KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Adams Outdoor Advertising Limited Partnership (LP), Secured Billboard Revenue Notes, Series 2018-1
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Oct 9, 2018--Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) assigns preliminary ratings to three classes of secured billboard revenue notes, Series 2018-1 (the “Notes”) issued by Adams Outdoor Advertising Limited Partnership (LP).
The Secured Billboard Revenue Notes, Series 2018-1 Class A Notes, the Series 2018-1 Class B Notes and the Series 2018-1 Class C Notes (together, the “Series 2018-1 Notes” or the “Notes”) anticipated to be issued by Adams Outdoor Advertising Limited Partnership (the “Issuer”) represents the Issuer’s fourth securitization. AOA Management Company Limited Partnership (“AOA”, the “Manager” or the “Company”) is an indirect owner of the Issuer and will administer collections and otherwise manage the Billboard Assets on behalf of the Issuer. The Issuer is a master trust and, as such, the indenture permits the issuance of additional classes and series of notes.
The Notes are primarily secured by substantially all Billboard Assets owned by the Issuer. As of August 31, 2018, the Issuer operated, in the aggregate, approximately 9,789 advertising displays, including approximately 3,432 bulletins, 6,048 posters, 265 digital displays and 44 other displays. The portfolio’s net outdoor advertising revenues and eligible net cash flow as of August 31, 2018 was approximately $124.9 million and $66.8 million, respectively.
The transaction will benefit from sufficient credit support, an interest reserve account and other structural features including scheduled amortization to the noteholders and DSCR triggers that divert additional cash to pay the notes upon the weakening of collateral performance. These structural features are further described in the .
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Xilun Chen, Senior Director
Fred Perreten, Director
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Lenny Giltman, Managing Director
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