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December 2016

Market-leading risk professionals are using advanced data analytics to inform sound risk management decisions. Benchmark data can help financial institutions and corporations achieve a more holistic view of credit risk across multiple industries and regions.

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August 2018 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

Private firm default rates have declined steadily during the past five years. At 1.4%, the rolling 12-month default rate is down 74% from its September 2009 peak of 5.2%. This trend has been driven primarily by a decline in the charge-off rate, now at its lowest level in ten years. In addition, the percentage of borrowers in non-accrual status has decreased 56% since September 2009. The number of borrowers rated “Substandard” has seen a steady increase since the first quarter of 2016, above pre-crisis levels, reflecting banks' cautious lending practices.

August 2018 Pdf Irina Korablev, Lin Moon, Stephanie Yu
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Applications of Alternative Data in Credit Decisioning

In this webinar, a panel of research and data scientist experts across Moody's Analytics discuss social data in probability of default modeling, closed and open data for location scoring, and text analytics for credit risk.

April 2018 Pdf Eric Bao, Irina Korablev, Rama Sankisa, Dr. Janet Zhao
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Applications of Alternative Data in Credit Decisioning

With an immense amount of available data generated worldwide within the last two years, the next evolution of banking analytics will include information from a variety of open and closed sources.

April 2018 WebPage Eric Bao, Irina Korablev, Rama Sankisa, Dr. Janet Zhao
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November 2017 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

Private firm default rates have declined steadily during the past five years. At 1.5%, the rolling 12-month default rate is down 73% from its September 2009 peak of 5.3%. This trend has been driven primarily by a decline in the charge-off rate, now at its lowest level in the past ten years. In addition, the rate of borrowers in non-accrual status has decreased 53% since September 2009. Banks downgraded 17% of borrowers on their internal rating scales during the past year, compared to 15% in 2016.

November 2017 Pdf Lin Moon, Stephanie Yu, Irina Korablev
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Leveraging Industry Data for CECL Compliance Presentation Slides

In this presentation, Irina Korablev, Senior Director and Deniz Tudor, Director will discuss various tools that can capture economic, loan-level, and cohort-level data across several asset classes, which can be used for forecasting credit losses and benchmarking internal models.

August 2017 Pdf Dr. Deniz Tudor, Irina Korablev
Webinar-on-Demand

Leveraging Industry Data for CECL Compliance

In this webinar, Irina Korablev, Senior Director and Deniz Tudor, Director will discuss various tools that can capture economic, loan-level, and cohort-level data across several asset classes, which can be used for forecasting credit losses and benchmarking internal models.

August 2017 WebPage Dr. Deniz Tudor, Irina Korablev
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May 2017 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

Report highlights include: Private firm default rates have declined steadily during the past five years. At 1.5%, the rolling 12-month default rate is down 73% from its September 2009 peak of 5.3%. This trend has been driven primarily by a decline in the charge-off rate, now at its lowest level in the past ten years. Banks downgraded 16% of borrowers on their internal rating scales during the past year, compared to 14% in 2015. Among the ten states showcasing the largest change in EDF levels during the past ten years, Oklahoma and New Mexico experienced significant increases.

May 2017 Pdf Stephanie Yu, Irina Korablev, Stafford Perkins, Lin Moon
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The Power of Credit Risk Benchmarking

Analyzing internal and publicly available financial data alongside supplemental data through a visualization tool enhances credit risk management practices for risk professionals.

January 2017 Pdf Grace Wang
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October 2016 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

This semiannual report examines credit risk in the otherwise opaque U.S. private firm credit market. At 1.5%, the rolling 12-month default rate is down 73% from its September 2009 peak of 5.3%. This trend has been driven primarily by a decline in the charge-off rate, now at its lowest level in the past ten years. In addition, the rate of borrowers in non-accrual status has decreased 53% since September 2009. The number of borrowers rated “Substandard” has seen a steady increase since the first quarter of 2015, rising above pre-crisis levels, reflecting banks' cautious lending practices

October 2016 Pdf Irina Korablev, Stafford Perkins
Webinar-on-Demand

Exposing Actionable Insights in Credit Risk Management

Institutions are transforming their analytic capabilities to move beyond static reports that explain what happened in the past, to more modern analytics that can explain why an event occurred and what is likely to happen in the future.

October 2016 WebPage Mehna Raissi, Grace Wang, Paul Van Siclen
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May 2016 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

This semiannual report examines credit risk in the otherwise opaque U.S. private firm credit market. We report trends in four different areas of risk measurement: realized defaults, internal bank ratings, financial statement-based information, and model-based risk estimates. We derive the statistics in this report from Moody's Analytics Credit Research Database (CRD®).

April 2016 Pdf Stephanie Yu, Irina Korablev, Stafford Perkins
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Data Visualization in Credit Risk Management: A Snapshot

In order to thrive in today’s competitive environment, financial institutions are adapting to rapidly changing business demands and regulatory requirements and finding new ways to transform their data into business insights and opportunities. Data visualization is an emerging trend in credit risk management.

December 2015 WebPage Mehna Raissi, Grace Wang
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May 2015 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

This semiannual report examines credit risk in the otherwise opaque U.S. private firm credit market. We report trends in 4 different areas of risk measurement.

May 2015 Pdf Stephanie Yu, Brian Waldman, Irina Korablev, Stafford Perkins, Dr. Douglas Dwyer
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October 2014 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

This semiannual report examines credit risk in the otherwise opaque U.S. private firm credit market. We report trends in four different areas of risk measurement: realized defaults, internal bank ratings, financial statement-based information, and model-based risk estimates.

November 2014 Pdf Stephanie Yu, Irina Korablev, Stafford Perkins
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May 2014 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

In this edition of our semiannual report we will examine the decline of private firm default rates over the past four years, the decrease of the number of borrowers rated "Substandard" among other credit risk topics in the US private form credit market.

May 2014 Pdf Stephanie Yu, Irina Korablev, Stafford Perkins
Webinar-on-Demand

Preparing for the 2014 EBA Stress Test - Best Practices for Regulatory Stress Testing & Capital Modeling

This Moody's Analytics and PRMIA webinar-on-demand provides an overview of EU stress testing regulatory requirements and the Moody's Analytics capabilities and solutions that will help you meet them.

April 2014 WebPage Cayetano Gea-Carrasco, Stephen Clarke, Andy Condurache
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Bank Failure Case Study: Bank of Cyprus PLC

In this report, we demonstrate the performance of the RiskCalc™ Banks v4.0 model on government bailout banks. To demonstrate the use of the RiskCalc Banks v4.0 model, we look at the 1-year Credit Cycle Adjusted (CCA) EDF of the Bank of Cyprus, beginning January 2008. RiskCalc produces a default probability combining bank-specific financial statement information and forward-looking banking-sector-wide equity market information.

November 2013 Pdf Yanruo Wang, Clara Bernard, Irina Korablev
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October 2013 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

This semiannual report examines credit risk in the otherwise opaque U.S. private firm credit market. We report trends in four different areas of risk measurement: realized defaults, internal bank ratings, financial statement-based information, and model-based risk estimates. We derive the statistics in this report from Moody's Analytics CRD™ (Credit Research Database).

October 2013 Pdf Shivansh Gulwadi, Irina Korablev, Stafford Perkins, Dr. Douglas Dwyer
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May 2013 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

This semiannual report examines credit risk in the otherwise opaque US private firm credit market. We report trends in four different areas of risk measurement: realized defaults, internal bank ratings, financial statement-based information, and model-based risk estimates. We derive the statistics in this report from Moody's Analytics Credit Research Database® (CRD).

May 2013 Pdf Bryce Bewley, Irina Korablev, Stafford Perkins, Dr. Douglas Dwyer, Dhivya Madhavan
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October 2012 U.S. Middle Market Risk Report

This semiannual report examines credit risk in the otherwise opaque US private firm credit market. We report trends in four different types of risk measures: actual defaults, internal bank ratings, financial statement-based information, and model-based risk estimates. The statistics in this report are derived from Moody's Analytics Credit Research Database® (CRD).

October 2012 Pdf Bryce Bewley, Dhivya Madhavan, Irina Korablev, Stafford Perkins, Dr. Douglas Dwyer
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Private US Bank Default Report: Excel Bank (Sedalia, MO)

On October 19, 2012, Excel Bank (Sedalia, MO) was closed by the Missouri Division of Finance, and the FDIC was named Receiver.

October 2012 Pdf Irina Korablev, Yu Jiang
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Validating the Public EDF™ Model Performance during the Credit Crisis

In this paper, we validate the performance of the Moody's KMV EDF™ (Expected Default Frequency) model during the recent credit crisis. We analyze the model performance during the past two years, and compare this performance to the model's longer history (1996-2006).

June 2009 Pdf Irina Korablev
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Valuation of Corporate Loans: A Credit Migration Approach

Banks and investors in loan assets have always had difficulty obtaining an unbiased and consistent value for the assets they hold. With the growth of liquidity in the loan market, the demand for a valuation method that can be consistently applied has been growing. However, the problems of loan valuation are complex. In large part this is because of the existence of embedded options and contractual conditions that can significantly affect the value of a loan. In this paper, we present the Moody's KMV methodology for valuing corporate loans, taking into account both embedded options and credit state contingent cash flows. We have found that our valuation and risk measurement methodologies compare extremely well to quotes from the secondary loan market, making their use in broad portfolios with limited secondary market prices both feasible and valuable.

January 2008 Pdf Deepak Agrawal, Dr. Douglas Dwyer, Irina Korablev