Fitch announced that it will operate with a new name, Fitch Ratings. ‘Today, we rebrand our organization Fitch Ratings as a declaration to the market of our total commitment to be the preeminent provider of high quality credit ratings and research,’ said Stephen W. Joynt, President and CEO, Fitch Ratings. ‘With hard work, a strong focus on meeting the needs of the investment community, and strategic acquisitions, we have solidified our position as one of the three major rating agencies, forging an organization with the depth and breadth to meet the increasing global demand for credit ratings.’
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