Press Release

DBRS Morningstar Publishes Updated Rating European Structured Finance Transactions Methodology and Appendices

July 15, 2022

DBRS Morningstar published an updated version of its “Rating European Structured Finance Transactions Methodology” (the Methodology) and the following three appendices to the Methodology:

-- Appendix 1: European Reverse Mortgages;
-- Appendix 2: Obligations Backed by Insurance Policy (Financial Guarantee); and
-- Appendix 3: Dual-Recourse Securities.

DBRS Morningstar has conducted a periodic review of the Methodology and the appendices. These updates supersede the previous versions published on 19 May 2022 and are effective as of 15 July 2022. DBRS Morningstar deems the updates not to be material and has determined that no ratings are expected to change as a result of these updates.

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