KMV acquisition throws up rating industry questions

Moody’s acquisition of KMV, announced last month, provides the San Francisco-based credit analytics firm with the capital and marketing muscle it needs to develop new products. But it raises questions about the future of the system Moody’s developed in-house, RiskCalc, and, more broadly, whether the move could spur the other rating agencies to acquire specialist credit risk analytics firms.

Moody’s is paying $210 million in cash for KMV, and will combine it with its Moody’s Risk Management

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