NEWS | For Immediate Release

NEW YORK, August 16, 2012— Moody’s Analytics, a leader in risk measurement and management, has been selected by Risk Magazine as one its leading Firms of the Future.

Moody’s Analytics was recognized in Risk’s 25th anniversary issue, for which the magazine selected organizations that will be most influential in the financial markets over the next five years. Among the selections were eight technology providers that have created solutions to help banks meet new regulation requirements and are providing powerful, cost-effective technologies.

The Risk 25 Firms of the Future are those companies Risk feels will be most influential in risk management and derivatives markets over the next five years. In choosing Moody’s Analytics, Risk noted that the company has steadily built on its foundations in credit risk management to create a broad portfolio of risk analytical and management capabilities. Among other things, Moody’s Analytics has become a leading provider of regulatory compliance software and analytics, Risk added.

“This award underscores our commitment to providing firms with the infrastructure they need to implement world-class risk management systems,” said Jodi Alperstein, Managing Director of Enterprise Risk Solutions at Moody’s Analytics. “By investing heavily in a number of complementary solutions that address the implications of Basel III, Solvency II, Dodd-Frank, stress testing, capital planning and balance sheet forecasting, we have provided our clients with enterprise-level solutions that consider all aspects of an institution’s capital and liquidity landscape.”

Moody’s Analytics award-winning Basel III solution, RiskAuthority™, helps financial institutions comply with local and global Basel I, II and III requirements by consolidating and reporting regulatory measures of credit risk, market risk, operational risk and liquidity risk.

Moody’s Analytics also offers a comprehensive suite of stress testing solutions to help financial institutions meet regulatory requirements and imrove strategic planning. At the core is Scenario Analyzer™, integrated software that allows users to create custom scenarios or embed Moody’s Analytics baseline and alternative macroeconomic scenarios to measure the impact of changing market conditions at the enterprise level or on single portfolios. Scenario Analyzer enables banks to implement an automated, repeatable and auditable stress testing process for both regulatory and strategic planning.

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 $2.3 billion in 2011, employs approximately 6,500 people worldwide and has a presence in 28 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com

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