Essays about: "credit ratings"

Showing result 1 - 5 of 81 essays containing the words credit ratings.

  1. 1. How to Differentiate the Difference - A quantitative study on the determinants of discrepancies between expected and actual credit ratings in insurance companies

    University essay from Göteborgs universitet/Graduate School

    Author : Gustav Hellman; Henrik Walldén Persson; [2020-07-01]
    Keywords : Expected ratings; credit ratings; financial strength; discrepancy; earnings management; embedded value; IFRS; life insurers;

    Abstract : MSc in Accounting and Financial Management.... READ MORE

  2. 2. Estimation of Loss Given Default Distributions for Non-Performing Loans Using Zero-and-One Inflated Beta Regression Type Models

    University essay from KTH/Matematisk statistik; KTH/Matematisk statistik

    Author : Carolina Ljung; Maria Svedberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Loss Given Default; Non-Performing Loans; Internal Ratings Based Approach; Basel Accords; Zero-and-One Inflated Beta Regression; Bayesian Inference; Förlust vid fallissemang; Icke-presterande lån; Intern riskklassificeringsmetod; Basel; Utvidgad betaregression; Bayesiansk inferens;

    Abstract : This thesis investigates three different techniques for estimating loss given default of non-performing consumer loans. This is a contribution to a credit risk evaluation model compliant with the regulations stipulated by the Basel Accords, regulating the capital requirements of European financial institutions. READ MORE

  3. 3. How much new information does a credit rating announcement convey to the financial markets? : A comparison before and after the 2008 global financial crisis

    University essay from Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS); Linnéuniversitetet/Institutionen för nationalekonomi och statistik (NS)

    Author : Simon Otterberg; August Zetterberg; [2020]
    Keywords : Event study; finance; credit rating; credit rating agency; information content; stock market;

    Abstract : Background: The credit rating agencies have been heavily contested and criticized. In addition to this, other informational sources may potentially deliver the information that the CRA is intended to provide. This may have changed their role in reducing information asymmetry in the financial market. READ MORE

  4. 4. The Effect of Credit Rating Announcements

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Företagsekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Elisabeth Ekstedt; Hampus Hammarstrand; [2019]
    Keywords : Credit ratings; Abnormal returns; Event study; Financial crisis; Market comparison.; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : The purpose of this study is to further deepen the knowledge surrounding credit rating announcements and their impact on companies’ stock prices. Furthermore, the authors want to investigate whether the potential impacts differ between the US market and the European market, as well as previous to the financial crisis compared to post the financial crisis of 2007- 2009. READ MORE

  5. 5. Understanding Credit Ratings and their Drivers: An Empirical Study of U.S.-based Corporations

    University essay from Lunds universitet/Nationalekonomiska institutionen

    Author : Simon Törnmalm; [2019]
    Keywords : Credit ratings; drivers; credit rating agencies; targeting credit ratings; Business and Economics;

    Abstract : This text sets out to examine what the general quantitative drivers of corporate credit ratings are. The result from an OLS regression identifies the following drivers: sales, the size of EBITDA in relation to debt, profitability, and interest coverage. When comparing the ratings from the agencies on a stand-alone basis, there are some differences. READ MORE