Dublin
26 September 2017
Reporter: Becky Butcher

KBRA opens Dublin office


Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) has expanded its presence to Europe with the opening of an office in Dublin.

After “exponential” growth in the US over the last few years, KBRA has made the decision to open a European office to “provide investors and all market participants an additional view on ratings accompanied by the most thorough, detailed, accurate and timely analysis”.

The company expects all “major geographies” in Europe to benefit from the new approach, including Ireland, where it hopes to become the pre-eminent agency, improving access to the capital market for all entities in the country.

Commenting on the new office, Jim Nadler, president and CEO, said: “KBRA is thrilled to open our first international office in a great city such as Dublin. We are so grateful for the city’s welcoming reception of our firm and we look forward to our growth within Dublin.”

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