KBRA assigns preliminary ratings to four classes of notes issued by OneMain Financial Issuance Trust 2022-S1 (“OMFIT 2022-S1”), a consumer loan asset-backed securities transaction. OMFIT 2022-S1 will issue four classes of notes totaling $500.0 million. The preliminary ratings reflect initial credit enhancement levels ranging from 33.96% for the Class A notes to 8.41% for the Class D notes.
This transaction represents the first consumer loan, term ABS securitization issued by OneMain Finance Corporation (“OneMain” or “OMFC”, or the “Company”) in 2022. OneMain has also issued 24 consumer loan and six auto loan term securitizations through its subsidiaries since 2013. OMFIT 2022-S1 represents the Company’s first ABS aligned with the 2021 Social Bond Principles administered by the International Capital Market Association, as the issuer intends to utilize the proceeds of the issuance for an eligible social project that provides or promotes access to essential services and/or socioeconomic advancement and empowerment.
OneMain Holdings, Inc. (“OMH”) is a consumer finance company which offers loan products through a nationwide network of branches and through its online platform. OMH completed its acquisition of OneMain Financial Holdings, LLC on November 15, 2015 from CitiFinancial Credit Company for $4.49 billion in cash. OMH is now listed on the NYSE under the ticker symbol “OMF”.
KBRA applied its Consumer Loan ABS Global Rating Methodology, Global Structured Finance Counterparty Methodology and ESG Global Rating Methodology as part of its analysis of the transaction’s underlying collateral pool and the proposed capital structure. KBRA considered its operational review of OneMain, as well as periodic update calls with the Company. Operative agreements and legal opinions will be reviewed prior to closing.
- Consumer Loan ABS Global Rating Methodology
- Global Structured Finance Counterparty Methodology
- ESG Global Rating Methodology
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.
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