Recognised credit rating agency definition

Recognised credit rating agency means the following rating agencies and include their subsidiary rating agencies in various jurisdictions:
Recognised credit rating agency means a credit rating agency as prescribed;

Related to Recognised credit rating agency

  • Credit Rating Agency means a nationally recognized credit rating agency that evaluates the financial condition of issuers of debt instruments and then assigns a rating that reflects its assessment of the issuer’s ability to make debt payments.

  • Credit Rating means, with respect to any entity, the rating then assigned to such entity’s unsecured, senior long-term debt obligations (not supported by third party credit enhancements) or if such entity does not have a rating for its senior unsecured long-term debt, then the rating then assigned to such entity as an issuer rating by S&P, Moody’s or any other rating agency agreed by the Parties as set forth in the Cover Sheet.

  • Registered Rating Agency (a) Any Rating Agency that has registered as a user of the Rule 17g-5 Information Provider’s Website; or (b) any NRSRO other than the Rating Agencies (i) that has registered as a user of the Rule 17g-5 Information Provider’s Website and (ii) with respect to which the Rule 17g-5 Information Provider has received an NRSRO Certification pursuant to Section 12.13(h) of this Agreement.

  • Other Rating Agency means each NRSRO, if any, other than Moody's or S&P then providing a rating for the VRDP Shares pursuant to the request of the Fund.

  • Swap Rating Agencies means, with respect to any date of determination, each of S&P and Moody’s, to the extent that each such rating agency is then providing a rating for any of the American Home Mortgage Investment Trust 2007-1, Mortgage-Backed Notes and Grantor Trust Certificates, Series 2007-1 (the “Certificates”) or any notes backed by the Certificates (the “Notes”).

  • Companion Loan Rating Agency With respect to any Serviced Companion Loan, any rating agency that was engaged by a participant in the securitization of such Serviced Companion Loan to assign a rating to the related Serviced Companion Loan Securities.

  • Note Rating Agency has the meaning specified in the Indenture.

  • Rating Agency or Rating Agencies S&P, Xxxxx’x and Fitch or their successors. If such agencies or their successors are no longer in existence, “Rating Agencies” shall be such nationally recognized statistical rating agencies, or other comparable Persons, designated by the Depositor, notice of which designation shall be given to the Trustee and the Servicer.

  • Substitute Rating Agency means a “nationally recognized statistical rating organization” as that term is defined in Section 3(a)(62) of the Exchange Act, selected by the Company (as certified by a resolution of the Board of Directors delivered to the Trustee) as a replacement agency for Moody’s or S&P Global Ratings, or both of them, as the case may be.

  • Rating Agency means only those rating agencies that are engaged from time to time to rate the securities issued in connection with the Securitizations of the Notes.

  • Specified Rating Agencies means each of Moody's, S&P and DBRS as long as, in each case, it has not ceased to rate the relevant series of debentures, as the case may be, or failed to make a rating of the relevant series of debentures publicly available for reasons outside of Bell Canada's control; provided that if one or more of Moody's, S&P or DBRS ceases to rate the relevant series of debentures, or fails to make a rating of the relevant series of debentures publicly available for reasons outside of Bell Canada's control, Bell Canada may select any other "designated rating organization" within the meaning of National Instrument 41-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators as a replacement agency for such one or more of them, as the case may be.

  • Fitch means Fitch Ratings, Inc., and its successors in interest.

  • Required Deposit Rating A rating on short-term unsecured debt obligations of A-1+ by Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services and P-1 by Xxxxx’x Investors Service, Inc. Any requirement that short-term unsecured debt obligations have the “Required Deposit Rating” shall mean that such short-term unsecured debt obligations have the foregoing required ratings from each of such rating agencies.

  • Acceptable Credit Rating means a minimum long term credit rating of either BBB from Standard & Poors or Baa2 from Xxxxx’x; Access Undertaking means:

  • Investment Grade Credit Rating means (i) a Credit Rating of Baa3 or higher given by Xxxxx’x, (ii) a Credit Rating of BBB- or higher given by S&P or (iii) a Credit Rating of BBB- or higher given by Fitch.

  • Nationally Recognized Rating Agency means any nationally recognized statistical rating organization identified as such by the Securities and Exchange Commission.

  • Other Rating Agency Discount Factor means the discount factors set forth in the Other Rating Agency Guidelines of each Other Rating Agency for use in calculating the Agency Discounted Value of the Company’s assets in connection with the Other Rating Agency’s rating of the MRP Shares.

  • Moody s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.

  • Required Special Servicer Rating means with respect to a special servicer (i) in the case of Fitch, a rating of “CSS3”, (ii) in the case of S&P, such special servicer is on S&P’s Select Servicer List as a U.S. Commercial Mortgage Special Servicer, (iii) in the case of Xxxxx’x, such special servicer is acting as special servicer for one or more loans included in a commercial mortgage loan securitization that was rated by Xxxxx’x within the twelve (12) month period prior to the date of determination, and Xxxxx’x has not downgraded or withdrawn the then-current rating on any class of commercial mortgage securities or placed any class of commercial mortgage securities on watch citing the continuation of such special servicer as special servicer of such commercial mortgage loans, (iv) in the case of Morningstar, such special servicer has a ranking by Morningstar equal to or higher than “MOR CS3” as a special servicer, provided that if Morningstar has not issued a ranking with respect to such special servicer, such special servicer is acting as special servicer in a commercial mortgage loan securitization that was rated by a Rating Agency within the twelve (12) month period prior to the date of determination, and Morningstar has not downgraded or withdrawn the then-current rating on any class of commercial mortgage securities or placed any class of commercial mortgage securities on watch citing the continuation of such special servicer as special servicer of such commercial mortgage securities, (v) in the case of KBRA, KBRA has not cited servicing concerns of such special servicer as the sole or material factor in any qualification, downgrade or withdrawal of the ratings (or placement on “watch status” in contemplation of a ratings downgrade or withdrawal) of securities in a transaction serviced by such special servicer prior to the time of determination, and (vi) in the case of DBRS, such special servicer is acting as special servicer in a commercial mortgage loan securitization that was rated by DBRS within the twelve (12) month period prior to the date of determination and DBRS has not downgraded or withdrawn the then-current rating on any class of commercial mortgage securities or placed any class of commercial mortgage securities on watch citing the continuation of such special servicer as special servicer of such commercial mortgage securities as a material reason for such downgrade or withdrawal.

  • DBRS means DBRS, Inc., and its successors in interest.

  • Companion Loan Rating Agency Declination As defined in the definition of “Companion Loan Rating Agency Confirmation” in this Agreement.

  • Other Rating Agency Guidelines mean the guidelines provided by each Other Rating Agency, as may be amended from time to time, in connection with the Other Rating Agency’s rating of Senior Securities.

  • Companion Loan Rating Agency Confirmation With respect to any matter involving the servicing and administration of a Serviced Companion Loan or any related REO Property as to which any Serviced Companion Loan Securities exist, confirmation in writing (which may be in electronic form) by each applicable Companion Loan Rating Agency that a proposed action, failure to act or other event so specified will not, in and of itself, result in the downgrade, withdrawal or qualification of the then-current rating assigned to any class of such Serviced Companion Loan Securities (if then rated by the Companion Loan Rating Agency); provided that upon receipt of a written waiver or other acknowledgment from the Companion Loan Rating Agency indicating its decision not to review or declining to review the matter for which the Companion Loan Rating Agency Confirmation is sought (such written notice, a “Companion Loan Rating Agency Declination”), or as otherwise provided in Section 3.30 of this Agreement, the requirement for the Companion Loan Rating Agency Confirmation from the applicable Companion Loan Rating Agency with respect to such matter shall not apply.

  • Liquidity Provider Ratings Event means the Liquidity Provider shall fail to maintain at any time short-term debt ratings in one of the two highest ratings categories from the Requisite NRSROs or, if applicable, such other short-term debt ratings as may be required for the VRDP Shares to satisfy the eligibility criteria under Rule 2a-7 under the 1940 Act.

  • Rating means the operating limits as specified by the component manufacturer.

  • Required Ratings [Ratings] Closing Date, Location and Time: ___________ ___, 20___; offices of Cadwalader, Wickersham & Taft, LLP, New Xxxx, Xxx Yorx; 00:00 a.m. New York City time. Purchase Price for the Offered Certificates: Percent of Initial Aggregate Class Principal Balance ----- ---------------------------- Class A % Classes B-1, B-2 and B-3 % In each case, ax xxxxxxd and sold pursuant to this Terms Agreement, plus accrued interest, if applicable, thereon. Notwithstanding any other provision of the above-referenced Underwriting Agreement, all references to the Registration Statement in the Underwriting Agreement shall be with reference to File No. _________. Subject to the terms and conditions and in reliance upon the representations and warranties set forth in the above-referenced Underwriting Agreement (which is incorporated herein in its entirety and made a part hereof) as supplemented by this Terms Agreement, the Seller agrees to sell to the Underwriter, and the Underwriter agrees to purchase from the Seller, the Offered Certificates. The Underwriter has been retained solely to act as underwriter in connection with the sale of the Offered Certificates to investors (including the establishment of the price of the Offered Certificates to investors), and no fiduciary, advisory or agency relationship between Seller and the Underwriter has been created in respect of any of the transactions contemplated by this Terms Agreement, irrespective of whether the Underwriter has advised or is advising Seller on other matters. * * * If the foregoing is in accordance with your understanding of our agreement, please sign and return to the undersigned a counterpart hereof, whereupon this letter and your acceptance shall represent a binding agreement by and among the Seller, Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. and the Underwriter. Very truly yours, WELLS FARGO ASSET SECURITIES XORPORATION By: -------------------------------------- Name: Title: WELLS FARGO BANK, N.A. By: -------------------------------------- Name: Title: The foregoing Terms Agreement is hereby confirmed and accepted as of the date first above written. BEAR, STEARNS & CO. INC. By: -------------------------------------- Xxxx: Title: Exhibit B SUPPLEMENTAL INFORMATION With respect to any investor, "Supplemental Information" means any of the following types of information, to the extent omitted from the Issuer Free Writing Prospectus: