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Service Providers Framework 2020

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Basic Information

OO 01. Basic information

01.1. Select the location of your organisation’s headquarters.


01.2. Indicate the number of countries in which you have offices (including your headquarters).

01.3. Indicate the regions where you have offices.

01.4. Indicate the approximate number of staff in your organisation in full-time equivalents (FTE).

18.07 FTE

01.5. Additional information.[OPTIONAL]

Founded in 2004 and based in Lyon, France, Spread Research operates two main activities under two brands : Spread Research and Spread Ratings.

Spread Research is the first European Independent Credit Research provider. Our experienced team delivers key research services for a wide range of investment strategies using the most efficient  methodologies for the High Yield, Cross-Over and Convertible Bonds Markets.

Transparent in terms of coverage and pricing, Spread Research is non-transactional driven and fully compliant with MiFID II regulation. We provide fundamental analysis on a universe of about 200 issuers.

Spread Ratings is the first french Credit Rating Agency registered by ESMA (2013).

Since 2017 Spread Research is part of Qivalio Group along with extra-financial agency Ethifinance.