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    Moody's Analytics Launches Moody's CreditView: An Innovative Solution For Credit Professionals

    NEWS | For Immediate Release

     Streamlines access to ratings research, default studies, market signals, and credit ratios

    NEW YORK, October 12, 2011 (BUSINESS WIRE) – Moody’s Analytics, a global leader in risk management solutions, today announced Moody’s CreditView, an innovative solution that offers credit professionals a comprehensive, consolidated and streamlined view of credit information. With Moody’s CreditView, credit professionals can easily access a broad perspective on credit including credit fundamentals, market signals and quantitative insight.

    “Credit professionals rely on Moody’s Analytics to provide best-in-class credit risk measures to quickly and accurately evaluate risk in their portfolios,” said Daniel Russell, Executive Director, Moody’s Analytics. “Moody’s CreditView delivers a fresh approach by allowing credit professionals the ability to quickly and easily construct an independent view of credit risk. Moody’s CreditView empowers customers to leverage our content and expertise in the way that works best for them.”

    Moody’s CreditView is based on extensive research conducted by Moody’s Analytics into the real-world needs of credit professionals. By presenting information in an easy-to-scan and navigate format through a single view, it reduces the need to consult multiple platforms throughout the day. Clients can also easily navigate deeply into research, data, and analytics as they construct their view of risk.

    Moody’s CreditView features four main components:

    • Moody's Investors Service ratings, methodologies, and recent issuer and industry research in a                        simplified view. Also included are rating rationales, outlooks, and factors that could cause the                          rating to change.
    • Market signals from Moody’s Analytics, including Market Implied Ratings (MIR®) and EDF™                          (Expected Default Frequency) credit measures.
    • Financial and credit ratios, including analyst-adjusted data and best-in-class analytics that                              provide additional transparency and insight into Moody's ratings.
    • Monthly default reports from Moody’s Analytics, built on default and credit quality statistics, at                      the industry and regional level.

    At launch, Moody’s CreditView covers the corporate finance, financial institutions, insurance and sovereign sectors. Public finance and structured finance coverage will be added later.

    For more information about Moody’s CreditView, visit: www.moodysanalytics.com/CreditView.

    Moody’s Analytics helps capital markets and risk management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. By providing leading-edge software, advisory services and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody’s Investors Service, Moody’s Analytics integrates and customizes its offerings to address specific business challenges. Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO), which reported revenue of $2 billion in 2010, employs approximately 4,500 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 26 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com.