In a complex financial environment, Research Optimus provides unbiased and accurate credit research services that play an important role in bond market success for financial institutions, portfolio managers, high-level decision makers, risk managers and investment advisers. Outsourcing credit research tasks to experts such as Research Optimus is a prudent strategy that can save time and money while improving credit research quality.
Identifying profitable investment opportunities — and avoiding potential credit problems — is a key to successful bond investing. Research Optimus can assist with both of these critical goals by constantly examining specific companies and market trends to determine how to achieve an optimized risk-return relationship with bond investments. For example, ROP has the research and data mining expertise needed to keep you up-to-date about credit spreads in different geographical locations and investment categories.
Unbiased credit research is increasingly hard to find in today's intertwined financial environment. Whether you need a detailed bond market overview or regular updates about new developments, Research Optimus will help you deliver insightful recommendations to your clients by serving as an excellent source of specialized credit research that is transparent, independent, accurate and cost-effective. ROP is a leading global provider of timely and high-quality credit research services. For more details, please see the comprehensive listing of our 21 primary credit research services in the following paragraph.
To give you a working idea of the specific credit research services provided by Research Optimus, here are additional details about how we can help:
ROP offers mid cap credit research services that focus on risk analysis, spreads and credit history for corporate bonds issued by medium-sized companies. This area is often under-researched by many credit rating companies and research providers.
Research Optimus provides multiple variations of corporate credit analysis. Examples include issuer, thematic and regional research encompassing corporate, infrastructure and project finance bond obligations. To improve due diligence, ROP can provide covenant research (strengths and weaknesses of bond covenants).
Research Optimus is experienced in all aspects of the project finance area and can prepare detailed credit research reports that cover deal and program-specific analysis regarding structured finance debt obligations. One key example includes review of asset-backed commercial paper.
Research Optimus examines sovereign credit opinions and issuer details in this specialized bond market sector that is similar to asset-backed securities. Because covered bonds are typically backed by cash flows from public sector loans and mortgages, ROP focuses on cash flow coverage.
ROP produces macroeconomic indicators and ratios that facilitate a detailed comparison among developing and industrialized nations. This allows investors to have a wider variety of bond market alternatives.
ROP provides detailed ratings coverage and analysis of this growing bond market sector. Primary issuers include U.S. state and local public institutions such as hospitals and development agencies.
Research Optimus translates price information from bond, CDS, loan and equity markets into quantitative ratings that serve as a practical measurement of credit quality.
Because the bond market is subject to periodic changes, ROP issues updates on structured finance deals, market trends, legal developments, newly issued bonds and rating methodology on a daily, weekly, monthly or quarterly basis.
Research Optimus publishes a weekly forecast featuring investment recommendations such as the best-performing bonds.
ROP has access to comprehensive default and credit databases and analyzes pertinent default analytics. We include default forecasts, opinions and performance trends.
Research Optimus keeps you up-to-date regarding new and projected regulations and reporting standards. We can issue a regular newsletter as well as automatic updates.
ROP provides advance warning based on detected credit deterioration when analyzing banking institutions. Specific reports can include SWOT analysis and insights into bank-related risk factors.
Research Optimus covers "all the bases" by assembling outlook and analysis of all major emerging markets. Our analysis includes a close look at the banking systems within emerging markets.
ROP compiles detailed analysis of specific companies and industries, both regionally and globally. Our specific company profiles help you comply fully with due diligence requirements.
Research Optimus explains and comments about methodologies used during the credit rating process. This variation of "looking more closely under the hood" will help you become more familiar with debt issuers before making recommendations to your investors.
ROP can supply research support that includes proprietary rating models and analysis tools that will make your credit research stand apart from your competition.
Research Optimus analyzes issuers by examining fundamental operations such as performance relative to competitors and industry trends.
ROP reviews all debt-related factors such as liquidity, debt coverage and leverage for past, present and future periods.
Research Optimus evaluates cash flow and includes debt-like contractual commitments that will impact debt coverage and cash positions during the next five years.
ROP bond market models can analyze a spectrum of bull and bear cases that impact cash flow risks and enterprise value.
Research Optimus can customize customer service support for your specific needs. If you want to join regular conference calls or discuss ideas and questions with our analysts by phone or email, we can make that happen.
When you select Research Optimus as your credit research partner, here are five primary benefits you will receive:
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Flexible hourly pricing methodology for one-time research needs, and dedicated full-time equivalent resource allocation for on-going projects.
ISO 9001:2008 standard quality assurance and defined quality polices to ensure data collection and presentation accuracy levels are consistent.
Customer information and project confidentiality secured by Non-disclosure Agreements and project data by workstation security policies.
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