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NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) releases a new KBRA Podcasts episode, Bank Compendium Insights: 2Q 2020

Senior Directors Ashley Phillips and Brian Ropp of KBRA’s Financial Institutions group take us through the inaugural episode of Bank Compendium Insights, which features a discussion around our latest view of the U.S. banking sector during the current difficult environment due to the coronavirus pandemic. They share observations about our long-term rated banking universe, focusing on key performance and credit metrics, as well as KBRA’s expectations for the banking industry as the economic situation plays out over the next several quarters.

Ashley Phillips, who has been an analyst with KBRA for 8 years, is the Maryland office Team Leader and organizes the compendium effort each quarter. Brian Ropp, who recently joined KBRA’s team, previously served as CFO of a community bank. His background includes fifteen years as a buy-side analyst where he covered a variety of industries but specifically Banks through the GFC.

KBRA Podcasts cover topical research discussions, industry commentary, and more. As KBRA continues to expand globally, KBRA Podcasts are a go-to source for intimate briefings directly from our knowledgeable team members.

Stream the episode for free here.

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About KBRA and KBRA Europe

KBRA is a full-service credit rating agency registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an NRSRO. In addition, KBRA is designated as a designated rating organization by the Ontario Securities Commission for issuers of asset-backed securities to file a short form prospectus or shelf prospectus. KBRA is also recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners as a Credit Rating Provider and is a certified Credit Rating Agency (CRA) with the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA). Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe is registered with ESMA as a CRA. Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe is located at 6-8 College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland.


Ashley Phillips, Senior Director, Financial Institutions

+1 (301) 969-3185

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Brian Ropp, Senior Director, Financial Institutions

+1 (301) 969-3244

[email protected]

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