“The successful conclusion of our offer for a majority stake in ICRA will allow us to extend our strong ties as we work together to serve the growing domestic debt market in
Based on current exchange rates, the total value of the transaction is approximately
Moody’s offer price of
Moody’s first purchased an ownership stake in ICRA in 1998.
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