On 19 November 2018, AMAG Leasing AG closed its fourth Swiss auto lease securitization transaction involving the issuance by Swiss Car ABS 2018-2 AG (the Issuer) of CHF 250,000,000 Asset-Backed Notes with a coupon of 0.22 per cent, due in 2028.
The Notes issued are listed on the SIX Swiss Exchange and are backed by a portfolio of Swiss auto lease assets originated by AMAG Leasing AG and transferred to the Issuer. The Notes are rated «AAA sf» by Fitch. UBS AG acted as Joint Arranger, Sole Lead Manager and Sole Bookrunner, StormHarbour Securities LLP as Joint Arranger and Credit Suisse AG and Zürcher Kantonalbank acted as Co-Managers.
Walder Wyss advised AMAG Leasing AG on the overall structuring and all Swiss legal, tax and VAT aspects of the transaction (transaction counsel). The Walder Wyss team included Lukas Wyss (Partner, Finance), Johannes A. Bürgi (Partner, Finance), Maurus Winzap(Partner, Tax), Thomas Müller (Partner, Finance), Jan Ole Luuk(Counsel, VAT), Roger Ammann (Associate, Finance), Rafal Szala(Associate, Finance) and Azar Sang Bastian (Trainee, Finance).