Preliminary 'AAA' Rating Assigned To JHF?s ¥60.2 Billion Series 12 Structured Issuance Mar 08

  • ID: 2050264
  • March 2008
  • Standard & Poors
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TOKYO (Standard & Poor's) March 17, 2008--Standard & Poor's Ratings Services today assigned its preliminary 'AAA' rating to Japan Housing Finance Agency's (JHF) ¥60.2 billion Series 12 fixed-rate residential mortgage-secured pass-through notes. The notes are ultimately secured by a pool of residential mortgage loans originated by JHF. The preliminary rating is based on information as of March 17, 2008. Subsequent information may result in the assignment of a final rating that differs from the preliminary rating. A final rating will be assigned after the amount and exact terms of the notes are finalized and a full rating analysis is completed, including a satisfactory review of the final pool, cash flow modeling, final structure, transaction documents, and legal and tax opinions....

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- Japan Housing Finance Agency

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