Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency. We provide the world's markets with independent, timely and prospective credit opinions and analysis.
Founded in 1913, Fitch introduced the now familiar "AAA" to "D" ratings scale to meet the growing demand for independent analysis of financial securities. The Fitch ratings scale, coupled with in-depth analysis by a staff of investment experts, quickly became recognized as the benchmark by which the financial community based fixed-income investment decisions.
Fitch Ratings has grown rapidly during the past decade gaining market presence throughout the world and across all fixed income markets. We now have dual-headquarters in New York and London, operating offices and joint ventures in 49 locations and covering entities in more than 100 countries.
Fitch Ratings is a leading global rating agency committed to providing the world’s credit markets with independent, timely and prospective credit opinions. Built on a foundation of organic growth and strategic acquisitions, Fitch Ratings has grown rapidly during the past decade, gaining market presence throughout the world and across all fixed income markets.
Transparency, responsiveness, perspective, and integrity are fundamental to everything we do. From the ratings we issue, to our world-leading research, to our advanced products and services, we’ve modelled our business on forward-thinking attitudes, an investor-first orientation and a service culture.
FitchRatings currently maintains coverage of 3,100 financial institutions, including 1,600 banks and 1,400 insurance companies. Finance & leasing companies and broker-dealers make up the remainder of the company’s financial institution coverage universe. Additionally, Fitch currently rates over 1,200 corporate issuers and 89 sovereigns, and maintains surveillance on over 45,000 municipal transactions.
The company currently has over 8,600 structured finance transactions under surveillance, including 4,000 RMBS pools, 440 CMBS, 1,600 ABS, and 600 CDOs. Additionally, Fitch maintains surveillance on over 1,200 European structured finance transactions and 200 Asian structured finance transactions.
People are our greatest asset and are the cornerstone of our business. That’s why we place high importance on integrity and objectivity, and rely heavily on the diverse skills and
backgrounds of our people to deliver solid credit opinions.
Fostering a work environment that inspires open communication and teamwork, analytical groups from multiple sectors, industries and regions work closely together.
We recognize the importance of career advancement and as such ensure that all members of the Fitch Ratings team
have the opportunity to develop and grow professionally. We provide a challenging and rewarding career path in a teamoriented environment for all stages of career development. We employ a variety of in-house, external and on-line training to accommodate all schedules and learning styles at Fitch Ratings. The training provided is designed to enhance employees’ technical expertise as well as improve
their personal development. We are firmly committed to sponsoring ongoing professional development through
professional certifications and qualifications including the CFA, ACA and CQF.
Fitch is an equal opportunity employer who employs people across the full spectrum of society. Fitch works hard to create a workplace with an emphasis on inclusion, innovation and merit. By valuing diversity and equality in our workplace, we believe it adds strength to our business.