New RatingsDirect® provides greater access to integrated credit research, market information, and risk analytics.

NEW YORK, January 12, 2009 – Standard & Poor’s, the leading provider of financial market intelligence, today announced the launch of a new RatingsDirect Global Credit Portal. Given the rapidly changing investment landscape and the evolving credit needs of financial professionals, the new solution, with expanded content and added market views, will integrate seamlessly into the workflow of market participants allowing them to perform efficient credit risk-driven analysis. Source: Standard & Poor’s

BIIA Newsletter January – 2009 issue