CRIF

Country: Italy / Via Fantin 1/3 - 40134 Bologna; Company overview: Founded in 1988 in Bologna, Italy, CRIF is currently the market leader in continental Europe in the field of banking credit information and one of the main international players for business & commercial information and scoring & decision support services.
Leveraging on the above positioning, CRIF has undertaken since the end of 2009 a professional activity aimed to issue unsolicited ratings towards corporate issuers.
CRIF ratings are based upon the use of rigorous quantitative models and subsequent expert analysis performed within the Rating Department and Rating Committee for the final deliberation.
The overall rating process adheres to very severe requirements in terms of quality, independence, objectivity and transparence, so as required by the Regulation on the rating agencies.