KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Brean Asset Backed Securities Trust 2023-RM7 (BABS 2023-RM7)

December 7, 2023 11:53 AM EST

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- KBRA assigns preliminary ratings to seven class of mortgage-backed notes from Brean Asset Backed Securities Trust 2023-RM7 (BABS 2023-RM7). The pool comprises 301 fixed rate proprietary reverse mortgage loans with an aggregate principal balance of $154.2 million as of the cut-off date.

In its review of this transaction, KBRA utilized its Reverse Mortgage Securitization Global Rating Methodology and evaluated the collateral pool using its KBRA Reverse Mortgage Model (KRMM).

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Further information on key credit considerations, sensitivity analyses that consider what factors can affect these credit ratings and how they could lead to an upgrade or a downgrade, and ESG factors (where they are a key driver behind the change to the credit rating or rating outlook) can be found in the full rating report referenced above.

A description of all substantially material sources that were used to prepare the credit rating and information on the methodology(ies) (inclusive of any material models and sensitivity analyses of the relevant key rating assumptions, as applicable) used in determining the credit rating is available in the Information Disclosure Form(s) located here.

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Kroll Bond Rating Agency, LLC (KBRA) is a full-service credit rating agency registered with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission as an NRSRO. Kroll Bond Rating Agency Europe Limited is registered as a CRA with the European Securities and Markets Authority. Kroll Bond Rating Agency UK Limited is registered as a CRA with the UK Financial Conduct Authority. In addition, KBRA is designated as a designated rating organization by the Ontario Securities Commission for issuers of asset-backed securities to file a short form prospectus or shelf prospectus. KBRA is also recognized by the National Association of Insurance Commissioners as a Credit Rating Provider.

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