KBRA Assigns Preliminary Rating to FNA VII, LLC

NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–#KBRA–KBRA assigns a preliminary rating to a note class of FNA VII, LLC, a property tax lien ABS transaction.

This transaction represents the fifth public term securitization for First National Holdings, LLC. On the closing date, the company will own all of the membership interests of the Issuer. The initial collateral pool is comprised of property tax lien assets from municipalities within the states of Arizona, California, Florida, Illinois, Indiana, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, Nevada, South Carolina, and Texas. The tax liens in the aforementioned states have been purchased by special purpose tax lien holding subsidiaries of the Company that are contributed by the Company to the Issuer at closing.

The initial collateral in the transaction includes approximately $106.8 million of property tax liens. The transaction also features two different reinvestment accounts (the “New Tax Lien Asset Account” and the “Subsequent Tax Lien Asset Account”) with a total of $39.5 million deposited at closing ($33.0 million in the New Tax Lien Account and $6.5 million in the Subsequent Tax Lien Account).

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