Primary Market Corporate Credit Facility

On April 9, 2020, the Federal Reserve issued a term sheet for each of the Primary Market Corporate Credit Facility (“PMCCF”) and the Secondary Market Corporate Credit Facility (the “SMCCF”).  Under the PMCCF and the SMCCF, the Federal Reserve Bank of New York (“Reserve Bank”) will commit to lend to a special purpose vehicle (“SPV”) on a recourse basis.  Under the PMCCF, the SPV will (i) purchase qualifying bonds as the sole investor in a bond issuance; and (ii) purchase portions of syndicated loans or bonds at issuance.  Under the SMCCF, the SPV will purchase in the secondary market eligible individual corporate bonds as well as eligible corporate bond portfolios in the form of exchange-traded funds (“ETFs”).  The Reserve Bank will be secured by all the assets of the SPV.
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