MOODY’S KMV NAMES MURRAY BORDIGNON HEAD OF ASIA PACIFIC

San Francisco - 4 January 2007

Moody's KMV, the world's leading provider of quantitative credit risk measurement and management solutions to lenders, investors and corporations, today announced that Murray Bordignon has been named Vice President & Head of the Asia Pacific region. Mr. Bordignon will be based at the Company’s office in Hong Kong and will report to Gavin Style, Managing Director of Moody's KMV.

Prior to joining Moody’s KMV, Mr. Bordignon served most recently as the Head of Greater China for Standard & Poor’s Risk Solutions Group, establishing their credit risk consulting business in China, managing both business development and service delivery. Mr. Bordignon grew the region into a significant revenue and profit contributor in the Group. He also established a number of bank data consortiums for the collection of loss given default (LGD) data in Asia Pacific.

“Moody’s KMV places premium value on the recruitment of great talent, and we are excited to welcome the leadership of Mr. Bordignon to our team,” said Gavin Style. “With more than 25 years of industry experience and a proven expertise in the areas of risk measurement and management, Mr. Bordignon will immediately contribute to Moody’s KMV’s continuing efforts to provide market-leading credit risk solutions to its customers in the Asia Pacific region.”

Prior to joining Standard & Poor’s, Mr. Bordignon spent his career in banking with ANZ Bank, ascending to the positions of Country Manager in Malaysia and then Singapore and helping to successfully navigate the bank through the Asian financial crisis of 1997.

“I am thrilled to join Moody’s KMV, the leader and innovator in credit risk management solutions,” said Mr. Bordignon. “I look forward to working with an exceptionally talented team to continue to expand the Company’s market leadership.”

Mr. Bordignon studied Economics and Mathematics at Victoria University of Wellington in New Zealand and holds an MBA from the University of Melbourne.

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