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Is Brexit Driving Major Regional Credit Differences in UK SMEs?

The Brexit vote has had a major impact on the credit quality of British industry over the past three years. […]


Default Rate Forecast 2023/24: US Speculative Grade Borrowers and US Leveraged Loans

Default rates for US Speculative Grade bonds and Leveraged Loans are rising and expected to peak in Q2 2024. This whitepaper examines projected credit default rates for US issuers based on credit consensus data from global banks.


Trade Credit Risk and Supply Chains: The Post-Pandemic Landscape

Supply chains and trade credit are now critical in a post-COVID world. With disruption the new status quo, trade volumes are likely to fluctuate in the coming months. Though technology is helping to create more flexible supply chains. there is a long way to go to repair the damage from COVID. It is more important than ever for businesses to understand the end-to-end credit risk of their supply chains. This whitepaper demonstrates how credit consensus ratings provide part of the solution.


UK SME Credit Risk in Flood Zones

Download Report Increased Flooding in the UK This month has been one of the wettest Februarys on record and the […]


Mapping UK SME Credit Quality

Download PDF As Britain edges closer towards a proposed Brexit date of 31st October, the Office for Budget Responsibility has released the […]

Read more... China, US Corporates Feeling Trade Tensions

The G20 meeting in Osaka at the end of June brought a clutch of positive developments in the trade war […]


Global Credit Chartbook

Download Chartbook Political and economic factors have driven some major changes in credit over the last year. Trade disputes, geopolitical […]


Bank-Sourced Estimates Pass The Observed Default Rate Test

Bank-sourced data provides a broad cross section of forward looking default risk estimates.  This dataset now also includes sufficient history […]


Credit Risk Post Brexit: UK On The Decline, But Could There Be Optimism For Continental Europe?

In this latest brief from the Credit Benchmark Research Team, our analysts delve into post-Brexit vote views of credit risk […]


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Credit Benchmark brings together internal credit risk views from over 40 leading global financial institutions. The contributions are anonymized, aggregated, and published in the form of consensus ratings and aggregate analytics to provide an independent, real-world perspective of credit risk. Risk and investment professionals at banks, insurance companies, asset managers and other financial firms use the data for insights into the unrated, monitoring and alerting within their portfolios, benchmarking, assessing and analyzing trends, and fulfilling regulatory requirements and capital.