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Fitch to Rate World Financial Network Credit Card Master Note Trust, Series 2012-D

NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Fitch Ratings expects to assign the following ratings to World Financial Network Credit Card Master Note Trust's asset-backed notes, series 2012-D:

--$350,000,000 class A fixed-rate 'AAAsf'; Outlook Stable;

--$17,500,000 class M fixed-rate 'AAsf'; Outlook Positive;

--$22,166,000 class B fixed-rate 'A+sf'; Outlook Positive;

--$58,334,000 class C fixed-rate 'BBBsf'; Outlook Positive;

--$18,667,000 class D fixed-rate 'NR'.

Fitch's ratings are based on the underlying receivables pool, available credit enhancement, World Financial Network Bank's underwriting and servicing capabilities, and the transaction's legal and cash flow structures, which employ early redemption triggers.

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Applicable criteria available at 'www.fitchratings.com':

--'Global Credit Card ABS Rating Criteria' (June 22, 2012);

--'Global Structured Finance Rating Criteria' (June 6, 2012).

Applicable Criteria and Related Research: World Financial Network Credit Card Master Note Trust, Series 2012-D

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=690495

Global Credit Card ABS Rating Criteria

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=681533

Global Structured Finance Rating Criteria

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=679923

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Source: Fitch Ratings