Latitude readies its debut public personal-loan ABS

Latitude Finance Australia (Latitude) is preparing its third asset-backed securities (ABS) deal of 2017, and its first public personal loan-backed ABS, with expected ratings assigned to the forthcoming deal on 30 October. Latitude Australia Personal Loans Series 2017-1 Trust has a six-tranche structure with indicative aggregate volume of A$542.5 million (US$416.5 million), according to preliminary ratings reports by Moody’s Investors Service and Fitch Ratings (Fitch).