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    Moody's Analytics further invests in Credit Risk Training for Southeast Asian Markets

    NEWS | For Immediate Release

    HONG KONG, April 30, 2015 — Moody's Analytics, a leader in risk measurement and management, has expanded investment in its eLearning training and certification programs in banking, credit and risk management for financial services professionals in Southeast Asia.

    The programs, now available in Bahasa, Thai and Vietnamese, help standardize best practices in credit risk management as the region's financial services industry matures.

    "Training should be a core part of a bank's strategic agenda because of its importance for risk management and performance enhancement, as well as regulators' increased focus on this area of a bank's operations," said Ari Lehavi, Executive Director and Head of Moody's Training & Certification Division at the Asian Banker Conference in Hong Kong this month, where he spoke on risk culture transformation. "Banks in established and developing markets have to be transparent and rigorous about their competence, risk judgment and investment in risk management training."

    The eLearning programs leverage Moody's Analytics' training courses on consumer, small business, commercial and corporate banking credit risk to meet the local needs of Indonesian, Thai and Vietnamese markets. The programs, such as that in commercial credit and small business banking, have been tailored to reflect local practices, products and risk appetites to support the development of a strong risk management culture and improve financial risk skills.

    Moody's Analytics offers more than 200 open-enrollment online and classroom courses on finance, lending and credit risk management that are customizable to local markets and organizations. The curricula, hosted by Moody's Analytics or delivered on a custom client learning management system, are available in multiple languages and address both US and international accounting and regulatory standards.

    For more information on Moody's Analytics' Financial Services Training & Certification in Southeast Asia, Alan Blair, Director at Moody's Analytics, at alan.blair@moodys.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 $3.3 billion in 2014, employs approximately 9,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 33 countries. Further information is available at www.moodysanalytics.com.