Grosvenor Place CLO 2022-1: 01 December 2022
The assets securing the Notes will consist primarily of a portfolio of Senior Obligations, Mezzanine Obligations and High Yield Bonds, and will be managed by CQS (UK) LLP.
Eligibility criteria (includes): it is a Secured Senior Obligation, a Corporate Rescue Loan, an Unsecured Senior Obligation, a Mezzanine Obligation, a Second Lien Loan or a High Yield Bond, in each case; it is not a lease (including, a financial lease); it is not a Structured Finance Security or a Synthetic Security; it is not a Zero Coupon Security; other than a Corporate Rescue Loan or Uptier Priming Debt, it has a Fitch Rating and an S&P Rating of not lower than “CCC-”; it is not a debt obligation which pays interest only and does not require the repayment of principal; is an obligation of an Obligor or Obligors Domiciled in a Non-Emerging Market Country (as determined by the Collateral Manager acting on behalf of the Issuer); it is not a Project Finance Loan; it is not an ESG Excluded Obligation or an ESG Prohibited Collateral Obligation; it has a minimum purchase price of 60.0% of the Principal Balance of such Collateral Obligation.
The Issuer anticipates that by the Issue Date it, or the Collateral Manager on its behalf, will have purchased or committed to purchase Collateral Obligations the Aggregate Principal Balance of which is equal to at least €345mln, which is approximately 98.6% of the Target Par Amount.
The Notes (other than the Class F Notes) will be offered by the Issuer through BNP Paribas or an affiliate thereof in its capacity as initial purchaser and sole arranger for the offering of such Notes subject to prior sale.
EU & UK Risk Retention: CQS Loan Funding Limited will act as retention holder for the purposes of the EU/UK Retention and Transparency Requirements in its capacity as originator.
US Risk Retention: While it is possible that the US Risk Retention Rules do not apply to this transaction, the US Retention Holder expects to acquire the Retention Notes on the Issue Date. However, there can be no assurance that the US Retention Holder will continue to hold the US Retention Notes on any future date.