Investors who are interested in setting up a company in France
should know that the country has a good investment rating
, provided by renowned credit rating agencies
. According to the information provided by such agencies, the local market is stable, being credited with high indexes, such as AA
(awarded by the Standards &Poor’s) or Aa2
(awarded by Moody’s). Our team of French company formation representatives
can provide assistance to the investors who want to invest
on the local market.
AA rating, awarded to France by Standards& Poor’s
The AA rating is awarded by the credit rating agency Standards& Poor’s for long term credits. The ratings are awarded from a scale starting from NR (rating hasn’t been requested) to AAA (highest rating awarded by the agency).
The long-term issue credit rating is based on the following:
• the likelihood of payment, which refers to the possibility of the respective state to meet its financial obligations;
• the nature of the financial obligation;
• the protection the state can assure in an unforeseen event, such as bankruptcy or reorganisation or any other event that would disrupt the terms agreed upon.
The AA rating is the second highest rating offered by Standards& Poor’s, after the AAA.
AA designates that the respective country has a strong capacity to meet its financial obligations and it differs from the AAA rating only to a small degree.
Aa2 rating, awarded to France by Moody’s credit rating agency
Aa2 rating is also awarded for long-term credits and it is a subdivision of the AAA rating, which designated that the respective jurisdiction has a high level of quality, with the lowest level of risks.