Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility

The Term Asset-Backed Securities Loan Facility (TALF) is designed to help market participants meet the credit needs of households and small businesses by supporting the issuance of asset-backed securities (ABS) collateralized by student loans, auto loans, credit card loans and loans guaranteed by the Small Business Administration (SBA). Eligible borrowers must use a primary dealer, which will act as agent for the borrower, to access the TALF and must deliver eligible collateral to the New York Fed's custodian bank.

Operation Announcement
Operation Date: May 5, 2009
Settlement Date: May 12, 2009
Maturity Date: May 14, 2012
Facility Open: May 5, 2009 1:00 p.m. ET
Facility Close: May 5, 2009 3:00 p.m. ET
Administrative Fee: 5.00 basis points
Eligible Collateral: ABS1
Term: 3 years
Rates will be set at 12:00 p.m. on May 5, 2009.
Haircuts:

ABS Average Life (years)

Sector

Subsector

0-1

>1-2

>2-3

>3-4

>4-5

>5-6

>6-7

Auto

Prime retail lease

10%

11%

12%

13%

14%

Auto

Prime retail loan

6%

7%

8%

9%

10%

Auto

Subprime retail loan

9%

10%

11%

12%

13%

Auto

Motorcycle/other recreational vehicles

7%

8%

9%

10%

11%

Auto

Commercial and government fleets

9%

10%

11%

12%

13%

Auto

Rental fleets

12%

13%

14%

15%

16%

Credit Card

Prime

5%

5%

6%

7%

8%

Credit Card

Subprime

6%

7%

8%

9%

10%

Equipment

Loans and leases

5%

6%

7%

8%

9%

Floorplan

Auto

12%

13%

14%

15%

16%

Floorplan

Non-auto

11%

12%

13%

14%

15%

Servicing Advances

Residential mortgage

12%

13%

14%

15%

16%

Small Business

SBA loans

5%

5%

5%

5%

5%

6%

6%

Student Loan

Private

8%

9%

10%

11%

12%

13%

14%

Student Loan

Gov’t guaranteed

5%

5%

5%

5%

5%

6%

6%

For ABS benefitting from a substantial government guarantee with average lives beyond five years, haircuts will increase by one percentage point for every two additional years of average life beyond five years. For all other ABS with average lives beyond five years, haircuts will increase by one percentage point for each additional year of average life beyond five years.
Rates:

Sector

Subsector

Fixed
(Weighted Average Life in years)

Floating

<1

1-<2

>=2

Auto

1-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

2-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

3-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

1-month LIBOR + 100 bps

Credit Card

1-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

2-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

3-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

1-month LIBOR + 100 bps

Equipment

1-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

2-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

3-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

1-month LIBOR + 100 bps

Floorplan

1-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

2-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

3-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

1-month LIBOR + 100 bps

Servicing Advances

Residential mortgages

1-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

2-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

3-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 100 bps

1-month LIBOR + 100 bps

Small Business

SBA loans 7(a)

N/A
N/A
N/A

Fed Funds Target + 75 bps

Small Business

SBA loans 504

N/A
N/A

3-year LIBOR swap rate
+ 50 bps

N/A

Student Loan

Private

N/A
N/A
N/A

1-month LIBOR + 100 bps

Student Loan

Gov’t guaranteed

N/A
N/A
N/A

1-month LIBOR + 50 bps

1As defined in the terms & conditions
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