Credit Rating and Bank-Firm Relationships

New Models to Better Evaluate SMEs

  • Michele¬†Modina

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-x
  2. Introduction

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  3. Credit Rating and Internal Rating Systems

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  4. Toward a New Architecture of Rating

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      Pages 71-71
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  5. Credit Rating in an Evolving Scenario

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  6. Back Matter
    Pages 172-181

About this book


This book explores the role of the rating system in creditworthiness assessment, looking into its current status, strengths and weaknesses and possible evolution in the light of Basel 3 and the Global Economic Crisis.


Credit risk management credit rating internal rating system bank-firm relationship probability of default bank banking Basel II Basel III corporate finance finance funding innovation management rating risk management

Authors and affiliations

  • Michele¬†Modina
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  1. 1.Università degli Studi del MoliseItaly

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