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Avoca CLO XIX PLC: 09 November 2018


The assets securing the notes will consist of a portfolio of Senior Loans, Secured Senior Bonds, Corporate Rescue Loans, Mezzanine Obligations and High Yield Bonds, and will be managed by KKR Credit Advisors (Ireland) Unlimited Company.

Eligibility criteria (includes): it is a Secured Senior Loan, a Secured Senior Bond, a Corporate Rescue Loan, an Unsecured Senior Loan, a Mezzanine Obligation, a Second Lien Loan or a High Yield Bond; it is not a Defaulted Obligation or a Credit Impaired Obligation; it is not a lease; it is not a Structured Finance Security, pre-funded letter of credit, collateralised letter of credit or a Synthetic Security; is an obligation of an Obligor or Obligors Domiciled in a Qualifying Country; it is not a Project Finance Loan; it is not a Deferring Security; it is not a Collateral Debt Obligation of KKR or any Portfolio Company sponsored by KKR that was organised or incorporated in the United States; it is not a PIK Obligation; it is not a Zero Coupon Obligation; it is not a Bridge Loan; it has a minimum purchase price of 60 per cent of the Principal Balance of such Collateral Debt Obligation.

The Issuer anticipates that by the Issue Date it, or the Investment Manager on its behalf, will have purchased or committed to purchase Collateral Debt Obligations the Aggregate Principal Balance of which is approximately €380mln, which is approximately 95.0% of the Target Par Amount.

The Notes will be offered by the Issuer through Citigroup Global Markets Limited in its capacity as placement agent of the offering of such Notes, subject to prior sale.


EU Risk Retention: The Investment Manager shall act as Retention Holder for the purposes of the EU Retention Requirements and will undertake, for so long as any Class of Rated Notes remains Outstanding, on an ongoing basis, to retain a net economic interest in the transaction which will be comprised of an interest in the first loss tranche (within the meaning of paragraph 1(d) of Article 405 of the CRR, paragraph 1(d) of Article 51 of the AIFMD Level 2 Regulation and paragraph 2(d) of Article 254 of the Solvency II Level 2 Regulation, in each case in force as at the Issue Date) by way of holding Subordinated Notes with an aggregate Principal Amount Outstanding, at any time, equal to an amount not less than 5% of the Aggregate Collateral Balance.

US Risk Retention: The Investment Manager does not intend to retain a risk retention interest contemplated by the U.S. Risk Retention Rules in connection with the transaction described in the Prospectus or the Notes in reliance on the Foreign Safe Harbor.