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Our dynamic consensus data enhances your risk intelligence

We aggregate the views of thousands of institutional credit analysts to create new, unique consensus data and analytics

Use Cases:

Counterparty Risk Management
Credit Risk Management
Securities Finance
Supply Chain Risk & Trade Credit Insurance
Fund Management
Regulation, RWA & Capital
Accounts Payable & Receivable
Point-in-Time (PIT) Impairments
Onboarding, KYC & Relationship Management

Credit Consensus Ratings

Credit Consensus Ratings provide a unique measure of creditworthiness on 50,000+ counterparts and borrowers across emerging and developed markets, based on inputs from 40+ leading global financial institutions. 75% of the entities covered are otherwise unrated, providing a new, unique perspective of risk and liquidity.

Credit Consensus Ratings are supplemented by descriptive analytics that provide insights into the underlying credit views that make up the consensus.

The Watch List helps with portfolio monitoring, leveraging Credit Consensus Ratings and descriptive analytics to provide insights into entities that are experiencing credit deterioration.

Counterparty Risk Management Software
Monthly data-driven credit alerts on counterparties and industries

Aggregate Analytics

Aggregate Analytics are macro-level risk indicators that offer the ability to compare credit trends and distributions across 105 countries, 300 industries and 75 sectors.

Hundreds of trend-tracking, forward-looking Aggregates are available, reflecting Credit Benchmark’s expanding universe of 800,000+ contributed credit risk observations from the world’s leading financial institutions. They provide insights into the real-world risk views of the world’s most experienced risk takers.

Credit Risk Aggregate Analytics App
Aggregate 12 month forward-looking indicators

LGD Data

Credit Benchmark also collects and aggregates Senior Unsecured Loss Given Default (LGD) views from leading global financial institutions and produces consensus analytics from these contributed views at both entity and sector aggregate levels. Credit Benchmark’s consensus LGD data is particularly valuable to market participants looking to fine-tune and compare their own internal loss experience or views to Credit Benchmark.

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Consensus LGD views across entities, sectors and geographies

How Are Clients Using Credit Benchmark's Data and Analytics?

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Counterparty Risk Management

Improve your counterparty risk management with actionable insights into your counterparties’ creditworthiness. Use the data to focus on the counterparts that matter most to you, so you can spot risks earlier. Conduct Know Your Counterparty (KYC) and Operational Due Diligence (ODD) quickly and cost-efficiently with unrivalled coverage.

Risk Allocation

Investment & Allocation Process

Asset managers and hedge funds need to constantly generate new, better, smarter insights in a resource- and cost-efficient way. The unique data and analytics can help you focus your attention where and when it matters most.

Risk Regulatory Compliance

Regulatory Compliance

Productive and positive regulatory interactions and compliance require strong data and analytic foundations. Consensus credit data can address data gaps, aid in identifying areas that require attention and support compliance processes. In addition, those subject to new IFRS9 and CECL accounting standards can benefit from relevant, sophisticated forecast inputs provided by point-in-time analytics.

Securities Finance

Use cases for the data across the Securities Finance industry range from ‘Peer to Peer’ to Agency Lending Disclosure; from transaction pricing to KYC. All participants, including Beneficial Owners, Lending Agents, Broker Dealers, Prime Brokers, and Hedge Funds, can apply the data to bring benefits including revenue growth, regulatory compliance, reduction in costs, RWA optimization and risk management.

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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.