NRSRO – Nationally Recognized Statistical Rating Organization

Egan-Jones Ratings Co., Inc. ("EJR") began issuing credit ratings in December of 1995. EJR was granted NRSRO registration status on December 21, 2007 by the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission (the "Commission"), and is permitted to perform credit rating activities in three classes: (1) financial institutions, brokers, or dealers; (2) insurance companies; and (3) corporate issuers. EJR does not currently maintain NRSRO status to provide credit ratings for issuers of asset-backed securities (ABS), and issuers of government securities, municipal securities, or securities issued by a foreign government.

On December 12, 2014 EJR was certified by the European Securities and Markets Authority ("ESMA") as a Credit Rating Agency ("CRA") in accordance with Regulation (EC) No 1060/2009 of the European Parliament. Because of its ESMA-certified status, it is also considered an External Credit Assessment Institutions (ECAI) across the whole European economic area.

Pursuant to Rule 17g-1(i) and Rule 17g-2(b)(11) of the Securities Exchange Act of 1934, EJR discloses all of the public portions of its Form NRSRO filings (including Exhibits) on its website within 10 days of receipt of the filing certificate from the Commission. EJR does not post on its website portions those documents that are accepted for confidential treatment by the Commission.

Form NRSRO - Annual Certifications