NYPEN - Overview of the Credit Rating Process and Current Market Conditions

Invitation Link: http://guest.cvent.com/i.aspx?5S,M3,a0e21874-1fae-48e8-8acf-0a848bea2164

The New York Private Equity Network (NYPEN), in conjunction with Moody’s Investors Service and JPMorgan, invites you to attend a special session "Overview of the Credit Rating Process and Current Market Conditions" to be held on Wednesday, October 17, 2007.
The session will address some of the key drivers of the credit rating process from a private equity perspective as well as significant accounting adjustments typically made by credit rating agencies, followed by an update on current market conditions.

Presenters will include:

Michael Rowan – Group Managing Director, Corporate Finance (Moody’s)
Daniel Gates, Chief Credit Officer – North America (Moody’s)

What you can expect to learn:

The session will focus on selected issues associated with the rating of “speculative grade” securities, including:

•Overview of the fundamental credit rating process and methodologies
•Factors influencing “Corporate Family” and “Individual Security” ratings
•Standard financial statement accounting adjustments
•Update on current market conditions

Event Details:

* Date: Wednesday, October 17, 2007
* Time: 7:00 pm - 8:30 pm
* Location: JPMorgan – 277 Park Avenue, 2nd Floor Situation Room