TSI Partner

DBRS Ratings Limited

20 Fenchurch Street
31st Floor
London, EC3M 3BY
United Kingdom

Ansprechpartner

Detlef Scholz DBRS Ratings Limited

Detlef Scholz
Head of Europe

Telefon: +44 (20) 7855 6641
E-Mail: DScholzemail@webdbrs.com

Christian Aufsatz DBRS

Christian Aufsatz
Senior Vice President, Global CMBS, Global Structured Finance

Telefon: +44 (20) 7855 6664
E-Mail: CAufsatzemail@webdbrs.com

Gordon Kerr DBRS Ratings Limited

Gordon Kerr
Senior Vice President, Head of EU Research, Global Structured Finance

Telefon: +44 (20) 7855 6667
E-Mail: GKerremail@webdbrs.com

 

Company profile (specialisation within securitisation environment)

Formed in 1976, DBRS is a globally recognized provider of timely credit rating opinions that offer insight and transparency across a broad range of financial institutions, corporate entities, government bodies and various structured finance product groups in North America, Europe, Australasia and South America.

DBRS rates more than 1,000 different companies and single-purpose vehicles that issue commercial paper, term debt and preferred shares in the global capital markets.

DBRS helps create greater transparency in the market by providing investors with tools to make informed investment decisions. DBRS analysts focus on serving investors first and maintaining regular dialogue with local and international investors. DBRS provides investors with detailed surveillance reports, in-depth company reports, industry studies, commentaries and peer group assessments, available through dbrs.com. DBRS also provides data-feed services and to ensure full transparency, our website includes access to our code of conduct, key rating methodologies and policies, and rating default and transition studies.

Our independence and proven track record in rating predictability provides fixed income investors with a valuable independent opinion that represents a key tool in evaluating investment decisions.

Built from a strong base in Canada, DBRS has built a reputation as one of the top rating agencies in structured finance. We support our strong coverage with ongoing thought leadership research and methodology development within the sector.

Headquartered in Toronto, DBRS has global office locations in New York, Chicago, Mexico City and London.

Description of the company's activities in the field of securitisation and securitisation-like asset based finance instruments

Since its entry into Europe, DBRS has rated most of the major asset classes, including RMBS, ABS, structured credit, and covered bonds. In particular, DBRS has a strong presence within the German market through its extensive coverage of the auto ABS sector. DBRS also rates trade finance and aircraft leasing and continues to expand its coverage and explore new asset classes.