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Rating Action: Moody's assigns provisional Aaa (sf) to Bank of America's Class A (2015-1) card ABS
Global Credit Research - 02 Feb 2015
Moody's Investors Service has assigned a provisional Aaa (sf) rating to the BAseries Class A(2015-1) Notes to be issued by the BA Credit Card Trust (Trust), sponsored by Bank of America, N.A. (Bank of America).
Moody's rating action is as follows:
Issuer: BA Credit Card Trust, BAseries
BAseries Class A(2015-1) Notes, Assigned (P)Aaa (sf)