Press Release

DBRS Morningstar Publishes Three Updated Corporate Finance Methodologies

Consumers, Telecom/Media/Technology
July 30, 2020

DBRS Morningstar published updated versions of the following three corporate finance methodologies (the Methodologies):

-- “Rating Companies in the Communications Industry,”
-- “Rating Companies in the Consumer Products Industry,” and
-- “Rating Companies in the Merchandising Industry.”

DBRS Morningstar has conducted periodic reviews of the Methodologies. No material changes to the Methodologies were made. Accordingly, no ratings are expected to change as a result of this update.

These updates supersede the previous versions published on August 15, 2019, and are effective as of July 30, 2020.

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DBRS Morningstar methodologies are publicly available on its website under Methodologies & Criteria.

For more information on this methodology or on this industry, visit or contact us at [email protected].