• Wed. Sep 21st, 2022

KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Shamrock Residential 2022-1 DAC

DUBLIN–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KBRA Europe (KBRA) assigns preliminary ratings to seven categories of notes issued by Shamrock Residential 2022-1 DAC (Shamrock). The transaction is a static RMBS securitization backed primarily by reproductive mortgage loans (RPLs). The underlying collateral consists of a mixed portfolio of €598.6 million of seasoned performing and re-performing first mortgages which are secured by owner-occupied properties (OO, 78.4%) and rental properties (BTL, 21.6%) located in Ireland. The portfolio mainly comprises mortgage loans issued by two Irish originators, Ulster Bank (43.8%) and Allied Irish Bank (31.8%, AIB).

The loans are managed by Cabot Financial (Ireland) Limited and Mars Capital Finance Ireland DAC, both managers have a significant number of years of experience servicing recurring loans and overdue loans.

KBRA’s scoring approach includes review and analysis of loan originator, administrator and other key transaction counterparties, review of agreed procedure report, use of European Mortgage Model KBRA (KEMM) for Irish Mortgages to analyze collateral and borrower attributes, an assessment of the securitization framework from a structural and legal perspective and ongoing monitoring of the operation. This analysis is further described in KBRA’s European RMBS Rating Methodology.

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Information on the meaning of each rating category can be found here.

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Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC (KBRA) is a full-service credit rating agency registered with the United States Securities and Exchange Commission as an NRSRO. Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited is registered as a rating agency with the European Securities and Markets Authority. Kroll Bond Rating Agency UK Limited is registered as a rating agency with the UK Financial Conduct Authority under the temporary registration scheme. In addition, KBRA is designated as the Designated Rating Agency by the Ontario Securities Commission for issuers of asset-backed securities to file a short form prospectus or shelf prospectus. KBRA is also recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners as a credit rating provider. Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe is located at 6-8 College Green, Dublin 2, Ireland.