Carlyle Group and Warburg Pincus lead buyout of DBRS

By Ryan Bolger
22 Dec 2014

The Carlyle Group and Warburg Pincus have partnered with a group of Canadian investors to purchase DBRS, the rating agency announced on Monday.

While terms of the transaction were not disclosed, DBRS said its founder and current controlling shareholder Walter Schroeder would remain “an important investor” in the Toronto-based company, which has been an active rater of asset-backed securities issued in the US.

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