“PRS projections have been tested against foreign investor losses due to political reasons (using loss-claim data supplied by OPIC) and found to be the “most reliable.” Indeed, the…”
L.D.Howell and B. Chaddick,
The PRS Group, Inc.
Established in 1979, The PRS Group is among the earliest commercial providers of political and country risk forecasts. Originally the Political Risk Services division of Frost & Sullivan, Inc. and then of UK-based IBC Group (now known as Informa), the firm occupies a niche market in the risk sector through the application of two proprietary, quant-driven, and back-tested methodologies: Political Risk Services (PRS) and the International Country Risk Guide (ICRG). A number of products based on these two risk rating systems are produced at regular intervals throughout the year.