Sovereign Credit Analysis

  • Description:

    The seminar enables the participants to deepen their expertise about sovereign credit risk and thoroughly apply the rating agencyu2019s methodologies and modus operandi. The three-day-seminar discusses a broad variety of rating agenciesu2019 criteria for sovereign obligors and supranational agencies. Through detailed case studies the participants analyse how Standard & Pooru2019s applies its own methodologies, and which questions remain unanswered in public rating reports. The seminar will also touch on other rating agenciesu2019 methodologies in order to identify general trends on specific entitiesu2019 rating factors and qualitative adjustments. Further participants will comprehend to read between the lines in rating reports and be able to form their own opinion about credit risk of specific sovereigns of their interest.

  • Objectives:


  • Audience:

    Any professional who wishes to understand the credit analysis of sovereign entities.

  • Prior Knowledge:

    Familiarity with using public sector national accounts.


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