Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 27 countries. Macquarie employs approximately 13,500 people and has assets under managem
Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global provider of banking, financial, advisory, investment and funds management services. Macquarie’s main business focus is making returns by providing a diversified range of services to clients. Macquarie acts on behalf of institutional, corporate and retail clients and counterparties around the world. Founded in 1969, Macquarie operates in more than 70 office locations in 27 countries. Macquarie employs approximately 13,500 people and has assets under management of more than $377 billion (as of September 30, 2016).
Credit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies. As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse is able to offer clients its expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management from a single source. Credit Suisse provides specialist advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high net worth private clients worldwide, and also to retai
Credit Suisse AG is one of the world's leading financial services providers and is part of the Credit Suisse group of companies. As an integrated bank, Credit Suisse is able to offer clients its expertise in the areas of private banking, investment banking and asset management from a single source. Credit Suisse provides specialist advisory services, comprehensive solutions and innovative products to companies, institutional clients and high net worth private clients worldwide, and also to retail clients in Switzerland. Credit Suisse is headquartered in Zurich and operates in over 50 countries worldwide. The group employs approximately 47,690 people. The registered shares (CSGN) of Credit Suisse's parent company, Credit Suisse Group AG, are listed in Switzerland and, in the form of American Depositary Shares (CS), in New York. Further information about Credit Suisse can be found at www.credit-suisse.com.
Moody's Investors Service is a leading provider of credit ratings, research, and risk analysis. Moody's commitment and expertise contributes to transparent and integrated financial markets, and the firm's ratings and analysis track debt covering approximately 120 sovereign nations, 11,000 corporate issuers, 21,000 public finance issuers, and 72,000 structured finance obligations.
Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC is a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (NRSRO) that has earned a reputation for innovation and excellence. Our goal is to help institutional investors identify and understand credit risk. Our analytical approach stresses transparency of the ratings process, strong fundamental credit analysis, and comprehensive investor-focused reporting that provides a concise Morningstar perspective on credit risk. Our ratings business currently covers commerc
Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC is a nationally recognized statistical rating organization (NRSRO) that has earned a reputation for innovation and excellence. Our goal is to help institutional investors identify and understand credit risk. Our analytical approach stresses transparency of the ratings process, strong fundamental credit analysis, and comprehensive investor-focused reporting that provides a concise Morningstar perspective on credit risk.
Our ratings business currently covers commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS), residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS), agency credit risk transfer securities (CRT), single-family rental securities (SFR), asset-backed securities (ABS), collateralized loan obligations (CLO), corporate and financial institution ratings and real estate investment trusts (REIT).
Morningstar’s mission is to create great products that help investors. We accomplish this by providing unbiased and trustworthy credit ratings and credit risk analysis.
How We Help Investors
Morningstar’s credit analysis helps investors make better-informed investment decisions. Our analysis is based on a thorough understanding of critical risk factors which allows our analysts to develop clear and concise opinions that focus investors on the credit risks that truly matter.
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Our knowledgeable analytical staff, investor relations team, and business development staff provides investors and issuers with comprehensive credit analysis, unprecedented responsiveness, and the highest level of customer service. We also provide investors with access to research and analytical services, data, and technology solutions.
Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC is a subsidiary of Morningstar, Inc. (NASDAQ: MORN), a leading provider of independent investment research in North America, Europe, Australia, and Asia.
S&P Global Ratings, a division of S&P Global Inc. (NYSE: SPGI), is a leading provider of credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. With more than 1.1 million credit ratings outstanding, approximately 1,400 credit analysts and a presence in 28 countries, we offer a unique combination of global coverage and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about r
S&P Global Ratings, a division of S&P Global Inc. (NYSE: SPGI), is a leading provider of credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. With more than 1.1 million credit ratings outstanding, approximately 1,400 credit analysts and a presence in 28 countries, we offer a unique combination of global coverage and local insight. We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide. Learn more at spglobal.com/ratings.
T-REX’s mission is to make complex capital markets more liquid through enhanced transparency and efficiency. T-REX is the financial and risk analytics platform for complex asset classes, including PACE and solar: increasing standardization, efficiency, and transparency. Through its enterprise SaaS platform, T-REX unlocks hundreds of billions of dollars currently seeking investment through modules that combine analysis across assets, loans, bonds, and other capital structures. Before T-REX, the
T-REX’s mission is to make complex capital markets more liquid through enhanced transparency and efficiency. T-REX is the financial and risk analytics platform for complex asset classes, including PACE and solar: increasing standardization, efficiency, and transparency. Through its enterprise SaaS platform, T-REX unlocks hundreds of billions of dollars currently seeking investment through modules that combine analysis across assets, loans, bonds, and other capital structures. Before T-REX, the value of the assets was opaque, non-standard, and manually evaluated one asset at a time. With T-REX, industry participants can now efficiently invest in, securitize, and manage portfolios of assets with complete transparency.
DZ BANK's Structured Finance Asset Securitization (SFA) offers lender finance, structured asset and accounts receivable financing for a wide variety of clients and asset types, including energy efficiency, equipment leasing/lending, insurance premium finance, PACE, pre-settlement funding, small/mid-ticket business loans, residential solar loans, structured settlements, tax liens, time share receivables, and trade receivables/asset-based lending. SFA targets companies in niche markets often overl
DZ BANK's Structured Finance Asset Securitization (SFA) offers lender finance, structured asset and accounts receivable financing for a wide variety of clients and asset types, including energy efficiency, equipment leasing/lending, insurance premium finance, PACE, pre-settlement funding, small/mid-ticket business loans, residential solar loans, structured settlements, tax liens, time share receivables, and trade receivables/asset-based lending. SFA targets companies in niche markets often overlooked by larger financial institutions; it uses its ability to dedicate resources to "one-off" transactions with companies that need a reliable source of financing. Utilizing securitization techniques, SFA enables non-rated companies to enter the capital markets and become eligible for financing based on the quality of a company's receivables portfolio. Clients are typically below investment grade or non-rated originators of receivables with relatively predictable cash flows (based upon their operating history) who look for financing to promote long-term growth. When contemplating the structure of a transaction, emphasis is placed on the client's portfolio performance history (i.e. delinquencies, defaults, underwriting criteria, etc.), its ability to underwrite and service a portfolio of receivables and the reputation and experience of its senior management. SFA offers revolving lines of credit through its asset-backed commercial paper program, Autobahn Funding Company, LLC and term note securitizations placed through DZ BANK's broker dealer, DZ Financial Markets LLC. DZ BANK's clients benefit from SFA's in-depth knowledge of receivables-based lending and capital markets. Additionally, SFA provides extensive post-closing relationship management in order to accommodate a client's often dynamic business environment. In contrast to most other financial institutions, all aspects of the transaction and customer relationship are managed within one team. SFA is committed to differentiating itself from other asset-backed finance groups by providing innovative, non-traditional, value-added transactions to its clients.
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA®) is the driving force behind solar energy and is building a strong solar industry to power America through advocacy and education. As the national trade association in the U.S., we represent all organizations that promote, manufacture, install and support the development of solar energy. SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthen
The Solar Energy Industries Association (SEIA®) is the driving force behind solar energy and is building a strong solar industry to power America through advocacy and education. As the national trade association in the U.S., we represent all organizations that promote, manufacture, install and support the development of solar energy.
SEIA works with its 1,000 member companies to champion the use of clean, affordable solar in America by expanding markets, removing market barriers, strengthening the industry and educating the public on the benefits of solar energy.
SEIA’s finance activities include the C&I working group designed to open that sector for broad solar deployment and incorporate development of standard contracts, commercial real estate outreach and C-PACE education and clarification; and the Solar Energy Finance Advisory Council (SEFAC) designed to open tax equity and debt investment capital to scale the industry. Please reach out to Mike Mendelsohn (email@example.com) for more information.
Our mission is to promote Property Assessed Clean Energy (PACE) financing by providing leadership and support for a growing universe of PACE market participants.
The Renewable Thermal Alliance (RTA) is a private – public partnership established to develop the infrastructure for large-scale deployment of renewable heating and cooling. Renewable thermal end-uses accounted for respectively 70 percent and 44 percent of energy delivered to residential and commercial customers in 2013 (EIA AEO 2015). Renewable thermal can replace heating and cooling based on fossil fuels and electricity and provide an essential contribution to states’
The Renewable Thermal Alliance (RTA) is a private – public partnership established to develop the infrastructure for large-scale deployment of renewable heating and cooling.
Renewable thermal end-uses accounted for respectively 70 percent and 44 percent of energy delivered to residential and commercial customers in 2013 (EIA AEO 2015). Renewable thermal can replace heating and cooling based on fossil fuels and electricity and provide an essential contribution to states’ climate ambitions.
The RTA is based on the notion that
• the thermal market is regional rather than state bound,
• viable business models add value,
• standardization and harmonization will drive volume, and
• financing models are central to leverage private capital and capital market solutions.
The RTA engages a broad range of stakeholders including regional governments, green banks, industry associations, contractors, investors and other commercial firms. The RTA allows for different level of engagement.
The RTA takes a capital markets’ approach to cultivating a long-term viable market for renewable heating and cooling. Leveraging private capital, securitization and potential for issuing Green Bonds are seen as essential to bringing the deployment to scale.
The RTA was initiated by Yale University, NYSERDA and CT Green Bank to organize the renewable thermal sector regionally and nationally.
The SunSpec Alliance is a trade alliance of more than 70 solar and storage distributed energy industry participants, together pursuing information standards to enable “plug & play” system interoperability. SunSpec standards address operational aspects of solar PV power and energy storage plants on the smart grid—including residential, commercial, and utility-scale systems—thus reducing cost, promoting technology innovation, and accelerating industry growth.
Securitization professionals rely on each weekly issue of Asset-Backed Alert for its hard-to-get news and statistics on asset-backed and mortgage-backed securitization activities throughout the world. The newsletter's coverage takes a forward-looking approach, routinely tipping off subscribers to emerging risks and opportunities in securitization. To start your free-trial subscription, call 201-659-1700 or visit www.ABAlert.com.
BarclayHedge is a leading independent, research based provider of information services to the alternative investment industry. Founded in 1985, no other firm has been in the alternative investment database business for as long as we have. Barclay began publishing fund data for CTAs and hedge funds in 1989 and currently maintains data on more than 12,000 alternative investment vehicles. BarclayHedge provides access to its hedge fund, fund of funds, and managed futures databases to thousands
BarclayHedge is a leading independent, research based provider of information services to the alternative investment industry. Founded in 1985, no other firm has been in the alternative investment database business for as long as we have. Barclay began publishing fund data for CTAs and hedge funds in 1989 and currently maintains data on more than 12,000 alternative investment vehicles. BarclayHedge provides access to its hedge fund, fund of funds, and managed futures databases to thousands of investors worldwide in Excel, Access, and formats compatible with most third party analysis packages. Barclay’s 18 hedge fund indices, 10 managed futures indices, and 7 UCITS indices are universally recognized as alternative investment performance benchmarks and are utilized by investment professionals around the globe.
Markets are turbulent and rapidly changing. Bloomberg BRIEF newsletters deliver the latest news, market data, and expert commentary from the world's most trusted economists and analysts.
CleanTechIQ is the one-stop source for actionable news and intelligence for investors and innovators focused on clean technology and sustainable ventures. Our news articles cover: industry trends, start-ups, venture investments, industry deals, fund news, scientific breakthroughs, limited partner activity, policy, corporate sustainability and much more.
GlobalCapital is a leading news, opinion and data service for people and institutions using and working in the international capital markets. It provides you with clearly-voiced, lively coverage of key markets based on the comments of those who work in them, together with a wealth of transaction data and archive material. Whether you wish to pick up the pulse of your market, to research in detail an issuer, intermediary or asset class in a particular sector, or to check out how your instit
GlobalCapital is a leading news, opinion and data service for people and institutions using and working in the international capital markets. It provides you with clearly-voiced, lively coverage of key markets based on the comments of those who work in them, together with a wealth of transaction data and archive material. Whether you wish to pick up the pulse of your market, to research in detail an issuer, intermediary or asset class in a particular sector, or to check out how your institution is performing relative to its peers, our service is for you.
GlobalCapital descends directly from EuroWeek (“the voice of the markets”), which has been covering new issues in primary markets for 26 years. Joining the platform are also several key capital markets publications from the Euromoney Institutional Investor Group: Asiamoney, Total Securitization and Derivatives Week. GlobalCapital also sees the introduction of a brand new service on the internationalisation of the RMB. The combination of these elements on state-of-the-art new web technology provides a device-neutral, flexible global news and data service where relevant related articles and data are a click away.
GlobalCapital.com delivers daily services dedicated to the following key market sectors: FIG/Bank Finance including Covered Bonds, Corporate Bonds, Syndicated Loans, Equity, Leveraged Finance, Global Emerging Markets, Securitization and Offshore RMB. The service comes with sector specific priced deals data sets, league tables, deal pipelines and people moves, and also has a dedicated Asia filter.
SolarPro is a technical trade publication distributed to more than 20,000 professionals working in the North American solar market. Our community includes system designers, engineers, project managers, integrators, installers, equipment manufacturers, product wholesalers, and business owners and executives. SolarPro's mission is to speed the deployment of solar generation in North America through industry-leading coverage of best practices for utility, commercial and residential system desi
SolarPro is a technical trade publication distributed to more than 20,000 professionals working in the North American solar market. Our community includes system designers, engineers, project managers, integrators, installers, equipment manufacturers, product wholesalers, and business owners and executives.
SolarPro's mission is to speed the deployment of solar generation in North America through industry-leading coverage of best practices for utility, commercial and residential system design and deployment. We are backed by more than 25 years of solar technology publishing experience that began in 1987 with the launch of our sister publication, Home Power.
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- Monitoring use of our Sites
Where, as part of our Site services, we enable you to post information or materials on our Site, we may access and monitor any information which you upload or input, including in any password-protected sections. Subject to any necessary consents, we also monitor and/or record the different Sites you visit and actions taken on those Sites, e.g. content viewed or searched for. If you are a registered user (e.g. a subscriber or taking a trial), when you log on, this places a cookie on your machine. This enables your access to content and services that are not publicly available. Once you are logged on, the actions you take - for example, viewing an article - will be recorded (subject to any necessary consents). We may use technology or a service provider to do this for us. This information may be used for one or more of the following purposes:
- to fulfil our obligations to you;
- to improve the efficiency, quality and design of our Sites and services;
- to see which articles, features and services are most read and used
- to track compliance with our terms and conditions of use, e.g. to ensure that you are acting within the scope of your user licence;
- for marketing purposes (subject to your rights to opt-in and opt-out of receiving certain marketing communications) - see paragraph 3 below;
- for advertising purposes, although the information used for these purposes does not identify you personally. Please see paragraph 5 below for more details;
- to protect or comply with our legal rights and obligations; and
- to enable our journalists to contact and interact with you online in connection with any content you may post to our Sites.
Please see paragraph 5 below for more information on cookies and similar technologies and a link to a page where you can turn them on or off.
Some of your personal data collected under paragraphs 1 and 2 above may be used by us and/or our other group companies and third party service
providers to contact you by email, fax, telephone and/or post for sending information or promotional material on our products and/or services and/or
those of our other group companies.
We give you the opportunity to opt-out of receiving marketing communications and will in certain circumstances need to obtain your consent before sending such communications to you. Further detail can be found on the applicable Site and in each marketing communication sent by us, our group companies or service providers. See also "Consents and opt-outs" section below.
- Trading in Personal Data:
Some of your personal data may be collected and processed with the intention of selling it to other organisations, but this will not be done unless you have given your consent (separately to this privacy statement).
- Cookies and similar technologies
Cookies are pieces of information which include a unique reference code that a website transfers to your device to store and sometimes track information about you. A number of cookies we use last only for the duration of your web session and expire when you close your browser. Other cookies are used to remember you when you return to the Site and will last for longer. Cookies cannot be used to run programs or deliver viruses to your computer. They are uniquely assigned to you and can only be read by a Web server in the domain that issued the cookie.
- remember that you have used the Site before; this means we can identify the number of unique visitors we receive to different parts of the Site. This allows us to make sure we have enough capacity for the number of users that we get and make sure that the Site runs fast enough;
- remember your login session so you can move from one page to another within the Site;
- store your preferences or your user name and password so that you do not need to input these every time you visit the Site;
- customise elements of the layout and/or content of the pages of Site for you;
- record activity on our Sites so that we understand how you use our Sites enabling us to better tailor our content, services and marketing to your needs;
- collect statistical information about how you use the Site so that we can improve the Site; and
- gather information about the pages on the Site that you visit, and also other information about other websites that you visit, so as to place you in a “market segment”. This information is only collected by reference to the IP address that you are using, but does include information about the county and city you are in, together with the name of your internet service provider. This information is then used to place interest-based advertisements on the Site which it is believed will be relevant to your market segment. For more information about this type of interest based advertising, and about how to turn this feature off please visit www.youronlinechoices.co.uk. (Please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org if you have any queries about cookies)
Some of the cookies used by our Sites are set by us, and some are set by third parties who are delivering services (such as interest based advertising directed at your market segment) on our behalf.
To see a list of the cookies and similar technologies used on this Site and instructions on how to turn them on and off click here. (Please email us at email@example.com if you have any queries about cookies)
Most web browsers automatically accept cookies but, if you prefer, you can change your browser to prevent that or to notify you each time a cookie is set. You can also learn more about cookies in general by visiting www.allaboutcookies.org which includes additional useful information on cookies and how to block cookies using different types of browser. Please note however, that by blocking, deleting or turning off cookies used on the Site you may not be able to take full advantage of the Site.
Email tracking: So that we can better understand our users' needs, we track responses to our emails - for example, to see which links are the
most popular in newsletters, and to log and follow up responses to our marketing messages. To do this, we use pixel GIFs, also known as "pixel tags" - these are
small image files that are placed within the body of our email messages. They enable us to tell if a message has been opened and to track click-throughs on links
within the message.
Any other purposes for which Euromoney wishes to use your personal data will be notified to you and your personal data will not be used for any such purpose without obtaining your prior consent.
Consents and opt-outs
You can give your consent to or opt out of particular uses of your data as indicated above by:
- Indicating at the point on the relevant Site where personal data is collected;
- Informing us by email, post or phone; or
- Updating your preferences on the applicable Site;
For turning cookies and similar technologies on and off, see the information in paragraph 5 above.
Information collected at one Site may be shared between Euromoney Institutional Investor plc, Institutional Investor Inc. and other group companies for the purposes listed above.
Your personal data may also be sold to other companies in the form of lists and directories, but only after permission from you in accordance with the provisions above.
We may also disclose your personal data to other third parties, including, without limitation, professional advisers, or governmental or State institutions or regulatory authorities, where necessary in order to exercise or defend legal rights or where required by law.
We may transfer, sell or assign any of the information described in this policy to third parties as a result of a sale, merger, consolidation, change of control, transfer of assets or reorganisation of our business.
Public forums, message boards and blogs
Some of our Sites make message boards, blogs or other facilities for user generated content available and users can participate in these facilities. Any information that is disclosed in these areas becomes public information and you should always be careful when deciding to disclose your personal information.
Transfers outside the EEA
Services on the Internet are accessible globally so collection and transmission of personal data is not always limited to one country. Euromoney Institutional Investor plc may transfer your personal data, for the purposes listed above, to other group companies, service providers or other third parties which may be located in countries outside the European Economic Area, whose laws may not give the level of protection to personal data as within the UK. This will include transfers to Institutional Investor Inc. in the US (and Institutional Investor Inc. will collect some data directly from you, in relation to the Sites which it operates) and to third parties who provide us with email and marketing services. Where we conduct any transfers we will take all steps reasonably necessary to ensure that your data is treated securely and in accordance with this Privacy Statement.
Confidentiality and Security of Your Personal Data
We are committed to keeping the data you provide us secure and will take reasonable precautions to protect your personal data from loss, misuse or alteration.
The transmission of information via the internet is not completely secure. Although we will do our best to protect your personal data, we cannot guarantee the security of your data transmitted to our Site; any transmission is at your own risk. Once we have received your information, we will use strict procedures and security features described above to try to prevent unauthorised access.
We have implemented information security policies, rules and technical measures to protect the personal data that we have under our control from:
- unauthorised access
- improper use or disclosure
- unauthorised modification
- unlawful destruction or accidental loss
All our employees, contractors and data processors (i.e. those who process your personal data on our behalf, for the purposes listed above), who have access to, and are associated with the processing of your personal data, are obliged to keep the information confidential and not use it for any other purpose than to carry out the services they are performing for us.
We also give you the option of using a secure transmission method to send us personal data identifiers, such as credit card details and bank account number.
How to Access, Update and Erase your Personal Information
- Postal mail to this address: Data Protection Officer, Euromoney Institutional Investor plc, Nestor House, Playhouse Yard, London EC4V 5EX, UK
- Telephone: +44 (0)20 7779 8600
- Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Upon request, we will provide you with a readable copy of the personal data which we keep about you. We may require proof of your identity and may charge a small fee (not exceeding the statutory maximum fee that can be charged) to cover administration and postage.
Euromoney allows you to challenge the data that we hold about you and, where appropriate in accordance with applicable laws, you may have your personal information:
- rectified or amended
Changes to this Privacy Statement
We will occasionally update this Privacy Statement to reflect new legislation or industry practice, group company changes and customer feedback. We encourage you to review this Privacy Statement periodically to be informed of how we are protecting your personal data.
This Privacy Statement was last updated in April 2012.
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