The Info List - Fitch Ratings

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FITCH RATINGS Inc. is one of the "Big Three credit rating agencies ", the other two being Moody\'s and Standard & Poor\'s . It is one of the three nationally recognized statistical rating organizations (NRSRO) designated by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission
in 1975.

Fitch Ratings
Fitch Ratings
is dual-headquartered in New York, USA, and London, UK. Hearst owns 80% of the company following its acquisition of an additional 30 percent on December 12, 2014, in a transaction valued at $1.965 billion. Hearst’s previous equity interest was 50% following expansions on an original acquisition in 2006.

The remaining 20% of Fitch is owned by FIMALAC SA, which will hold 50% of votes within the Board until 2020.