JCR is a leading credit rating agency in Japan, and an expert of credit risk analysis.
JCR’s rating coverage exceeds 60% of approximately 1,000 publicly rated issuers in Japan. Among others, JCR has more than 70% of rating coverage ratio for the financial industry. With the solid trust in the market, vast majority of issuers in Japanese corporate bond market solicit JCR’s rating in their fundraising.
In addition, JCR has a track record of assign credit ratings for more than 200 foreign issuers. JCR is the only Japanese rating agency that is also officially registered in the US and certified in the EU. As the financial market becomes more globalized, demand for credit ratings with international recognition may be growing so as to provide an important clue to assess credit risks. JCR aims to address such needs in the international financial markets.