GCD's Mission is to help banks understand and model credit risks. The comprehensive data pools are collected over a decade and distributed back to members for their own research and modelling.

 

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GCD is a unique data consortium that owns banks internal data for both PD and LGD. GCD’s data pools support the key parameters of banks’ credit risk modelling: Probability of Default (PD), Loss Given Default (LGD), Exposure at Default (EAD).

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GCD’s library gives access to wide variety of publications on risk related topics. Global Credit Data members work together to analyse the data and discuss methodology issues. GCD has published numerous papers and is actively promoting academic research on the data collected.

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Members not only benefit from exclusive rights and access to credit databases and analytics, but also from knowledge and research facilitation possible via the unique industry association.

Through a variety of forums such as workshops, webinars and surveys, GCD is an active industry participant facilitating the discussion in key strategic areas.

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Global Credit Data collects raw data from its members and distributes it back to them for use in their own analysis and modelling. GCD supports its members by providing a flexible high-end tool on the data pool: the GCD Visual Analyzer. Member banks can create dynamic Reference Data Sets and generate instant views on the data.

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Downturn LGD Study 2020

Downturn LGD Study 2020

Downturn LGD Study 2020 This Global Credit Data (GCD) study looks into the historical effects of previous downturns on bank credit losses across various debtor types, industries and regions, with a view to helping banks understand not only the high-level impacts of a...
GCD North American Conference 2021

GCD North American Conference 2021

Key Takeaways This year at Global Credit Data’s North American Conference GCD’s Members came together to discuss the pressing credit risk issues that banks are facing today.   Global Credit Data was proud to have hosted several important guest speakers this year...
GCD Data Quality

GCD Data Quality

Since 2004, GCD has continuously reinforced a framework that is used to measure and monitor Data Quality (DQ). The objective is to achieve high DQ and compliance for theGCD pooled data, as required by global regulations (BCBS 239, ECB Guide to internal models, Fed...
GCD North American Conference 2021 – Highlights

GCD North American Conference 2021 – Highlights

Welcome! On 19-20 October 2021, GCD hosted the second online North American Conference.  This event was a huge success, with a great lineup of speakers. In case you missed it, here is a  short summary of the conference To contact GCD, please...
Rating Transitions: Get Results on the Impact of the Pandemic

Rating Transitions: Get Results on the Impact of the Pandemic

The D/U ratio is calculated as the count of rating downgrades over the count of rating upgrades for a lender during a specific period. It captures the assessment of banks’ risk profile, as they assess it with their internal ratings. As such, it is a forward-looking...