âMoodyâs Analyticsâ presence in the Middle East underscores our commitment to the region, where we serve close to 100 customers,â says Mark Almeida, Moodyâs Analytics President.
Moody's Analytics offers a unique range of risk management and credit decision-making tools, designed to cover market participants' needs across the credit spectrum. Its offering includes diverse data sets and quantitative risk scoring capabilities; authoritative research and analysis of credit risk and economic trends; and professional training services in a wide range of finance disciplines. Moodyâs Analyticsâ customers in the Middle East make extensive use of the firmâs credit risk scoring and loan origination tools as well as its regulatory and economic capital management solutions.
Welcoming Moodyâs Analytics to the Dubai International Financial Centre, Abdulla Al Awar, Managing Director of DIFC Authority said: âThe global financial crisis has shown the critical importance of comprehensive risk management and credit decision making in the financial services industry. The expertise provided by firms like Moodyâs Analytics will help financial firms in the region develop sound credit decision-making and risk management frameworks. We look forward to providing Moodyâs Analytics with the support necessary to firmly establish their operations in the region.â
âHaving already gained the trust of institutions around the world, Moodyâs Analytics is confident that its award-winning quantitative tools and services can help address the credit risk management and regulatory compliance needs of all market participants in the Middle East,â also says Wael Jadallah, Director of Moodyâs Analytics (DIFC) Ltd.
Moodyâs Analytics is the sister company of Moodyâs Investors Service, the credit rating agency, which already has a separate office in the DIFC. Both Moodyâs Analytics and Moodyâs Investors Service are subsidiaries of Moodyâs Corporation.