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  • Exposures that are in a Second Loss Position or Better of an ABCP

    • PIB 4.14.41

      An Authorised Firm may apply a risk weight of 100% or the highest risk weight assigned to any of the underlying Exposures in the ABCP Programme, whichever is higher, to an unrated securitisation Exposure arising from the ABCP Programme, provided the securitisation position complies with the following conditions:

      (a) the subject securitisation Exposure must be in a tranche which is economically in a second loss position or better and the First Loss Position must provide meaningful credit protection to the second loss tranche;
      (b) the associated Credit Risk of the securitisation Exposure is the equivalent of a Credit Quality Grade of III or better in the short-term rating category; and
      (c) the Authorised Firm must not hold a position in the First Loss Position.
      Derived from RM111/2012 (Made 15th October 2012). [VER20/12-12]