Acuité Ratings & Research Limited


As India’s foremost credit rating and research agency, we actively pursue our goal to unlock the growth potential of financial markets and enable our clients worldwide to sharpen their insights to make informed and judicious decisions.

As a SEBI registered and RBI accredited credit rating agency, we enjoy the unique advantage of being backed by the country’s largest and most powerful public and private sector banks. We also gain from being co-promoted by Dun & Bradstreet - a global data & analytics company.

In a brief 8-year-span, from the time we commenced our bond and bank loan rating business, we have assigned more than 8,500 credit ratings to entities across multiple industries. SMERA Gradings & Ratings, our subsidiary, which morphed from an initiative of the Ministry of Finance and RBI back in 2005, has built an enviable record of conducting 50,000 ratings.

Our economic research division helmed by a dynamic and formidable team of senior financial analysts, is widely regarded for its expert views and impact analysis on significant economic developments and outlook of various sectors. Cutting-edge financial research assignments have been exclusively carried out for entities such as IDBI Bank and SIDBI.

We are here to share our expertise and maximize your business.

Why Acuité?

  • A key differentiator is our research repository on over 30 industry verticals and the Indian economy, accessible to all bankers through our "Bankers’ Connect” platform.
  • In the forefront to drive technology driven solutions such as an Industry First — QR code — for all our rating communications and a Mobile App - RatingsBuzz to access our ratings.

Who are Our Clients?

Our mix of clients comprise of large and small-sized private corporate houses; public sector giants like the Nuclear Power Corporation, and reputable names in the financial sector. They belong to diverse sectors ranging from steel, aviation, banking, telecom, IT & ITes, oil and gas and power to the hotel, retail, leather and jewellery industry and more.