Fitch Ratings is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch Ratings offers global perspectives shaped by strong local market experience and credit market expertise. The additional context, perspective and insights we provide help investors to make important credit judgments with confidence.
Fitch set up a representative office in Beijing in 1997 and became the first international credit rating agency to operate in China.With a first-mover advantage, Fitch Ratings plays a major role in the development of China’s capital markets. Issuers, bankers and investors in and outside China highly value Fitch’s transparency and robust methodologies, as well as timely and in-depth commentaries. We lead the market in many sectors including Chinese LGFVs and corporates.
In 2018, Fitch (China) Bohua Credit Ratings Limited was set up. It is a wholly owned subsidiary of Fitch Ratings. Fitch Bohua is committed to supporting the development and internationalization of China’s capital markets. The company has received approval from the People's Bank of China (PBOC) and the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (NAFMII) to rate financial institutions (including banks, non-bank financial institutions and insurers) and their securities, and structured finance bonds in China's interbank market. It is independent from Fitch Ratings but adopts the high standards in credit rating methodology, criteria, policies and procedures in accordance with the parent company and international best practice. More information about Fitch Bohua, please visitfitchbohua.cn.
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with operations in more than 30 countries. Fitch Group is comprised of: Fitch Ratings, a global leader in credit ratings and research; Fitch Solutions, a leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services; and Fitch Learning, a preeminent training and professional development firm. With dual headquarters in London and New York, Fitch Group is owned by Hearst.