Fitch Ratings, Inc.
Fitch Ratings, one of the top three credit rating agencies in the world, issues ratings for thousands of banks, financial institutions, insurance companies, corporations, and governments. With dual headquarters in New York and London and about 50 offices worldwide, Fitch Ratings engages in the politically charged business of rating the debt of nations; it covers companies and governments in more than 90 nations. Fitch Ratings is part of the Fitch Group, which is a subsidiary of France-based Fimalac.
Fitch Ratings gathers and analyzes a variety of financial, industry, market, and economic information to assess creditworthiness. Divisions of Fitch Ratings include Fitch Training, a continuing education arm for credit analysis. Fitch Research is the company's online subscription service that includes access to Fitch ratings and other research tools. Fitch Group's risk management operations do business as Algorithmics.