Bavarian Sky S.A. German Auto Loans (Comp 12): 02 April 2023
As per the previous Bavarian Sky German Auto transactions (all prospectuses and investor reports available on EuroABS) the issue is backed by a portfolio of loan receivables secured on certain passenger cars, light commercial vehicles or motorcycles. BMW Bank is the seller of the receivables and it is one of Germany’s leading automotive banks.
Eligibility criteria (includes): is denominated and payable in Euros; has a fixed interest rate and is fully amortising; at least one due loan instalments has been fully paid; is subject to the laws of Germany; the debtor is neither an employee of BMW nor an officer of BMW; the relevant Loan Agreement has been entered into with a Debtor which (i) if a corporate entity, has its registered office in Germany or (ii) if an individual, has its place of residence in Germany.
At the cut-off date (28 February 2023) the portfolio consisted of 46,462 loans, of which 44,739 are balloon loans. The average outstanding balance is Eur20,064 and the average balloon amount is Eur12,554. Client type: private - 70.0% and commercial - 30.0%. Credit type: Balloon - 98.64%, Equal Instalment Loan - 1.36%. Debtor concentration: top 1 - 0.05%, top 5 - 0.25%, top 20 - 0.72%. Vehicle type: used - 60.0% and new - 40.0%. The WA seasoning is 12.72 months.
EU Risk Retention: In compliance with Article 6 Paragraph (3)(d) of the Securitisation Regulation, the Seller has undertaken to retain on an ongoing basis, until the earlier of the redemption of the Class A Notes in full and the Legal Final Maturity Date, at least 5% of the nominal amount of the "securitised exposures" by (i) retaining until the earlier of the redemption of the Class A Notes in full and the Legal Final Maturity Date the Class B Notes and (ii) until the earlier of the redemption of the Notes in full and the Legal Final Maturity Date, in its capacity as Subordinated Lender, providing the Subordinated Loan, provided in each case of (i) and (ii) that the Seller will not be in breach of such undertaking if the Seller fails to so comply due to events, actions or circumstances beyond the Seller's control.
US Risk Retention: The Seller does not intend to retain at least 5% of the credit risk of the Notes for the purposes of the US Risk Retention Rules, but rather intends to rely on an exemption provided for in Section 20 of the US Risk Retention Rules regarding non-US transactions.
STS: This transaction is intended to comply with the criteria of the Securitisation Regulation as set out in Articles 19 to 22 of the Securitisation Regulation and to be recognised as a simple, transparent and standardised securitisation.
Compare/contrast: Bavarian Sky S.A. German Auto Loans (Compartment 11), Autonoria DE 2023 FdT