Moody's Corporation (NYSE: MCO) is an essential component of the global capital markets, providing credit ratings, research, tools and analysis that contribute to transparent and integrated financial markets. Moody’s Corporation is comprised of Moody’s Investors Service, which provides credit ratings and related research, and Moody’s Analytics, which encompasses the growing array of Moody's non-ratings businesses.
Moody’s Investors Service offers credit ratings and research to help investors analyze the credit risks associated with fixed-income securities. Such independent credit ratings and research contribute to efficiencies in fixed-income markets by providing credible and independent assessments of credit risk.
Moody’s Analytics provides research data and analytic tools for assessing credit risk, and publishes market-leading credit opinions, deal research and commentary.
Moody’s Corporation, which reported revenue of $1.8 billion in 2008, employs approximately 3,900 people worldwide and maintains a presence in 31 countries. Further information is available at www.moodys.com.