The team of PILFOR advised on a vast number of credit rating projects spanning key sectors and company sizes, both domestically and internationally. Based on our deep insights and understanding of the rating market, we deliver tailored advice and solutions to our corporate, public entity, financial institutions and financial sponsor clients in all types of rating situations and challenges. Our advisory services include both private and public ratings across the full rating spectrum. Our clients use our rating advisory services in a wide range of uses, including initial rating assessments, initial rating processes, transformative rating actions, debt capacity under current rating, capital structure evaluation, strategic flexibility under target rating, fairness opinion, expert testimony, rating defense, rating optimization, rating agency interaction, strategic rating advice, rating scenario assessments and operational rating management. We also support our clients on determining their ESG profile, their ESG positioning and support them during process of an ESG evaluation by a rating agency. Our independence, experience and objectivity, combined with our direct and long-standing rating agency relationships represent the foundation for execution quality, translating into successful transactions for our clients. 

To learn more about our Rating Advisory capabilities, please visit our Track Record and White Paper pages.

Overview of key rating drivers to asses the fundamental credit quality and debt complexity of a company according to its business risk profile and financial risk profile:


Overview of the key ESG components and drivers to evaluate the fundamental and credit rating relevant ESG profile and a company's preparedness to proactively identify, evaluate, define and implement measures required to manage the crucial ESG risks and opportunities.

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