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Greetings from ICRA Rating

We’re excited to invite you to our upcoming informative webinar:
”Access to International Finance with ICRA Rating.” 
Funding and Investment Opportunities for Microfinance Institutions.
 

Date: Tues, May 7, 2024
Time: 11:00 AM EAT

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https://zoom.us/meeting/register/tJ0td-yrqT4oG9dzXWLB3gpXQ9eAohYfnTtr#/registration

Get in touch for more details :
Phone:  +256 200 949296
Email: info@icrallc.com
Website: www.icraratingug.com
 
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About ICRA Rating

ICRA RATING AGENCY LIMITED is one of the fastest-growing companies providing Credit Rating Services. With a presence across Europe, Africa, and Southeast Asia, we provide the information, tools, and expertise to help customers make a confident decision to mitigate any commercial risk. ICRA enables customers quick access to objective, customized information whenever and wherever they need it.

ICRA has an expert team with a combined experience of more than 25 years in Audit, Inspection, Financial Analysis, Credit Research, Banking, Compliance, AML, and Certification. Our ratings significantly influence corporate and financial institutions to achieve better market standing. ICRA ratings aim to help various corporations and institutions demonstrate their financial capability.

As per the current survey, Uganda and Africa’s actual potential for corporates, financial institutions, and generally for the market is not properly analyzed and has incorrect market comparison which makes them lose opportunity for having local and international projects, potential partnerships, financing, investors, and more.

ICRA Rating Agency Limited wants to focus and showcase on Uganda and also African markets globally with the help of our local and international ratings which we provide for corporates and financial institutions. We believe that this will also help them capture more markets, and networks, and build stronger relations not just locally but also internationally, this way it can help them discover and expand their market globally.

OUR VISION

A global leader in credit rating, audit, and credit research. ICRA’s long-term vision is to become the most credible rating agency in the finance world, responding to the needs of organizations globally.

OUR MISSION

An agency that serves all business categories from small and medium to large enterprises, who is customer-centric builds relationships, enhances business profiles, and helps connect businesses globally.

ICRA SCORECARD

ICRA SCORECARD, serves as a comprehensive tool for assessing the initial risk profiles of both retail (individual customer) and corporate clients seeking credit and borrowing services. This scoring system is designed to cater to two distinct segments such as Retail Customers and Corporate Customers

RECOGNIZED BY THE BANK OF UGANDA

Central Bank of Uganda

Recognized by the Bank of Uganda (Central Bank of Uganda). ICRA Rating is the first ever credit rating agency to have a base in Uganda. The Bank of Uganda has recognized the presence and importance of ICRA Rating in guiding access to finance for corporate entities and financial institutions in Uganda.

APPROVED BY THE BANK OF TANZANIA

BANK OF TANZANIA

ICRA RATING AGENCY LIMITED has been ACCREDITED for being the first ever credit rating agency approved by the Bank of Tanzania (Central Bank of Tanzania) to which we are the only regional central bank-approved credit rating agency offering credit rating services. Our organization also gets the special status of ECAI (External Credit Assessment Institution).

Our Services

ICRA Rating Agency Limited offers credit rating services for issuers, portfolio rating services for investors, and a range of financial services to facilitate informed decision-making in the financial sector, helping clients manage risk and make sound investment choices.

ISSUER CREDIT RATING SERVICES

An ISSUER CREDIT RATING is an independent assessment of a corporate entity or financial institution’s creditworthiness in general terms and helps any organization build a strong credit profile. It is based on a well-structured methodology after reviewing both qualitative and quantitative factors of target businesses. The rating analysis is well descriptive and assesses both historical performance as well as future performance prospects of the business.

What are their benefits & usages ?

PORTFOLIO RATING SERVICES

A PORTFOLIO RATING is an evaluation and assessment report that focuses deeply on the actual portfolio of the banks or financial institutions. It is a thorough evaluation of existing and potential risks and the mitigation of those risks. A periodic portfolio rating and review helps banks or financial institutions to make necessary changes to keep the strategic asset allocation in place keep current stakeholders/investors on track with their envisioned goals and give comfort to new investors. Moreover, it will also support banks or financial institutions in getting the comfort of other FI in participating in large-size Trade finance transactions.

What are their benefits & usages ?

1. MITIGATE THE RISK

The portfolio rating of a bank reflects its existing and potential credit risk associated with its asset portfolios, other real estate owned, and other assets, as well as off-balance sheet transactions.

2. REDUCE THE RISK OF LOSSES

Asset portfolio quality is an important determinant of risk that profoundly impacts liquidity and costs, their pronouncements can greatly affect the overall condition of a business for years to come.

3. BETTER DECISION MAKING

For banks, the primary factor affecting overall asset quality is the quality of their loan portfolio and their credit administration program.

INVESTORS SERVICES

An INVESTORS SERVICE is an evaluation and assessment report which is an essential aspect of the investment process that allows investors to assess the effectiveness of their investment strategies by analyzing risk, return, and risk-adjusted performance. This is also a system used by securities and insurance companies to rate the creditworthiness which allows investors to identify strengths and weaknesses, make necessary adjustments, and ensure they are meeting their investment objectives.

What are their benefits & usages ?

ESG RATING

ESG are the starting three letters from environment, social and governance.Together they are important non-financial criterions on which now a days business are expected to do well. Also, they represent material risk to the long-term company performance. ESG criteria are used by the impact investors to screen the potential investments.Globally and Locally various initiatives like SDGs, UN-PRI etc. are aligned with ESG.

What are their benefits & usages ?

ICRA SCORECARD

ICRA SCORECARD serves as a comprehensive tool for assessing the initial risk profiles of both retail (individual customer) and corporate clients seeking credit and borrowing services. This scoring system is designed to cater to two distinct segments such as Retail Customers and Corporate Customers.

What are their benefits & usages ?

Group’s Membership & Certifications

ICRA Rating Agency Limited boasts a robust portfolio of industry memberships and certifications, underlining its commitment to upholding high standards and best practices in the financial services sector. These affiliations reinforce ICRA’s credibility and expertise in delivering trusted credit rating services to its global clientele.

Group’s Membership & Certifications

ICRA Rating Agency Limited boasts a robust portfolio of industry memberships and certifications, underlining its commitment to upholding high standards and best practices in the financial services sector. These affiliations reinforce ICRA’s credibility and expertise in delivering trusted credit rating services to its global clientele.

Our Team Members

Our diversified group of companies is united by a commitment to excellence and innovation. With unique strengths in various industries, we work together to create lasting value and embrace new opportunities for growth and innovation.

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