Cap Rating Agency definition

Cap Rating Agency means each of S&P and Moody’s, to the extent that each such rating agency is then providing a rating for any of the MASTR Asset Backed Securities Trust 2006-HE5, Mortgage Pass Through Certificates, Series 2006-HE5 (the “Certificates”) or any notes backed by the Certificates (the “Notes”).

Examples of Cap Rating Agency in a sentence

  • Notwithstanding any other provision of this Agreement, no Early Termination Date shall be effectively designated hereunder by Party B and no transfer of any rights or obligations under this Agreement shall be made by either party unless each Cap Rating Agency has been given prior written notice of such designation or transfer.

Related to Cap Rating Agency

  • Note Rating Agency has the meaning specified in the Indenture.

  • Swap Rating Agencies means, with respect to any date of determination, each of S&P and Moody’s, to the extent that each such rating agency is then providing a rating for any of the American Home Mortgage Investment Trust 2007-1, Mortgage-Backed Notes and Grantor Trust Certificates, Series 2007-1 (the “Certificates”) or any notes backed by the Certificates (the “Notes”).

  • Other Rating Agency means each NRSRO, if any, other than Moody's or S&P then providing a rating for the VRDP Shares pursuant to the request of the Fund.

  • Credit Rating Agency means a nationally recognized credit rating agency that evaluates the financial condition of issuers of debt instruments and then assigns a rating that reflects its assessment of the issuer’s ability to make debt payments.

  • Rating Agency or Rating Agencies S&P, Xxxxx’x and Fitch or their successors. If such agencies or their successors are no longer in existence, “Rating Agencies” shall be such nationally recognized statistical rating agencies, or other comparable Persons, designated by the Depositor, notice of which designation shall be given to the Trustee and the Servicer.

  • Substitute Rating Agency means a “nationally recognized statistical rating organization” as that term is defined in Section 3(a)(62) of the Exchange Act, selected by the Company (as certified by a resolution of the Board of Directors delivered to the Trustee) as a replacement agency for Moody’s or S&P Global Ratings, or both of them, as the case may be.

  • Specified Rating Agencies means each of Moody's, S&P and DBRS as long as, in each case, it has not ceased to rate the relevant series of debentures, as the case may be, or failed to make a rating of the relevant series of debentures publicly available for reasons outside of Bell Canada's control; provided that if one or more of Moody's, S&P or DBRS ceases to rate the relevant series of debentures, or fails to make a rating of the relevant series of debentures publicly available for reasons outside of Bell Canada's control, Bell Canada may select any other "designated rating organization" within the meaning of National Instrument 41-101 of the Canadian Securities Administrators as a replacement agency for such one or more of them, as the case may be.

  • Registered Rating Agency (a) Any Rating Agency that has registered as a user of the Rule 17g-5 Information Provider’s Website; or (b) any NRSRO other than the Rating Agencies (i) that has registered as a user of the Rule 17g-5 Information Provider’s Website and (ii) with respect to which the Rule 17g-5 Information Provider has received an NRSRO Certification pursuant to Section 12.13(h) of this Agreement.

  • S&P Rating means, at any time, the rating issued by S&P and then in effect with respect to the Borrower’s senior unsecured long-term debt securities without third-party credit enhancement.

  • Rating means the operating limits as specified by the component manufacturer.

  • Rating Agency means only those rating agencies that are engaged from time to time to rate the securities issued in connection with the Securitizations of the Notes.

  • Companion Loan Rating Agency With respect to any Serviced Companion Loan, any rating agency that was engaged by a participant in the securitization of such Serviced Companion Loan to assign a rating to the related Serviced Companion Loan Securities.

  • Moody’s means Xxxxx’x Investors Service, Inc.

  • Fitch means Fitch Ratings, Inc., and its successors in interest.

  • Rating Agencies means DBRS, Fitch, KBRA, Xxxxx’x, Morningstar and S&P and their respective successors in interest or, if any of such entities shall for any reason no longer perform the functions of a securities rating agency, any other nationally recognized statistical rating agency reasonably designated by any Note Holder to rate the securities issued in connection with the Securitization of the related Note; provided, however, that, at any time during which the Mortgage Loan is an asset of one or more Securitizations, “Rating Agencies” or “Rating Agency” shall mean only those rating agencies that are engaged from time to time to rate the securities issued in connection with the Securitizations of the Notes.

  • Moody's Rating means the long term issuer rating assigned by Moodx'x Xxxestors Service, Inc. and any successor thereto that is x xxxxxnally recognized rating agency to Nicor Gas (or if neither Moody's Investors Service, Inc. nor any such successor shall be in xxx xxsiness of rating long-term indebtedness, a nationally recognized rating agency in the United States of America as mutually agreed between the Required Lenders and Borrowers). Any reference in this Agreement to any specific rating is a reference to such rating as currently defined by Moody's Investors Service, Inc. (or such a successor) and shall be xxxxxx to refer to the equivalent rating if such rating system changes.

  • Rating Downgrade means either:

  • Moody s” means Moody’s Investors Service, Inc.

  • Mxxxx’x Rating means, with respect to a Reference Obligation, as of any date of determination:

  • Liquidity Provider Ratings Event means the Liquidity Provider shall fail to maintain at any time short-term debt ratings in one of the two highest ratings categories from the Requisite NRSROs or, if applicable, such other short-term debt ratings as may be required for the VRDP Shares to satisfy the eligibility criteria under Rule 2a-7 under the 1940 Act.

  • Other Rating Agency Discount Factor means the discount factors set forth in the Other Rating Agency Guidelines of each Other Rating Agency for use in calculating the Agency Discounted Value of the Company’s assets in connection with the Other Rating Agency’s rating of the MRP Shares.

  • Other Rating Agency Guidelines mean the guidelines provided by each Other Rating Agency, as may be amended from time to time, in connection with the Other Rating Agency’s rating of Senior Securities.

  • Companion Loan Rating Agency Confirmation With respect to any matter involving the servicing and administration of a Serviced Companion Loan or any related REO Property as to which any Serviced Companion Loan Securities exist, confirmation in writing (which may be in electronic form) by each applicable Companion Loan Rating Agency that a proposed action, failure to act or other event so specified will not, in and of itself, result in the downgrade, withdrawal or qualification of the then-current rating assigned to any class of such Serviced Companion Loan Securities (if then rated by the Companion Loan Rating Agency); provided that upon receipt of a written waiver or other acknowledgment from the Companion Loan Rating Agency indicating its decision not to review or declining to review the matter for which the Companion Loan Rating Agency Confirmation is sought (such written notice, a “Companion Loan Rating Agency Declination”), or as otherwise provided in Section 3.30 of this Agreement, the requirement for the Companion Loan Rating Agency Confirmation from the applicable Companion Loan Rating Agency with respect to such matter shall not apply.

  • Rating Agency Event means that any nationally recognized statistical rating organization within the meaning of Section 3(a)(62) of the Exchange Act that then publishes a rating for the Company (a “rating agency”) amends, clarifies or changes the criteria it uses to assign equity credit to securities such as the Notes, which amendment, clarification or change results in:

  • Moody’s First Trigger Ratings Threshold means, with respect to Party A, the guarantor under an Eligible Guarantee or an Eligible Replacement, (i) if such entity has a short-term unsecured and unsubordinated debt rating from Moody’s, a long-term unsecured and unsubordinated debt rating or counterparty rating from Moody’s of “A2” and a short-term unsecured and unsubordinated debt rating from Moody’s of “Prime-1”, or (ii) if such entity does not have a short-term unsecured and unsubordinated debt rating or counterparty rating from Moody’s, a long-term unsecured and unsubordinated debt rating or counterparty rating from Moody’s of “A1”.

  • Moody’s Second Trigger Ratings Threshold means, with respect to Party A, the guarantor under an Eligible Guarantee or an Eligible Replacement, (i) if such entity has a short-term unsecured and unsubordinated debt rating from Moody’s, a long-term unsecured and unsubordinated debt rating or counterparty rating from Moody’s of “A3” and a short-term unsecured and unsubordinated debt rating from Moody’s of “Prime-2”, or (ii) if such entity does not have a short-term unsecured and unsubordinated debt rating from Moody’s, a long-term unsecured and unsubordinated debt rating or counterparty rating from Moody’s of “A3”.