Fitch Recovery Ratings: An important risk analysis tool for investors

April 2006
Investment Dealers' Digest;4/24/2006, Vol. 72 Issue 16, preceding p1
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The article discusses the Recovery Ratings framework created by credit rating agency Fitch Ratings Inc. The framework measures recovery expectations apart from and in conjunction with the traditional focus on probability of result. The ratings are subdivided into three categories namely issuer default, recovery, and issue rating. The recovery ratings are rolled out in U.S. corporations rated B and below.


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