BayernLB completes first STS-compliant synthetic securitisation with EUR 1bn reference portfolio

Munich – BayernLB has successfully placed its first-ever STS-compliant synthetic securitisation, with a EUR 1 billion reference portfolio comprising corporate loans. The transaction meets the regulatory criteria for STS (simple, transparent and standardised) securitisations. The capital structure consists of three tranches, whereby BayernLB retains the equity tranche (first loss) and the senior tranche.