Analyzing Sovereign and Country Risk

Moody's Analytics
Training overview
Professional Course
2 days

Course description

Analyzing Sovereign and Country Risk

This two-day course covers the publicly available credit rating methodologies of our sister company, Moody's Investors Service, for a structured approach to analyzing sovereigns, regional and local governments, and government-related enterprises.

Who should attend?

  • Sovereign credit analysts
  • Regional and local Government credit analysts
  • Commercial credit analysts
  • Commercial lenders and loan officers
  • Relationship managers
  • Fixed-income professionals
  • Investors
  • Other financial professionals

Training content

Gain core skills in sovereign credit analysis so you can:

  • Understand how sovereigns prepare financial statements
  • Apply a structured framework to analyze banking institutions in mature and developing markets
  • Interpret quantitative and qualitative risk drivers
  • Understand country ceilings
  • Apply lessons from historical defaults and moratoriums
  • Identify political and macroeconomic factors and their part in influencing a credit rating
  • Appreciate the drivers of country risk and their impact on corporate credits
  • Evaluate external support (such as from the International Monetary Fund, the European Stability Mechanism, and the Chang Mai Initiative)
  • Consider modeling applications for sovereign risk
  • Determine a final credit assessment of a sovereign


The cost of this course is $2795.

About Moody's Analytics

Moody's Analytics

Moody’s Analytics provides financial intelligence and analytical tools to help business leaders make better, faster decisions. Our deep risk expertise, expansive information resources, and innovative application of technology help our clients confidently navigate an evolving marketplace. We are known for...

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Contact info

Moody's Analytics

7 World Trade Center
250 Greenwich St
10005 New York New York

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The instructor had clearly a deep background in the subject, which he translated in examples of interesting and controversial past cases, giving highlights on potential different interpretation of data and relevance of subjectivity and context.
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