Credit ratings are integral analytical tools that investors and risk managers rely on to assess and monitor the credit strength of investments and counterparties. As the official desktop source of S&P Global Ratings, our solutions deliver timely updates of ratings actions and provide access to S&P Global Ratings' rich rating data sets, allowing you to research, chart, and analyze credit performance and trends across industries, companies, and securities across the globe.
S&P Global Ratings has issued credit ratings across the world's debt instruments and issuers since the early 1900s. With over a century of rating experience, research and proven methodologies, S&P Global Ratings’ nearly 1,400 analysts worldwide provide independent and objective credit opinions with local perspective within a global context. The current rating portfolio monitors the performance of more than 78,000 securities across over 9,000 companies; 13,000 instruments from 575 sovereign-related entities; and over 689,000 U.S. Public Finance debt issues as well as 59,000 structured finance tranches, representing $48 trillion in rated debt globally.
Historical data for global issuers and structured finance is available dating back to 1922, and public finance data is available from 2008 onwards.