Infomerics Rating gets RBI nod as full-service rating company
Rating company Infomerics Rating has received the approval from Reserve Bank of India to work as full service rating firm.
[ClickPress, Thu Jun 22 2017] Rating company Infomerics Rating has received the approval from Reserve Bank of India to work as full service rating firm.
RBI's accredition enables Infomerics’ ratings of bank loans and/or bank facilities to be recognised for capital allocation under Basel norms.
"Banks may use the ratings of the Infomerics Valuation and Rating Pvt Ltd for the purpose of risk weighting their claims for capital adequacy purposes," RBI said in a note.
Infomerics Rating has been rating various money market & capital market instruments and carrying out issuer ratings for the last two years.
It has now joined Care Ratings, Crisil, ICRA, India Ratings, Brickwork Ratings and SMERA as the full-service firm.
RBI said that the short and long term ratings issued by these domestic credit rating agencies have been mapped to the appropriate risk weights applicable as per the standardised approach under the Basel II framework.