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SMERA Bond Ratings is a division of SMERA, responsible for providing credit rating services to issuers of Bonds, Non-Convertible Debentures and Fixed Deposits. This division began its operations in 2011 upon receiving the registration of Securities and Exchange Board of India (SEBI) as a credit rating agency. This division also provides Bank Loan Rating services since 2012 (under Basel II Capital Adequacy guidelines of Reserve Bank of India) to bank borrowers. Since its inception, this division assigned 4,157 ratings till March 2017.

This division has about 50 professionals in various roles, e.g. credit analysts, data analysts, financial modellers etc. Most of our employees have credit rating or banking experience. We have in-house team to build rating models, methodology and criteria. Our capabilities now include the full range of credit rating services, such as certificates of deposit, perpetual bonds, commercial papers, bank hybrid capital instruments, asset-backed securities, mortgage-backed securities, municipal bonds, and partial guarantees.

Centre of Excellence is a team within this division responsible for overseeing adherence to regulations and internal policies. This team is responsible for developing and updating our rating criteria & methodologies. This team also manages internal workflow and rating committees.
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