DBRS Ratings Limited (DBRS Morningstar) discontinued its BB (sf) rating on the Class F Notes issued by BL Consumer Issuance Platform S.A., acting in respect of its compartment BL Cards 2018.
The discontinuation reflects the full payment of the Class F Notes on the 25 September 2019 payment date. The remaining balance of the Class F Notes before the payment was EUR 188,888.87.
DBRS Morningstar continues to rate the Class A, B, C, D and E Notes in the same transaction. Please refer to www.dbrs.com for more information.
All figures are in euros unless otherwise noted.
The principal methodology applicable to the rating is: “Master European Structured Finance Surveillance Methodology”.
In DBRS Morningstar’s opinion, a discontinued-repaid rating action does not warrant the application of the entire principal methodology, as the bond has been repaid in full.
Other methodologies referenced in this transaction are listed at the end of this press release.
These may be found on www.dbrs.com at: http://www.dbrs.com/about/methodologies.
For a more detailed discussion of the sovereign risk impact on Structured Finance ratings, please refer to “Appendix C: The Impact of Sovereign Ratings on Other DBRS Credit Ratings” of the “Global Methodology for Rating Sovereign Governments” at: https://www.dbrs.com/research/350410/global-methodology-for-rating-sovereign-governments.
The sources of data and information used for this rating includes investor reports provided by Citibank N.A., London branch (the Calculation Agent).
DBRS Morningstar did not rely upon third-party due diligence in order to conduct its analysis.
At the time of the initial rating, DBRS Morningstar was supplied with third-party assessments. However, this did not impact the rating analysis.
DBRS Morningstar considers the data and information available to it for the purposes of providing this rating to be of satisfactory quality.
DBRS Morningstar does not audit or independently verify the data or information it receives in connection with the rating process.
The last rating action on this transaction took place on 25 March 2019, when DBRS Morningstar confirmed its ratings of the Class A Notes at AAA (sf), the Class B Notes at AA (high) (sf), the Class C Notes at A (high) (sf), the Class D Notes at BBB (sf) and the Class E Notes at BB (sf) and upgraded its rating of the Class F Notes to BB (sf) from B (sf).
Information regarding DBRS Morningstar ratings, including definitions, policies and methodologies, is available on www.dbrs.com.
As this is a discontinued-repaid rating action, a sensitivity analysis is not applicable.
For further information on DBRS Morningstar historical default rates published by the European Securities and Markets Authority (ESMA) in a central repository, see: http://cerep.esma.europa.eu/cerep-web/statistics/defaults.xhtml.
Ratings assigned by DBRS Ratings Limited are subject to EU and US regulations only.
Lead Analyst: Clare Wootton, Senior Financial Analyst
Rating Committee Chair: Alfonso Candelas, Senior Vice President
Initial Rating Date: 5 March 2018
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The rating methodologies used in the analysis of this transaction can be found at: http://www.dbrs.com/about/methodologies.
-- Legal Criteria for European Structured Finance Transactions
-- Operational Risk Assessment for European Structured Finance Servicers
-- Operational Risk Assessment for European Structured Finance Originators
-- Interest Rate Stresses for European Structured Finance Transactions
-- Derivative Criteria for European Structured Finance Transactions
-- Rating European Consumer and Commercial Asset-Backed Securitisations
-- Master European Structured Finance Surveillance Methodology
A description of how DBRS Morningstar analyses structured finance transactions and how the methodologies are collectively applied can be found at: http://www.dbrs.com/research/278375.
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