The proposed securitisation project would refinance retail auto loans originated by Russian Standard Bank (“Originator”), thereby freeing up capital and providing new funding to make new auto loans in Russia. The EBRD would subscribe to mezzanine and/or junior bonds issued against a securitised portfolio of Russian Standard Bank’s auto loans.
Securitisation is an important source of refinancing. The proposed project would be one of the first and one of the largest car loan securitisations in countries of the Bank’s operation and would accelerate the development of the Russian capital markets by widening the investor base for this asset class. It would also make auto financing more readily available, particularly in the Russian Federation regions, thereby enabling Russian consumers to acquire passenger cars more easily and contributing to increased demand and economic growth.
JSC Russian Standard Bank, the leading consumer finance bank in Russia.
EBRD will invest in mezzanine and/or junior bonds denominated in Euro and securitised by a portfolio of auto loans originated by Russian Standard Bank. The transaction structure envisages the issuance of approximately EUR 300 million of senior, mezzanine and junior bonds (excluding the Originator provided finance) with EBRD subscribing to up to approximately EUR 25 million of the mezzanine/junior bonds, and other international and domestic investors subscribing to the senior and remaining bonds.
Up to EUR 350 million, including financing provided by Russian Standard Bank.
There are no environmental risks associated with the retail lending, therefore there will be no specific environmental requirements associated with this operation.
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