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Scope increases capital by EUR 3.25m, and expands rating business further

In 2015 Scope placed around EUR 11.5m of equity capital. Capital will be used for expansion. Sales growth in 2015 sped up significantly. Break-even expected by 2016.

Scope research - Alternative Investments

Outlook 2016 – investors focus on real estate and renewable energy

Real estate and renewable energy will continue to be the preferred asset classes for alternative investments in 2016. Rising demand among Asian and north-American investors will drive up European real estate prices even further.

Scope research - Structured Finance

Scope’s European Structured Finance and Covered Bond Outlook 2016

European securitisation issuance will remain slow in 2016, and hardly break the EUR 150bn mark, because solid credit performance alone is not enough to unleash investor demand and large issuance volumes.

Scope research - Banks

European Banking Outlook 2016

Scope’s European banking 2016 outlook report highlights the evolving dynamics of the sector driven by the new regulatory architecture, advances in digitalisation and a challenging macro environment.

Scope research - Covered Bonds

European Covered Bond Outlook 2016: Calm Sailing Ahead

ECB’s covered bond purchase program remains the largest influencing factor for covered bonds markets in 2016. Investors’ acceptance of novel covered bond structures and jurisdictions stand to benefit from the resulting low spread differentiation.

Scope research - Corporations

Scope Ratings releases rating methodology for European pharmaceutical corporates

The methodology explains how Scope assesses industry-specific risk drivers and credit measures of European pharmaceutical corporates.

Scope’s Corporate Ratings

Why we are different

One of Scope’s biggest selling points is its non-mechanistic and localised approach to analysing European corporates. Scope’s ratings offering authenticity and insight absent from the crudely globalistic, one-size-fit-all approach of US agencies.

Scope's Structured Finance ratings

How we are different

Scope produces ratings that add significantly more value than ratings from North American agencies. But how is Scope different from other existing rating narratives?

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Scope Awards in its tenth year

On 5 November, the tenth annual Scope Awards was held at an evening ceremony in the ‘Villa Kennedy’ in Frankfurt

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