Select Committee on Treasury Written Evidence


Annex 1

SUMMARY OF MOODY'S GLOBAL PUBLIC RATINGS BY RATING CATEGORY AND BY SECTOR

RATINGS AS AT 01/01/07


Sovereign & Subsovereign
Corporates
Financial Institutions
Issuer level
Amount
%
Amount
%
Amount
%

CountAaa
58
26
40
1
89
4
Other investment grade
119
53
1,540
44
2,015
88
Speculative grade
46
21
1,919
55
188
8
Total
223
100
3,499
100
2,292
100
Aaa
7,496,513
41
134,111
3
3,995,976
37
OriginalOther investment grade
9,934,707
55
3,222,974
63
6,434,874
60
Face Value*Speculative grade
719,772
4
1,724,502
34
294,376
3
Total
18,150,991
100
5,081,587
100
10,725,226
100
  
  

Corporates
Financial Institutions
Structured finance
Security level
Amount
%
Amount
%
Amount
%

CountAaa
1,067
5
44,492
48
46,276
51
Other investment grade
12,863
66
45,243
49
37,461
41
Speculative grade
5,602
29
2,517
3
7,297
8
Total
19,532
100
92,252
100
91,034
100
Aaa
185,586
4
4,897,983
46
8,084,619
85
OriginalOther investment grade
3,238,946
64
5,565,493
52
1,307,901
14
Face Value*Speculative grade
1,657,055
33
261,749
2
134,118
1
Total
5,081,587
100
10,725,226
100
9,526,638
100

* Original Face Value of Long-Term Bonds & Loans Outstanding (USD Mil). For structured finance securities, original face value overstates, by perhaps 60%, the total amount outstanding due to amortization and prepayments of principal.






 
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