Fitch Ratings is a global leader in providing credit ratings, research, and informed financial opinions.

The company is focused on delivering value to clients through independent opinions on prospective credit, with an outlook influenced by extensive experience in financial markets.

Rating Services

The insight investors receive through our services gives them the confidence to make crucial credit-based decisions.

Fitch provides public and private ratings on more than 150 finance and leasing entities and their debt instruments. Sectors covered include:

  • Aircraft leasing
  • Fleet and truck leasing
  • Equipment rental
  • Auto leasing and related products
  • Consumer and asset finance

The agency has leading coverage of global asset-backed securitisations, with more than 1,300 transactions under surveillance.

Our finance and leasing coverage ranges from some of the world’s largest international corporations, notably including the major auto manufacturers, to local market players. Many entities use ratings to gain access to funding, but they can also be used:

  • As a peer comparison
  • To demonstrate transparency
  • As a marketing tool

Employing a dedicated sector methodology, our analytical process blends a careful mix of quantitative and qualitative factors. By pairing comprehensive data and well-tested models with independent thinking and insight, we consider every angle of a transaction or entity.

Fitch produces insightful research and timely commentary related to industry-wide issues. With more than 2,500 distinct institutional investor subscribers to Fitch’s research and more than 63,000 active users of, Fitch-rated entities gain enhanced visibility to market participants.

About Fitch Group

Fitch Group is an international leader in financial information services, operating throughout more than 30 countries. Fitch Group comprises:

  • Fitch Ratings, global leader in credit ratings and research
  • Fitch Solutions, leading provider of credit market data, analytical tools and risk services
  • Fitch Learning, a preeminent training, and professional development firm

Fitch Group is owned by Hearst, with dual headquarters in London and New York. For additional information, please fill out the enquiry form or use the contact details on the right of this page.