Project Description

STATUS: Exited

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) was established in 2010 by Jules Kroll to restore trust in credit ratings by creating new standards for assessing risk and by offering accurate, clear and transparent ratings.

KBRA is registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as a Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization (NRSRO). In addition, KBRA is recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners (NAIC) as a Credit Rating Provider (CRP).

News & Updates

Kroll Bond Rating Agency Announces Recapitalization and New Partnership

November 4th, 2015|0 Comments

From KBRA's press announcement: Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) is pleased to announce a new company partnership between the KBRA management team, the Kroll family and a current shareholder and investor, Wharf Street, LLC. The [...]

Kroll Bond Rating Agency’s Jules Kroll Featured in Forbes Magazine

April 2nd, 2014|Comments Off on Kroll Bond Rating Agency’s Jules Kroll Featured in Forbes Magazine

In a series on business leaders, Forbes recently featured a story on Kroll Bond Rating Agency founder, Jules Kroll. About the impressive growth of the company, Bruce Rogers writes: "The 105 person firm has gone after the [...]

Kroll Bond Ratings Rises to Third in CMBS Rating Agency Market Share

July 23rd, 2012|0 Comments

Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) announced today a significant market share milestone after only one year of issuing ratings. According to Commercial Mortgage Alert’s mid-year rating agency rankings published this past Friday, KBRA was awarded [...]

New York Times on Kroll Bond Ratings: A Corporate Sleuth Tries the Credit Rating Field

February 26th, 2011|0 Comments

The New York Times' Janet Morrissey writes about the background of Kroll Bond Ratings' founder, Jules Kroll, the acknowledged pioneer of the modern investigations, intelligence, and corporate security industry: "It was nearly 40 years ago, [...]

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