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Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services, a division of Moody’s Analytics, is a leading provider of high-value research, analytics and business intelligence to the financial services sector. The company supports over 250 financial institutions and consulting companies through a team of over 2,500 subject matter experts who work as an extension of the clients’ teams based out of various global delivery centres.

We EMPOWER our clients to drive revenues higher. We INNOVATE using our proprietary technology and automation solutions. We enable our clients to TRANSFORM their operating model and cost base.

  • Over the past decade, we have saved over $ 3 Billion for our clients

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      Support in 20 languages

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Why Moody's Analytics Knowledge Services

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Our clients include leading financial institutions, asset managers, Fortune 100 corporations, mid-tier companies and boutique investment banks

Read what we have been up to recently

  • Asset and Private Wealth Managers
    Data Analytics for Global Top 5 Hedge Fund

    What we are proud of


    in savings


    hours of data management

    Read more about how we helped them
    How can we help asset and private wealth managers

    We combine in-depth capital markets expertise with strong research domain to present integrated solutions across asset classes and functions for asset managers, helping to improve investment performance, enhance client servicing, attract new client assets, and retain assets in the existing complex business environment, in addition to saving costs.

    See our services for Asset and Private Wealth Managers
  • Brokerages and Trading Firms
    Derivative Structuring for a Europe Based Investment Bank

    What we are proud of


    in annualized cost savings


    increase in annual bespoke hedging pitches

    Read more about how we helped them
    How can we help brokerages and trading firms

    Brokerages and trading firms partner with Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services to reduce cost per research output, increase operational flexibility, and improve productivity. We help to increase senior analysts’ bandwidth. By having Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services take on 30 – 75% of their coverage initiation and maintenance-related process, in-house teams are able to spend more time with clients, generate additional new ideas, and expand coverage at a faster pace than their competitors

    See our services for Brokerages and Trading Firms
  • Commercial Banks
    US-based Commercial Bank

    What we are proud of


    in savings


    more client facing time

    Read more about how we helped them
    How can we help commercial banks

    Our suite of solutions are designed to make material difference to banks’ abilities to originate and underwrite loans while remaining within their risk management framework. Through strategic partnerships, we help commercial banks generate operational efficiencies, support in driving revenue growth and effectively manage credit risk.

    See our services for Commercial Banks
  • Consulting and Corporate Firms
    Marketing Mix Modeling for a US-based Consumer Durables Firm

    What we are proud of


    increase in net sales opportunities


    improvement in incremental sales

    Read more about how we helped them
    How can we help consulting and corporate firms

    We design our offerings to provide support across multiple corporate divisions and help them manage change, capitalize on opportunities, improve operational efficiency, optimize costs, and increase agility and responsiveness in today’s ever-changing global business environment. We also help consulting and professional services firms to conduct proprietary and specialized research to answer questions that demonstrate the strategy element, critical problems, and conundrums faced by corporate clients for sustainable business.

    See our services for Consulting and Corporate Firms
  • Corporate and Investment Banks
    IB Analytics for a Europe Based Investment Bank

    What we are proud of


    in cost savings since 2003


    reduction in turnaround time for standard pitch books through automation

    Read more about how we helped them
    How can we help corporate and investment banks

    We combine analytical rigor with process expertise, helping corporate and investment banks improve operational efficiency and grow revenue. We have over a dozen years of experience partnering with our clients to implement customized front-office solutions by leveraging industry best practices, technology automation and our global pool of subject matter experts.

    See our services for Corporate and Investment Banks
  • Market Research Firms
    Data Processing Support for a Telecom Firm’s Global Expansion

    What we are proud of


    increase in revenue


    increase in mobile customers

    Read more about how we helped them
    How can we help market research firms

    Moody’s Analytics Knowledge Services is a global one-stop shop for solutions for all major activities of market research services, offering a combination of latest technology, optimum execution techniques, robust quality, and extensive experience. We provide market research services across various industry verticals and have a scalable resource pool of domain experts.

    See our services for Market Research Firms
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms
    Co-investment Monitoring for a Global PE FoF Firm Headquartered in the US

    What we are proud of

    5+ years

    of partnership


    in cost savings

    Read more about how we helped them
    How can we help private equity and venture capital firms

    We provide private equity/venture capital (PE/VC) firms the much-needed flexibility to manage highly volatile workflow on either a retainer or a project-specific basis. We work as an extended arm of our clients, and ensure that all regular and critical functions of the funds, such as opportunity screening, due diligence, periodic reporting, business development, portfolio monitoring, and whitepapers, are carried out irrespective of any spikes in investment activity.

    See our services for Private Equity and Venture Capital Firms

Our domain experts frequently write about industry trends, the impact of regulatory changes and their opinions on various industry inflection points

Browse our Latest Thinking

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Islamic finance: An emerging growth market for global investors

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Investment Research,Islamic Finance

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AML analytics: A journey from the quantitative to the qualitative model

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AML Analytics,False Positives,Qualitative Model

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RFPs & CDBs – Two sides of a coin

Asset managers (AMs) are constantly striving to showcase their products to prospects. Unfortun....Read More

Asset Managers,Consultant Databases,RFPs

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Investment Teams – Unlock the potential of your research data

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Centralize Research Data,Investment Research Teams

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Unlocking Alpha with Alternative Data

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US-China Trade Tensions: Focus now on India

Global investors are keeping a close watch on developments in high-growth emerging markets, es....Read More

emerging markets,Investment Research

Are there signs of distress in the auto sector?

In an ideal world, declining unemployment, increasing wages in line with economic growth and l....Read More

Credit Research,Distressed Debt

Generation Z – An Introduction to the Next Most Powerful Consumer in China

Generation Z – How strong are they in China ....Read More

Consulting,Consumer insights,Generation Z

A Round-up of ETF Launches in 2018

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Asset Managers,ETFs,Investors

US Leveraged Lending Market – Time to Sound the Alarm?

The US has seen one of its longest expansionary cycles, with the current expansion touching cl....Read More

Distressed Debt,Leveraged Lending

UBO disclosures: Are we ready to take the bull by the horns?

The Panama Papers exposed how elaborate corporate ownership and control structures are designe....Read More

AML Analytics,Money Laundering,UBO Disclosures

Oil and gas sector: Market dynamics drive consolidation in the upstream segment

Crude oil prices have remained volatile since their slump in 2014. The average Brent price was....Read More

Investment Banking,M&A

Dual voting class: A friend or a foe?

“The advantage of a dual class share structure is that it pro....Read More

Data specialist,Index,Portfolio Research

The War Between Professional Money Launderers and Anti-Money-Laundering Professionals?

The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime estimates only 1% of the money laundered annually....Read More

AML Analytics,Anti-money laundering,Know your Customer,Professional Money Launderers

SOFR: The perfect replacement for LIBOR?

The markets expect the Secured Overnight Financing Rate (SOFR), a well-positioned, new benchma....Read More


Navigating regulatory compliance amid the US-China trade war

The increasing need for compliance in China has been reinforced by the tougher global regulati....Read More

Central Compliance,Compliance,Trade War US-China

China: Economic policy evolution driving M&A growth

China, the second-largest economy in the world, has been growing at a slower rate for the past....Read More

Investment Banking,M&A

IFRS 16 has come to town; should lenders be cautious?

IFRS 16 Leases published by the IASB in January 2016 came into effect on January 1, 2019. The ....Read More

Commercial Lending,IFRS 16

Hypothetical Performance Disclosures: Guidelines and Best Practices

Hypothetical performance numbers always come with multiple risks attached (we discuss risk gui....Read More

Marketing Compliance,Marketing material compliance

Growth of Mezzanine Financing in the CRE Sector

A large number of commercial real estate (CRE) transactions, including property development, a....Read More

CRE Lending,Mezzanine Finance

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We offer a variety of engagement models

Every project and every client is unique. Choose the model to suit your budget and your project specifications.