A credit rating is an assessment of the creditworthiness of an issuer, called the Issuer Rating, or of a financial instrument such as bonds, known as the Instrument Rating.
Since 2002 Bertelsmann has an Issuer Rating from the rating agencies Moody's and Standard & Poor's. Bertelsmann's current ratings are as follows:
|Rating agency||Long-term||Short-term||Outlook||Report dated||Analyst||Recent Reports|
|Moody's||Baa1||P-2||stable||April 2016||Gunjan Dixit
+44 20 7772 5454
|Standard & Poor's||BBB+||A-2||stable||April 2016||Florence Devevey
+34 91 788 7236