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Moody’s Acquires Catylist, Inc., Advancing its Commercial Real Estate Capabilities NEW YORK -Tuesday 5 January 2021

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired Catylist, Inc., a provider of commercial real estate (CRE) solutions for brokers. The acquisition advances Moody’s Analytics (MA) CRE platform, substantially enhancing its coverage of property-level data...

Moody’s Announces Commitment to ‘Say on Climate’ Campaign -Tuesday 22 December 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today its affirmation of the principles outlined in the Say on Climate campaign, a sustainability-focused initiative involving disclosure of emissions, a comprehensive plan to manage those emissions, and a shareholder vote on the plan...

Moody’s Corporation Elects Lloyd W. Howell, Jr. to Board of Directors -Saturday 19 December 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody's Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that Lloyd W. Howell, Jr. has been elected to the company’s Board, effective March 15, 2021. Mr. Howell will join the Board’s Audit, Compensation & Human Resources and Governance & Nominating Committees. With the election of...

Moody’s Acquires ZM Financial Systems, Bolstering Risk Assessment Capabilities for U.S. Banks -Tuesday 8 December 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired ZM Financial Systems (ZMFS), a leading provider of risk and financial management software for the U.S. banking sector. The transaction advances Moody’s position as a leader in integrated risk assessment by...

Moody’s Announces Leadership Succession -Friday 23 October 2020

Robert Fauber Named Chief Executive Officer, Effective January 1, 2021 Raymond McDaniel, Jr. to Become Non-Executive Chairman of the Board (BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that Raymond McDaniel, Jr. will retire as President and Chief Executive Officer on...

Moody’s Purchases Acquire Media, Advancing Leadership in Counterparty Screening, Surveillance Solutions -Friday 23 October 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today the acquisition of Acquire Media (AM), an aggregator and distributor of curated real-time news, multimedia, data, and alerts, from Naviga, Inc., a leading provider of content engagement solutions for the global media industry....

Moody’s Launches Comprehensive ESG Solutions Group; Appoints Global Head -Tuesday 15 September 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) announced today the formation of an Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) Solutions Group to serve the growing global demand for ESG insights. The group leverages Moody’s data and expertise across ESG, climate risk, and sustainable...

Moody’s Acquires Stake in MARC, Strengthening Presence in Key ASEAN Market -Wednesday 12 August 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired a minority stake in Malaysian Rating Corporation Berhad (MARC), a credit rating agency serving the Malaysian domestic bond and sukuk markets. The investment strengthens Moody’s presence in Southeast Asia...

Moody’s Announces Environmental Sustainability Commitments -Wednesday 29 July 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today announced that it has established new environmental sustainability commitments and progress milestones, including plans for expanding its carbon neutrality and procuring 100% renewable electricity, as well as target goals for reducing its...

Moody’s Provides $1 Million in Funding for COVID-19 Relief -Sunday 29 March 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) today announced that it will fund a $1 million program of charitable donations and other support to help address the immediate and long-term impact of COVID-19. Moody’s will extend support to its existing philanthropic partners to help small...

Moody’s Offering Coronavirus Credit and Economic Research Free to the Public -Wednesday 11 March 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) is now offering its research and views on the credit and economic impact of the coronavirus (COVID-19) via a dedicated website, available to the public at moodys.com/coronavirus. Updated on an ongoing basis, the site brings together insights...

Moody’s Acquires RDC, a Leader in Risk and Compliance Intelligence, Data and Software -Saturday 25 January 2020

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to acquire Regulatory DataCorp (RDC), a leading provider of anti-money laundering (AML) and know-your-customer (KYC) data and due diligence services, for $700 million. The deal complements Moody’s 2017...

Moody’s to Acquire Minority Stake in SynTao Green Finance -Wednesday 30 October 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it will acquire a minority stake in SynTao Green Finance (STGF), a leading provider of environmental, social and governance (ESG) data and analytics based in and serving China. STGF provides ESG data and ratings, green...

Moody’s Names Shivani Kak as Head of Investor Relations, David Hogan as Interim Treasurer -Thursday 5 September 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE: MCO) announced today that it has named Shivani Kak as its new Head of Investor Relations and David Hogan as Interim Treasurer. Salli Schwartz, Moody’s current Global Head of Strategic Capital Management, will leave the company on September 6,...

Moody’s Highlights its Ongoing Commitment to ESG -Wednesday 31 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today highlighted recent developments underscoring its ongoing commitment to advancing environmental, social, and governance (ESG) initiatives. “Moody’s is committed to working toward a sustainable future,” said Raymond McDaniel,...

Moody’s Acquires RiskFirst, Expanding Buy-Side Analytics Capabilities -Friday 26 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired RiskFirst, a leading FinTech company providing risk analytic solutions for the asset management and pension fund communities. The acquisition positions Moody’s Analytics to extend its range of...

Moody’s Acquires Majority Stake in Four Twenty Seven, Inc., a Leader in Climate Data and Risk Analysis -Thursday 25 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has acquired a majority stake in Four Twenty Seven, Inc., a leading provider of data, intelligence, and analysis related to physical climate risks. The acquisition solidifies Moody’s commitment to promoting transparent...

Moody’s to Sell Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services Business -Wednesday 17 July 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) announced today that it has agreed to sell its Moody’s Analytics’ Knowledge Services (MAKS) business to Equistone Partners Europe Limited (Equistone), a European private equity firm. MAKS is a leader in knowledge process outsourcing...

Moody’s and Team8 Launch Joint Venture to Create a Global Cyber Risk Standard -Friday 28 June 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) and Team8, a leading cybersecurity think tank and company creation platform, announced today that they have formed a joint venture to establish a global standard for evaluating and assessing cyber risk for enterprises. The joint venture will...

Moody’s Details Global CSR Accomplishments -Tuesday 30 April 2019

(BUSINESS WIRE) -- Moody’s Corporation (NYSE:MCO) today published its annual Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) report. The report highlights initiatives underscoring Moody’s commitment to empower people with the knowledge, resources and confidence they need to create a better future for...

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