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NEWS | For Immediate Release

NEW YORK, December 12, 2012 — Moody’s Analytics, a leader in risk measurement and management, today announced that it has been ranked as the top vendor in the credit risk and organizational strength categories of the annual RiskTech100® rankings.

This is the first year Moody’s Analytics has won the organizational strength category, and the second time that Moody’s Analytics has won the credit risk category. The top rankings recognize the significant enhancements to the firm’s suite of products, including the industry-leading analytics in RiskFrontier™, its credit portfolio management and economic capital solution, as well as RiskOrigins™, RiskAnalyst™,, RiskCalc™, and CreditEdge™, advanced software and modeling solutions for credit assessment and origination at the invidiual obligor level.

Other risk management solutions considered include RiskAuthority™ and RiskConfidence™ for regulatory capital and Asset Liablity Management for banks as well as RiskIntegrity™ and B+H ESG, insurance solutions for solvency capital requirements and advanced analytics. The firm scored high marks across the board for functionality, customer satisfaction, core technology and organizational strength.

“This recognition further strengthens Moody’s Analytics position as a leading provider of regulatory compliance software and analytical risk management solutions,” said Jodi Alperstein, Managing Director of Enterprise Risk Solutions at Moody’s Analytics. “Our strong performance in the Chartis RiskTech100 rankings validates the investments we’ve made to our products and our focus on delivering a comprehensive suite of solutions that help our customers address the implications of Basel III, Solvency II, Dodd-Frank, and other regulations impacting risk management practices around the world.”

The RiskTech100 rankings, now in their seventh year, are developed using a comprehensive review of risk management systems and the application of a detailed assessment methodology. Results for this year were compiled from over 800 survey responses and more than 100 interviews with technology buyers, as well as data reviews with over 70 independent consultants.

The RiskTech100 report is available for free download at www.risktech-forum.com.

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 proprietary analyses from 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 6,700 people worldwide and has a presence in 28 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com

About Chartis Research
Chartis is the leading provider of research and analysis on the global market for risk technology. Its goal is to support enterprises as they drive business performance through better risk management, corporate governance and compliance. Chartis helps clients make informed technology and business decisions by providing in-depth analysis and actionable advice on virtually all aspects of risk technology.

RiskTech100 is a registered trademark of Chartis Research Ltd. The full report and other selected research can be obtained from www.risktech-forum.com.

Chartis Research is authorized and regulated by the Financial Services Authority (FSA) for providing investment advice - (www.chartis-research.com).

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