NEWS | For Immediate Release

NEW YORK, December 14, 2011 — Moody’s Analytics, a leader in risk measurement and management, has been named best Basel III solution provider by the readers of Risk magazine. Also named a top risk management vendor, Moody’s Analytics came in first in the Basel III, regulatory capital calculation and regulatory compliance and reporting categories. The recognition of Moody’s Analytics was part of the 2011 Risk Technology Rankings, an industry-respected award where the winners are chosen by the readers of Risk magazine, a financial risk management publication with a circulation of more than 6,000 print and 33,000 web readers.

“We are honored that the readers of Risk magazine have recognized Moody’s Analytics as the best Basel III solution provider,” said Robert Dutcher, Senior Director, Moody’s Analytics. “Our clients are facing increased pressure from regulators and looking for assistance from us. To meet this demand, we have invested heavily in our advisory and consulting services as well as in engineering to build a world-class Basel III capital calculation and reporting solution.”

To help financial institutions comply with Basel III, Moody’s Analytics launched RiskAuthority, its next-generation Basel III solution. Developed specifically for banks, credit institutions and clearing houses, RiskAuthority’s integrated risk platform helps financial institutions comply with regulations by centralizing Basel III capital and liquidity risk data. RiskAuthority calculates regulatory capital, leverage and liquidity ratios and displays the results in a flexible and intuitive manner.

Moody’s Analytics also provides a wide range of integrated risk management products, including a comprehensive regulatory capital management and reporting solution for insurance companies. The solution helps insurers calculate their solvency capital requirement and comply with Solvency II regulatory reporting requirements.

The winners of the 2011 Risk Technology Rankings will be featured in the December 2011 edition of Risk and on the Risk web site: www.risk.net.

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

About Moody’s Analytics
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 4,700 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 27 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com

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