This page presents Moody’s research on debt maturities and refunding needs for fundamental issuers.
Corporate Finance: The wave of corporate defaults during the credit crunch underlined the consequences of a sudden loss of market access. Our annual ‘Refunding Risk and Needs’ reports for speculative-grade and investment-grade issuers assess total refunding needs over the coming years. The reports evaluate the market’s capacity to absorb upcoming maturities and the degree of risk that companies will not be able to refinance
Financial Institutions: During the financial crisis, markets focused on the asset side of the bank balance sheet – our ‘Bank Debt Maturity Profile’ reports focus on the liabilities. We compare the amounts of maturing bank wholesale debt across nearly 50 banking systems and discuss the accompanying cost pressures and refinancing risks, which are incorporated into our bank ratings as part of our ongoing credit analysis.