NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--
Fitch Learning today announces it has partnered with Brazilian-based FK
Partners to deliver its financial training courses to the Brazilian
Beginning in March 2014, FK Partners will be the sole provider of Fitch
Learning proprietary training courses and materials in Brazil. The
initial offering will include Fitch Learning training courses in
corporate credit, banking, insurance, and derivatives and risk
management, which will be offered though FK Partners offices in Sao
Paulo and Rio de Janeiro.
'Fitch Learning is pleased to partner with FK Partners and enter Latin
America through the dynamic Brazilian market - an important source of
opportunity for us,' said Paul Shaw, Fitch Learning chief executive
officer. 'With over 10 years in the Brazilian market, FK Partners' track
record and commitment to building strong local relationships set the
stage for what we expect will be a successful partnership bringing new
education and learning services to Brazil.'
'FK Partners is honored to represent Fitch Learning in Brazil. We are
excited to expand beyond our success in financial market certifications
and in-custom corporate training, and bring a broad offering of high
quality Fitch Learning financial content to our clients,' said Clay
Hamlin, FK Partners managing partner. 'The combination of the Fitch
Learning content and FK Partners' local market expertise, depth and
strength will be key to our success. The Fitch Learning case-based
content is well suited for our vision of high-quality training programs
that offer students real-world experience and practical skills.'
FK Partners will deliver Fitch Learning's English language materials
using its network of Portuguese and English speaking trainers, with a
shift to Portuguese language materials in the future.
Fitch Learning already works with FK Partners to deliver the CQF
About Fitch Learning
Fitch Learning provides leading, end-to-end financial services training
solutions to the world's top institutions. In addition to preparing in
excess of 10,000 delegates per annum for regulatory and professional
certification exams, Fitch Learning delivers technical product, credit
and risk training through tailored programs, public courses and
innovative e-learning solutions. For more information, visit www.fitchlearning.com.
About FK Partners
FK Partners is the leader in financial training for international and
Brazilian financial certifications. FK Partners also offers open and
custom courses in finance including financial modeling, accounting,
valuation, derivatives and risk management. FK Partners has been
offering its services since 2004 and serves banks, companies and
investment funds in Brazil. We have trained over 7,000 professionals in
open course and in-company formats. For further information visit us at www.fkpartners.com.
About Fitch Group
Fitch Group is a global leader in financial information services with
operations in more than 30 countries. In addition to Fitch Learning, the
group includes Fitch Ratings, a world-renowned credit rating agency, and
Fitch Solutions, an industry-leading provider of credit risk products
and services. Fitch Group is jointly owned by Paris-based Fimalac, S.A.
and New York-based Hearst Corporation.
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