Overview

We enable global financial organizations to innovate and transform in an ever-changing world. Our combination of subject matter experts and technology solutions drive operational efficiency, and seamless scaling. Providing customized solutions is in our DNA – solutions that have a tangible impact on our clients’ top-line and bottom-line, enabling them to achieve more with less.

Our clients include leading financial institutions, asset managers, Fortune 100 corporations, mid-tier companies, and boutique investment banks. We support over 150 institutional clients through our team of 2,600+ employees and our global delivery centres, located in close proximity to our clients.

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Mission and Values

To confer sustainable, competitive advantages on clients through our high-value research and analytics services.

We aim to provide the highest quality value-added research and analytics services to our clients, based on quality, professionalism, client focus, quantifiable value-additions, and personal and team growth.

Values

Quality: Our processes are designed to ensure delivery of the highest quality products and services, data integrity and accountability through rigorously verified research and analysis.

Professionalism: Our expert global teams fully understand the culture and ethos of the financial services and corporate sectors, both locally and worldwide. The highest ethical standards guide our operations, conferring sustainable advantages on all our clients.

Client Focus: Our various methodologies and products are customizable to individual specifications, while our researchers may operate as fully integrated extensions of clients’ own teams.

Quantifiable Value Addition: Our dedicated approach to research and consulting enables clients to realize additional corporate value.

Personal and Team Growth: We monitor our researchers regularly using a range of demanding performance parameters, to help optimize individual and collective performance, supported by our policy to promote continuing professional education.

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Why Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services

Revenue and Cost Optimization: We help clients achieve substantial cost reductions by outsourcing non-core functions. As a result, in-house client teams are able to generate sustainable earnings growth by concentrating on activities generating higher revenues, increasing client contacts and promoting growth.

Complete Partnership: Based on our portfolio of research, analytics and consulting resources and solutions, we are the preferred partner of many of the world’s leading multinationals for all our offshore support services. We have established many, highly experienced teams possessing unique skill sets capable of delivering customized solutions to problems, consistent with client objectives.

Value Creation: Our extensive industry experience helps clients determine the most competitive strategy for growing their existing businesses, starting new ventures and maximizing cost efficiency. We work collaboratively with all customers and partners to generate innovative insights and ensure their activities fully reflect the most up to date product information and market intelligence.

Improved Productivity and Quality: Our process standardization and optimization procedures, templates and models are reusable, ensuring faster turnaround times, improved productivity and higher quality.

Domain Expertise: Our comprehensive and detailed understanding of many industry verticals and collective longstanding experience and expertise in research, analytics and consulting, enable us to integrate our teams and their respective methodologies into client operations to deliver seamless, high impact services. In doing so, our teams become extensions of the client’s own, providing a distinctive approach to problem solving and efficient management of deliverables.

Global Presence: We are well placed to satisfy the operational requirements of even the most globally integrated of clients through our offices in the US, Europe and Asia Pacific.

Security and Confidentiality

Client data security is a major priority at Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services. Our companies are ISO-27001 certified, with each possessing a proprietary information security management system, specifically designed to protect the confidentiality, integrity and immediate accessibility of client information. We employ the latest network architecture and perimeter controls. All e-mail communications are encrypted and our network is subjected to regular vulnerability assessments.

Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services enforces a strict compliance regime to safeguard sensitive client information. We abide by established international compliance standards including MiFID. Others include monitoring employee stock trading, maintaining inter-departmental Chinese walls, communications monitoring and regular compliance training.

The electronic access control system used by our research center is continuously protected by sophisticated video surveillance systems. Clients allocated dedicated teams of analysts are provided with personalized access controlled rooms, further safeguarding valuable proprietary information.

Group Companies

Ethos Data: Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services owns a minority stake in Ethos Data, a virtual data room and confidential document sharing service. It is used extensively by our investment banking and advisory clients during active transactions to manage distribution of deal-related documentation among participants, including vendors, target companies, financial advisers, lawyers, tax advisers and others. For further information concerning Ethos Data, please see www.ethosdata.com

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Management Team

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Robert King is Executive Director of Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services, managing all lines of business for the global organisation. Rob has been with Moody’s for 17 years, serving the company in a variety of roles during his long tenure. He was appointed Executive Director for Global Sales, Customer Service and Marketing in July 2013 after previously managing Moody’s Analytics Sales teams in the Europe, the Middle East and Africa and the Asia-Pacific regions. Rob is currently based in London, but was previously stationed in Hong Kong as part of his former role.

 
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Paul manages the Quantitative Services and Fund Marketing Services division at Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services. Paul has over 23 years of experience in capital markets on both the research and trading sides. He was Chief Economist Asia (ex-Japan) at Nomura, Regional Financial Economist at Lehman Brothers, and a visiting Professor of Finance at Indian Institute of Management Bangalore.

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Damian leads the sales and marketing organization at Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services. He has more than 20 years of experience in sales, marketing, and product development and is responsible for developing sales pipeline, achieving sales targets, and building and expanding senior client relationships. Prior to his role at Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services, Damian was Senior Director-EMEA and Africa Sales. He managed a team covering key European markets, including the UK, Germany, and Italy. Prior to joining Moody’s, Damian was Managing Director-EMEA Sales, Marketing and Client Services for Standard & Poor’s Capital IQ. Earlier, he was Managing Director of S&P’s Investment Services group.

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Arun leads the Investment Banking and Investment Research divisions at Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services. He has over 17 years of experience across multiple domains, including capital markets, corporate finance, and business finance. Arun has managed large offshore teams for investment banks and Fortune 500 corporations, providing investment banking, investment research, business research, and data analytics services. Prior to his role at Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services, he was Head of Global Research and Bangalore Site Head for the Global Banking and Markets business of HSBC. Earlier, Arun was Director at CRISIL’s Global Research & Analytics Division, leading multiple businesses, including investment and corporate research, and product development functions. He is an MBA in Finance & Control and has an Honors degree in Mathematics.

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Anshuman heads the Risk Management function at Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services. He has around 12 years of experience in risk analytics, derivatives, quantitative research, and business development. Prior to joining Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services, Anshuman worked as Director – Risk and Analytics at CRISIL, where he played a key role in several areas including model development, model validation, and regulatory reporting services. He also led CRISIL’s derivatives and quantitative research vertical globally for 5 years. Anshuman holds a Master of Business Administration in Finance from the Indian School of Business and a Master’s degree in Material Science and Engineering from the University of California, Berkeley.

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As CFO of Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services, Shailendra leads the company’s business planning, controllership, taxation, treasury and budgeting activities. He brings over 20 years of experience in finance, having worked on large M&A transactions, fund-raising activities, board and investor relationships, business enablement, and established finance teams for global corporations. Prior to his role at Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services, Shailendra was CFO of ISGN, a financial technology and services company. He also held key leadership roles at JPMorgan, GE Capital, and Ocwen Financial. Shailendra is a member of The Institute of Chartered Accountants of India, is a qualified CWA, and holds an Honors degree in Commerce from Delhi University.

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Samar is the Global Head of the Shared Services Organization at Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services. He has more than 20 years of experience in Operations, Risk Management, and Outsourcing Management. Prior to taking up his current role, Samar led the Vendor Management Office for Moody’s IT in New York. Prior to joining Moody’s in 2010, he was an Executive Director at UBS Financial Services, where he led large scale outsourcing and transition programs in the ITO/BPO space for the bank’s Wealth Management Division in Weehawken, NJ. Prior to UBS, Samar worked in the Cross Border Office of Mellon Bank responsible for Outsourcing Advisory Services for the bank’s LOBs. Earlier, he was Head of Operations for Intelligroup. Samar holds a degree in management studies from BITS Pilani, India.