Items Tagged with 'Morningstar Credit Ratings'

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  • Morningstar to acquire DBRS in $669 million deal

    Two of the largest credit ratings agencies join forces
    Morningstar Credit Ratings announced today that it has entered into an agreement to acquire DBRS – the fourth-largest credit ratings agency in the world – in a $669 million deal. Combined, the two companies will become one of the largest ratings agencies for U.S. mortgage bonds. Click the headline for the full story.
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  • Morningstar expands funds rating system

    Ratings company launches Quantitative Rating
    Investment research provider Morningstar announced Monday the expansion of its fund ratings system with the launch of Morningstar Quantitative Rating, which uses a machine-learning model to rate six times more funds than are rated by Morningstar analysts in the U.S.
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  • Morningstar Credit Ratings names Brian Grow president

    Previously served as the managing director of residential mortgage-backed securities and asset-backed securities
    Morningstar Inc., the parent company of Morningstar Credit Ratings, announced this week that Brian Grow has been named president of the credit rating agency. He will now oversee the day-to-day operations of Morningstar’s credit ratings business.
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  • Clayton Holdings becomes first Morningstar-rated 'deal agent' for mortgage bonds

    Increased oversight of private-label deals could spur market
    Earlier this year, several of the "biggest bond funds on Wall Street" released a proposal to include an additional layer of oversight and protection on private-label mortgage bonds as part of an effort to jumpstart the languishing private mortgage market. Now, Morningstar Credit Ratings is helping to move the concept forward by issuing it first "deal agent" ranking.
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  • From HW Magazine

    SWBC Lending Solutions delivers compliant vendor services

    Recent Morningstar rating underscores performance-driven culture
    “SWBC Lending Solutions’ organization benefits from a comprehensive quality control- and performance-driven culture arising from a solid training regimen, comprehensive and client-specific policies and procedures, internal performance monitoring and reporting, and proactive vendor-management protocols,” Morningstar noted in its ranking.
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  • eMortgage Logic becomes Morningstar-rated asset valuation vendor

    Receives ‘MOR RV1’ vendor ranking
    eMortgage Logic, a provider of residential real property valuations, data and analytics, received a residential vendor ranking from Morningstar Credit Ratings. According to a release from Morningstar, the ratings agency assigned a ‘MOR RV1’ residential vendor ranking to eMortgage Logic as a residential vendor in the asset valuation market.
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