Shop Talk: A Conversation with Amit Mathur
Fitch Ratings is one of the Big Three ratings agencies that take on the task of categorising debt. This task has assumed great significance in recent years, and the credit crunch has placed the ratings industry further in the spotlight. Editor Richard Fleming recently talked with Amit Mathur,senior director in Fitch Ratings’ Fund and Asset Manager Rating Group, based in London, about the impact of the present market situation and how real estate investment managers should react.
How has the company come to its present position?
Fitch is a global ratings agency that is committed to providing investors with independent, timely and prospective credit opinions, and has actively built coverage of CMBS, RMBS and REIT ratings over many years. With real estate as an