For more than 150 years, Standard & Poor’s Ratings Services (S&P), a leading credit rating agency, has helped our clients, investors and other market participants make better informed investment decisions using our independent research and benchmarks. We publish more than a million credit ratings that express our opinion about the ability and willingness of an issuer (such as a company or government) to meet its financial obligations in full and on time. Our team totals more than 3,000 employees in 25 offices around the world and includes more than 1,400 analysts, managers, and economists continually assessing variables that affect creditworthiness.
At S&P our aim is to be the leading provider of global credit benchmarks and research across industries, asset classes and geographies that investors, businesses and markets use to foster economic development and growth around the world. We meet this need by providing high-quality, independent analytical information in the form of credit ratings, research and thought leadership to the financial marketplace. We continuously review, update and refine our processes to deliver what our clients need. – less