CRIF Ratings, a CRIF company, is a credit rating agency authorized to assign ratings to non-financial companies based in the European Union in the form of debt instrument ratings and issuer ratings.
The agency is subject to supervision by the ESMA (European Securities and Markets Authority), the authority that contributes to safeguarding the stability of the European Union's financial system. CRIF Ratings is a member of EACRA, the European Association of Credit Rating Agencies.
CRIF Ratings has been recognized as an ECAI (External Credit Assessment Institution) in accordance with European Regulation 575/2013 and the Directive of the European Parliament and of the Council 2013/36/EU, enabling all the ratings issued by CRIF Ratings to be used by banks, insurance companies and financial institutions to determine capital requirements for solvency purposes according to the mapping tables defined by the Joint Committee of the European Supervisory Authorities (EBA, ESMA and EIOPA).
The agency team is made up of professionals coming from leading international rating agencies and European financial institutions. Quality and independence guide the agency's operations, supporting the Italian and international financial community.