NEW YORK, September 09, 2022--(BUSINESS WIRE)--KBRA assigns ratings to three classes of additional Series 2022-1 Notes ("CPC 2022-1") issued by CPC Asset Securitization I, LLC.
CPC 2022-1 represents the second series of notes issued by CPC Asset Securitization I, LLC (the "Issuer"), following the issuance of Series 2021-1 ("CPC 2021-1") on December 7, 2021. Both Series 2022-1 and Series 2021-1 (collectively referred to as the "Notes") share in the same collateral pool. In conjunction with the issuance of CPC 2022-1, KBRA anticipates affirming the ratings on the Issuer’s outstanding Series 2021-1 Notes. The ratings for the Notes are consistent with the results of our cash flow analysis following the addition of the Series 2022-1 Notes.
The proceeds of the sale of the Series 2022-1 Notes will be used to purchase receivables, fund the reserve account and pay related fees and expenses. The Notes are "expandable" term notes such that at any time during the revolving period, the Issuer may periodically issue additional Notes, up to a maximum amount of $500.0 million, as long as certain conditions are met, including receipt of Rating Agency Confirmation.
CPC was founded in 2009, headquartered in Minnetonka, Minnesota with offices Minnesota, Iowa, and Georgia. The Company provides financing to small businesses through the use of a proprietary risk scoring model, transactional data and technology systems. CPC’s underwriting approach relies on multiple data sources and metrics related to a business owner that the Company believes to be predictive of the business owner’s credit performance.
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