SCI Start the Week - 19 March

Category: ABS CDO CLOs

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A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.


There was a somewhat more measured pace of pipeline additions last week. The final count consisted of eight ABS, a CLO, two CMBS and three RMBS.

The ABS were: US$753.59m Daimler Trucks Retail Trust 2018-1; US$200m GMF Floorplan Owner Revolving Trust Series 2018-1; US$578.1m GMF Floorplan Owner Revolving Trust Series 2018-2; RMB4bn Huitong 2018-1 Retail Auto Mortgage Loan Securitization Trust; US$748.6m Navient Student Loan Trust 2018-2; Penarth Master Issuer Series 2018-1; US$647.5m Prosper Marketplace Issuance Trust Series 2018-1; and US$4bn Sprint Spectrum Co Series 2018-1.

US$646m CBAM 2018-5 was the CLO and the CMBS were US$1.325bn BBCMS 2018-TALL and US$839m UBS 2018-C9. The RMBS were RMAC No.1, US$985m STACR 2018-HQA1 and US$139.95m STACR 2018-SPI1.


There was a particularly long list of 27 ABS prints. There were also 11 CLOs, four CMBS and three RMBS.

The ABS were: US$251.3m American Credit Acceptance Receivables Trust 2018-1; US$1bn American Express Credit Account Master Trust Series 2018-1; US$500m American Express Credit Account Master Trust Series 2018-2; US$500m American Express Credit Account Master Trust Series 2018-3; €452m Bavarian Sky France Auto Leases 3; €218m BL Cards 2018; US$1.052bn Capital Auto Receivables Asset Trust 2018-1; US$233.75m CommonBond Student Loan Trust 2018-A-GS; US$286.64m Consumer Loan Underlying Bond Credit Trust 2018-NP1; US$225.354m ENGS Commercial Finance Trust 2018-1; US$1bn Enterprise Fleet Financing 2018-1; US$758m Ford Credit Floorplan Master Owner Trust A Series 2018-1; US$523m Ford Credit Floorplan Master Owner Trust A Series 2018-2; US$278.2m Foursight Capital Automobile Receivables Trust 2018-1; US$201.2m JG Wentworth XLI Series 2018-1; US$350m OneMain Financial Issuance Trust 2018-2; US$442.8m OSCAR US Funding Trust 2018-1; US$1.04bn Santander Retail Auto Lease Trust 2018-A; US$768.4m Sapphire Aviation Finance I; US$147m Skopos Auto Receivables Trust 2018-1; US$670m SMB Private Education Loan Trust 2018-A; US$825.33m SoFi Professional Loan Program 2018-B; US$3.9375bn Sprint Spectrum Co Series 2018-1; US$618.49m Synchrony Credit Card Master Note Trust Series 2018-1; US$450.3m Triton Container Finance VI Series 2018-1; €1.533bn VCL 26; and RMB4.5bn VINZ 2018-1.

The CLOs were: US$462.5m Apex Credit CLO 2018; US$714m Ares XLVII CLO; €411m Armada Euro CLO II; US$611m Bain Capital Credit CLO 2018-1; €474m BlackRock European CLO I (reissue); US$564m Galaxy XX CLO; US$246m Golub Capital BDC CLO 2014-1R; US$319m Jamestown CLO II 2013-2R; US$610m KKR CLO 21 2018-21; US$505.7m Palmer Square Loan Funding 2018-2; and US$433.45m Voya CLO 2013-2R.

US$1.4bn BX 2018-BIOA, Canadian Commercial Mortgage Origination Trust 4 Series 2018-4, US$165m Ready Capital Mortgage Trust 2018-4 and US$673m SBA Tower Trust Series 2018-1C accounted for the CMBS. The RMBS were A$400m ConQuest 2018-1, US$444m Nationstar HECM Loan Trust 2018-1 and US$446.17m PSMC 2018-1 Trust.

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