ikehau CLO IV B.V. will control €400 million (UA$466.5 million) in mostly European leveraged loans and high-yield bonds (with an allowance for up to 25% of non-euro-denominated assets), according to Fitch Ratings.
In the U.S., the 12-month trailing default rate fell to 3.4% in June from 4% in March, while in Europe it declined to 2.2% from 2.8% over the quarter. Globally, defaults stood at 2.9%, down from 3.4% in the first quarter.
Annisa CLO was originally issued in August 2016, just before risk retention regulation took effect, but was the firm's first deal to be dually compliant with both U.S. rules (which no longer apply to CLOs) and European rules.
Bavarian Sky UK 2 plc is as yet unsized; the collateral will initially consist of 70% new and 30% used primarily BWM and MINI vehicles, 56% of which use diesel fuel, according to Moody's Investors Service.
It's another example of what appears to be tailoring tranches to meet the tenor and yield requirements of specific investors; the deal, GMS Euro CLO 2014-1, was also upsized to €508 million from €368.3 million originally.
Five classes of notes will be issued in the transaction, BBVA Consumer Auto 2018-1, which is backed by a pool of well-seasoned loans on new and used cars that will revolve for an initial period of 1.5 years.