NEWS | For Immediate Release

HONG KONG, September 30, 2013 — Moody's Analytics (Moody's) — a division of Moody's Corporation — is pleased to announce that it has been selected by The Development Bank of the Philippines (DBP) as a strategic partner in implementing a rigorous eLearning training and simulation program for the bank's commercial lending staff. 

"It is a great privilege for us to partner with such a venerable policy bank in helping to raise competency levels across the organization," says Ari Lehavi, Head of Moody's Analytics' Training and Certification Division. "The bank's commitment to fostering a culture of risk awareness and competence is commendable and in line with best practice among leading institutions worldwide."

By deploying Moody's online training and simulations solutions, DBP seeks to ensure that its credit officers are better able to serve the needs of customers with a deeper understanding of their financial needs and risk profile. In the process, the bank expects to sharpen credit decisions and enhance its overall risk management infrastructure. 

Moody's Commercial Lending eLearning curriculum is uniquely designed to ensure that credit practitioners can apply their acquired knowledge and skills in real life scenarios. The program contains lessons and simulations that help lenders master the competencies required to make sound and informed credit decisions.

This training partnership between Moody's and DBP represents a deepening of an ongoing collaboration between the two companies; DBP currently utilizes Moody's Analytics Enterprise Risk Solutions. The partnership further builds upon Moody's position in Asia as the leading provider of credit risk training solutions and risk management systems to the region's financial institutions. 

Please also visit https://www.dbp.ph/news.php for additional details.

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, training, 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 $2.7 billion in 2012, employs approximately 7,000 people worldwide, and has a presence in 29 countries. More information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com and www.moodystraining.com 

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