NEW YORK–(BUSINESS WIRE)–Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns preliminary ratings of ‘BBB- (sf)’ to the Series 2019-GT2 Class A and Class B Term Notes from FMC GMSR ISSUER TRUST, Freedom Mortgage Corporation’s (FMC) master trust issuer of notes backed by a participation certificate evidencing a participation interest in mortgage servicing rights (MSR) on loans underlying Ginnie Mae guaranteed mortgage backed securities.
KBRA’s rating on the Series 2019-GT2 Term Notes is primarily dependent on the credit rating of FMC (KBRA Rating: BB+/Stable) as repurchase obligor under a repo facility in support of the Issuer’s rights to MSRs granted by Ginnie Mae to FMC, with certain transaction features described more fully in KBRA’s presale report providing one notch uplift on the rating of the notes.
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Related Publications: (available at www.kbra.com)
- FMC GMSR ISSUER TRUST, MSR COLLATERALIZED NOTES, Series 2019-GT2 Pre-Sale Report
- KBRA Assigns BB+ Issuer Rating to Freedom Mortgage Corporation
- Global Finance Company Rating Methodology
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Vincent Arscott, Senior Director
Sharif Mahdavian, Senior Director
Jack Kahan, Managing Director