Rating Advisory

Rating Advisory

Rating Advisory combines global and local experience on rating model development, model implementations, and model validations.

“The risk practitioner’s approach: we bridge business, risk and finance”

Strategic opportunities:

  • advanced counterparty risk assessment;
  • risk management enabling business;
  • risk-adjusted return on sales;
  • reduction of credit losses, and supplier risk;
  • improved working capital;
  • Basel II & III compliance;
  • IFRS 9 debtor impairment;
  • loan pricing, and arm’s length intercompany loan pricing.


  • The global EAGLE corporate rating model, developed in partnership with Bureau van Dijk, provides in-depth credit risk assessments of SMEs, large corporates and multinationals globally. For more information on Eagle, click here.
  • The FALCON tool scores on riskiness out of a database of 150 million companies.
  • Credit rating reports, including peer and scenario analyses: assessment of debtors and creditors, or an entity with its own rating to be used for financing purposes.
  • The Zanders SRP Model, designed for ‘arm’s length’ subsidiary intercompany ratings and loan pricing.
  • Country-specific, industry scoring models, detecting forward-looking industry-specific trends and outlooks.

Rating advisory services:

  • Validation and review of credit rating models (PD, EAD and LGD), conclusions and recommendations for improvements.
  • Validation and review of retail scoring models (PD, EAD and LGD), conclusions and recommendations for improvements.
  • Advisory and implementation of customized models for rating SMEs, start-ups, trade and commodity finance, project finance, banks, etc.
  • Analysis and reporting on ‘arm’s length’ intercompany rating and loan pricing.
  • Credit rating policies, FX risk, setting up PD scales, model override policies, credit limit setting, and portfolio management dashboards.
  • For companies aiming to obtain a public rating from a rating agency: pre-rating advice and support on the procedure towards.


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Evert de VriesGerbert van Grootheest
Neem contact op met Evert de Vries of Gerbert van Grootheest voor meer informatie over Rating Advisory.