 2020-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Invitalia S.p.A. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

Moody's assigns Aaa to Henrico County, VA's general obligation bonds 2020A&B; outlook stable

Rating Action: Moody's assigns Aaa to Henrico County, VA's general obligation bonds 2020 A&B; outlook stable. Global Credit Research- 05 Jun 2020. New York, June 05, 2020-- Moody's Investors Service has assigned a Aaa rating to Henrico County, VA's $100 million General Obligation Public Improvement Bonds, Series 2020 A and $15 million General Obligation Public Improvement Refunding Bonds, Series 2020 B. Moody's maintains the Aaa rating on the county's outstanding parity general...

Government of Estonia: Estonia issues first bond in 18 years, easing liquidity risks amid fiscal challenges

Crisis-mitigation measures, automatic stabilisers such as unemployment benefits and a decline in revenue will increase the deficit to 9.9% of GDP this year from near balance in 2019.

Volkswagen Aktiengesellschaft: Update following confirmation of ratings at A3

Update on credit considerations for Volkswagen AG following the confirmation of ratings at A3 with negative outlook.

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A.

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. Global Credit Research- 05 Jun 2020. Paris, June 05, 2020-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Cassa Depositi e Prestiti S.p.A. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Invitalia S.p.A.

Announcement of Periodic Review: Moody's announces completion of a periodic review of ratings of Invitalia S.p.A. Global Credit Research- 05 Jun 2020. Paris, June 05, 2020-- Moody's Investors Service has completed a periodic review of the ratings of Invitalia S.p.A. and other ratings that are associated with the same analytical unit.

Moody's assigns Aaa to Henrico County, VA's general obligation bonds 2020A&B; outlook stable

Rating Action: Moody's assigns Aaa to Henrico County, VA's general obligation bonds 2020 A&B; outlook stable. Global Credit Research- 05 Jun 2020. New York, June 05, 2020-- Moody's Investors Service has assigned a Aaa rating to Henrico County, VA's $100 million General Obligation Public Improvement Bonds, Series 2020 A and $15 million General Obligation Public Improvement Refunding Bonds, Series 2020 B. Moody's maintains the Aaa rating on the county's outstanding parity general...

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