On April 15, 2015, the European Securities and Markets Authority announced that the latest set of statistical data on the performance of credit ratings is available in the Central Ratings Repository. CEREP contains information on credit ratings issued by credit rating agencies which are either registered or certified in the European Union and is intended to assist investors in assessing the performance and reliability of credit ratings on different types of ratings, asset classes and geographical regions.

ESMA’s announcement is available at: http://www.esma.europa.eu/news/ESMA-updates-data-performance-CreditRating-Agencies?t=326&o=home