Fitch Fitch Ratings is a global provider of credit ratings and research. Founded in 1913, the company is part of the Fitch Group, which also includes market data provider Fitch Solutions, learning and development solutions provider Fitch Learning and risk analysis provider Business Monitor International. Fitch Group is jointly owned by Paris-based Fimalac and New York-based Hearst Corporation. Dual-headquartered in New York and London, Fitch Ratings has a presence in Latin America through local units in Brazil, Chile, Costa Rica, Colombia, El Salvador, Mexico and Uruguay. Fitch evaluates a company’s assets and operations to determine short and long-term ratings and outlook.