US Awards: Methodology

Credit magazine’s Americas Awards are based on a poll of buy-side participants in the credit markets. Research was carried out using an online questionnaire between July and September 2009.

In total, 248 respondents took part in the poll. Online votes were checked and verified and any instances in which respondents had voted for their own institutions or parent firm were removed from the survey.

Each respondent filled in the parts of the questionnaire that applied to their business, and nominate