KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to OneMain Financial Issuance Trust 2022-S1
NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–KBRA assigns preliminary ratings to four classes of bonds issued by OneMain Financial Issuance Trust 2022-S1 (“OMFIT 2022-S1”), a consumer loan-backed securities transaction. OMFIT 2022-S1 will issue four classes of notes totaling $500.0 million. Preliminary ratings reflect initial levels of credit enhancement ranging from 33.96% for Class A Notes to 8.41% for Class D Notes.
This transaction represents the first consumer loan, term ABS securitization issued by OneMain Finance Corporation (“OneMain” or “OMFC”, or the “Company”) in 2022. OneMain has also issued 24 consumer loans and six term securitizations of automobile loans through its subsidiaries. since 2013. OMFIT 2022-S1 represents the company’s first ABS aligned with the 2021 Social Bond Principles administered by the International Capital Market Association, as the issuer intends to use the proceeds of the issuance for a qualifying social project that provides or promotes access to essential services and/or socio-economic advancement and empowerment.
OneMain Holdings, Inc. (“OMH”) is a consumer finance company that offers loan products through a nationwide branch network and through its online platform. OMH completed its acquisition of OneMain Financial Holdings, LLC on November 15, 2015 from CitiFinancial Credit Company for $4.49 billion in cash. OMH is now listed on the NYSE under the symbol “OMF”.
KBRA applied its ABS Global Rating Methodology for Consumer Lending, its Global Structured Finance Counterparty Methodology and its ESG Global Rating Methodology as part of its analysis of the transaction’s underlying collateral pool and credit structure. proposed capital. KBRA reviewed its operational review of OneMain, as well as periodic update calls with the company. Operational agreements and legal opinions will be reviewed prior to closing.
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