NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings expects to assign the following ratings to the SLM Student Loan Trust 2012-7, student loan-backed notes:
--$278,000,000 Floating Rate Class A-1, 'AAAsf'; Outlook Negative;
--$360,000,000 Floating Rate Class A-2, 'AAAsf'; Outlook Negative;
--$575,000,000 Floating Rate Class A-3, 'AAAsf'; Outlook Negative; and
--$37,500,000 Floating Rate Class B, 'A+sf'; Outlook Stable.
Fitch's stress analysis is discussed in the presale titled 'SLM Student Loan Trust 2012-7', dated Nov. 1, 2012.
Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. The ratings above were solicited by, or on behalf of, the issuer, and therefore, Fitch has been compensated for the provision of the ratings.
Applicable Criteria and Related Research:
--'Global Structured Finance Rating Criteria' (June 6, 2012);
--'Rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS Criteria' (April 3, 2012).
Applicable Criteria and Related Research: SLM Student Loan Trust 2012-7
Rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS Criteria
Global Structured Finance Rating Criteria
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