Press Release|ABS

KBRA Assigns a Preliminary Rating to AASET 2024-1 Trust

3 Jun 2024   |   New York


KBRA assigns a preliminary rating to one class of notes issued by AASET 2024-1 Trust (AASET 2024-1), an aviation ABS transaction. AASET 2024-1 represents the 14th aviation ABS transaction sponsored and serviced by Carlyle Aviation Management Limited (The Company) and its affiliates. The Company is comprised of over 124 individuals operating out of three offices with headquarters in Miami, Florida.

Proceeds from the Class A-1 Notes will be used to acquire a portfolio of 12 assets (the Portfolio); consisting of 10 narrowbody aircraft (70.3% by value) and two widebody aircraft (29.7% by value) on lease (or expected to be on lease to) to 11 lessees located in 10 jurisdictions. As of April 12, 2024 (the Cutoff Date), the weighted average remaining term of the initial lease contracts is approximately 9.2 years. The Portfolio has an initial value of approximately $658.5 million.

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Further information on key credit considerations, sensitivity analyses that consider what factors can affect these credit ratings and how they could lead to an upgrade or a downgrade, and ESG factors (where they are a key driver behind the change to the credit rating or rating outlook) can be found in the full rating report referenced above.

A description of all substantially material sources that were used to prepare the credit rating and information on the methodology(ies) (inclusive of any material models and sensitivity analyses of the relevant key rating assumptions, as applicable) used in determining the credit rating is available in the Information Disclosure Form(s) located here.

Information on the meaning of each rating category can be located here.

Further disclosures relating to this rating action are available in the Information Disclosure Form(s) referenced above. Additional information regarding KBRA policies, methodologies, rating scales and disclosures are available at

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