Founded in 2001 Credit-Rating is the first rating agency in Ukraine committed to assessment of issuer's solvency and to assignment of credit ratings pursuant to the National rating scale. Since 2003 the agency's rating estimations have been officially recognized by Ministry of Finance of Ukraine. Since 2004 Credit-Rating has been an authorized agency of State Commission for Securities and Stock Market for assigning ratings to economic entities, to industries and municipalities. Starting from 2007 the agency assigns corporate governance ratings.
Credit-Rating is an independent private company. It does not incorporate governmental departments, financial institutions neither investment companies. To remain unbiased, the agency does not act as a participant of financial market or a creditor of the companies rated.
Credit-Rating is a member of Ukrainian Chamber of Commerce and Industry, of Kyiv Chamber of Commerce and Industry and of American Chamber of Commerce in Ukraine.