Professional credit assessment

As an independent European rating agency, we offer our clients a portfolio of services encompassing rating, risk analysis, scoring and benchmarking. Our credit assessments focus on banks, building societies and leasing companies.



Supervisory Board

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Prof. Christoph Börner, Oliver Mohr, Bernd Bretschneider, Prof. Corinna Ewelt-Knauer, Manfred Kühnle, Werner Weißen- berger   

We are pleased that Prof. Dr. Corinna Ewelt-Knauer will strengthen our supervisory board as a further independent member and accompany the future development of GBB-Rating.
Prof. Dr. Corinna Ewelt-Knauer is holder of a university professorship for Financial Accounting at the Justus-Liebig-University Gießen.

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Certified Information Security

GBB-Rating's important IT-intensive business processes are outsourced to Prüfungsverband deutscher Banken e.V., which is now certified by ISO 27001 based on IT-Grundschutz. Effective 04. April 2018 it is listed as certified company at Federal Office for Information Security with the identifier BSI-IGZ-0314-2018. By certification we prove to comply with the high standards of the Federal Office for Information Security and underline that information security has a high priority regarding our business activities.

New Issue Rating Methodology for Mortgage Pfandbriefe

We are pleased to present to you our new rating methodology Issue rating of mortgage Pfandbriefe (version 1.0.04, June 2019).

The methodology will be available to you during the four-week consultation phase under the following link Mortgage Pfandbrief consultation.

GBB-Rating, as the holding company of the Auditing Association of German Banks (Prüfungsverband deutscher Banken e.V.), is using this new rating methodology to expand its range of high-quality, cost-priced services to support banks in the private banking sector.

For small and medium-sized institutions in particular, offering a recognised, low-cost issue rating can bring significant added value by creating an additional, maturity-congruent source of refinancing and exploiting any associated refinancing cost advantages.


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GBB-Rating Gesellschaft für
Bonitätsbeurteilung mbH

Kattenbug 1
50667 Cologne

Fon +49 221 912897-211
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