DBRS Ratings Limited (DBRS Morningstar) discontinued its ratings of the notes issued by Towd Point Mortgage Funding 2017-Auburn 11 Plc.
The discontinuations reflect the full repayment of the notes on 20 February 2020. The ratings and remaining balances of the notes were as follows:
-- Class A1 Notes rated AAA (sf) with a balance of GBP 590,757,065.51
-- Class A2 Notes rated AAA (sf) with a balance of GBP 50,000,000.00
-- Class B Notes rated AA (high) (sf) with a balance of GBP 52,500,000.00
-- Class C Notes rated A (high) (sf) with a balance of GBP 37,500,000.00
For additional disclosure related to the impact of the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) on DBRS Morningstar rating methodologies, please see the following link: https://www.dbrsmorningstar.com/research/357883/dbrs-morningstar-provides-update-on-rating-methodologies-in-light-of-measures-to-contain-coronavirus-disease-covid-19.
All figures are in British pound sterling 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 these ratings include investor reports provided by Capital Home Loans Limited (Cash Manager) and U.S. Bank Trustees Limited.
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 these ratings 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 19 December 2019, when DBRS Morningstar confirmed its ratings on the Class A1 and Class A2 Notes at AAA (sf), and upgraded its ratings on the Class B and Class C Notes to AA (high) (sf) from AA (sf) and to A (high) (sf) from A (sf), respectively.
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: Andrew Lynch, Vice President
Rating Committee Chair: Alfonso Candelas, Senior Vice President
Initial Rating Date: 2 February 2017
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The rating methodologies used in the analysis of this transaction can be found at: http://www.dbrs.com/about/methodologies.
-- Master European Structured Finance Surveillance Methodology
-- Legal Criteria for European Structured Finance Transactions
-- Operational Risk Assessment for European Structured Finance Servicers
-- European RMBS Insight Methodology
-- European RMBS Insight: U.K. Addendum
-- Interest Rate Stresses for European Structured Finance Transactions
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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