Fitch Ratings is a global rating agency that provides credit markets with independent and prospective opinions, research and data. With more than 50 office locations, the company covers capital markets in over 150 countries. Fitch Ratings, a part of the Fitch Group, serves investors, issuers and bankers. Its sister company, Fitch Solutions, acts as a distribution channel and provides data and analytics services. The Fitch Group is a majority-owned subsidiary of Fimalac, a Paris-based company. The parent company s subsidiary, Algorithmics, is one of the world s leading providers of enterprise risk management solutions.