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Rating Action:

Moody's downgrades the Class A notes of: UBI Finance 2 S.r.l., UBI Finance 3 S.r.l., UBI Lease Finance 5 S.r.l., 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (Unsecured Consumer Loans) and 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (RMBS)

28 Oct 2011

Frankfurt am Main, October 28, 2011 -- Moody's Investors Service has today downgraded (i) from Aaa(sf) to Aa2(sf) the ratings of the class A notes of UBI Finance 2 S.r.l., UBI Finance 3 S.r.l., UBI Lease Finance 5 S.r.l. and 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (Unsecured Consumer Loans); and (ii) from Aaa(sf) to Aa3(sf) the ratings of the class A notes of 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (RMBS).

The detailed list of affected ratings can be found at the end of the Ratings Rationale section.

RATINGS RATIONALE

Moody's downgraded the Class A notes of the following five transactions: UBI Finance 2 S.r.l., UBI Finance 3 S.r.l., UBI Lease Finance 5 S.r.l., 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (Unsecured Consumer Loans) and 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (RMBS) because after Unione di Banche Italiane S.c.p.A. ("UBI Banca") was downgraded to A3 /P-2 on 5 October 2011 (more details on this rating action can be found at the following link: http://www.moodys.com/viewresearchdoc.aspx?docid=PBC_136445) the eligible investment definition and (in certain transactions) additional UBI Banca related aspects, such as the eligilble institution definition, have been amended. Today's ratings actions concluded the review of the amended transaction documents.

These rating actions reflect the fact that with the implemented changes to the transaction documents it is not possible to achieve a Aaa rating according to Moody's published criteria on "The Temporary Use of Cash In Structured Transactions: Eligible Investment Guidelines". Specifically, in UBI Finance 2 S.r.l., UBI Finance 3 S.r.l., UBI Lease Finance 5 S.r.l., 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (Unsecured Consumer Loans) the latest changes to the transaction documents allow, inter alia, the issuer to invest the periodic borrower payments as well as other cash available in the structure in eligible investments for a period of up to 1 month that bear either a long-term-rating of A3 or a short-term rating of P-1. According to Moody's published criteria the highest possible rating that can be achieved based on this is Aa2. In 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (RMBS) the trigger for such eligible investments has been amended to A3 or P-2, which slightly increases the linkage between the notes and the issuer of such eligible investments (e.g. UBI Banca) compared to the other four transactions affected by this rating action. Nonetheless, the issuer is only allowed to make investments into securities rated A3 or P-2 with a maturity of up to 1 month; this brings the potential level of risk attached to eligible investments that can be made in 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (RMBS) close to (though it is still higher than) the level of risk inherent in the four above mentioned transactions. Ultimately, Moody's considers the highest achievable rating for the 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (RMBS) Aa3.

No quantitative key rating assumptions have been changed, and hence, no sensitivity analysis on this has been performed.

The principal methodology used in rating UBI Finance 2 S.r.l., UBI Finance 3 S.r.l., and UBI Lease Finance 5 S.r.l., was "Moody's Approach to Rating CDOs of SMEs in Europe" published in February 2007. The principal methodology used in rating 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (Unsecured Consumer Loans) was "Moody's Approach to Rating Consumer Loan ABS Transactions" published in July 2011. The principal methodology used in rating 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (RMBS) was "Moody's Approach to Rating RMBS in Europe, Middle East, and Africa" published in October 2009. Please see the Credit Policy page on www.moodys.com for a copy of these methodologies.

Other Factors used in this rating are described in "The Temporary Use of Cash In Structured Transactions: Eligible Investment Guidelines" published in December 2008.

No Model has been used for this rating action.

No Loss and Cash Flow Analysis has been performed as cash flows of the affected UBI Banca related securitizations are not directly impacted by the amendments to the transaction documents.

No stress scenarios were performed as no cash flow analysis was performed.

LIST OF AFFECTED SECURITIES

Issuer: 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (RMBS)

....EUR2279.25M A Notes, Downgraded to Aa3 (sf); previously on Jun 24, 2008 Assigned Aaa (sf)

Issuer: 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (Unsecured Consumer Loans)

....EUR2128.25M A Notes, Downgraded to Aa2 (sf); previously on Dec 11, 2008 Assigned Aaa (sf)

Issuer: UBI Finance 2 S.r.l.

....EUR1559.5M A Notes, Downgraded to Aa2 (sf); previously on Feb 24, 2011 Assigned Aaa (sf)

Issuer: UBI FINANCE 3 S.R.L.

....EUR1863.6M A Notes, Downgraded to Aa2 (sf); previously on Jul 25, 2011 Assigned Aaa (sf)

Issuer: UBI Lease Finance 5 S.r.l.

....EUR3440.5M A Notes, Downgraded to Aa2 (sf); previously on Nov 28, 2008 Assigned Aaa (sf)

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Moody's downgrades the Class A notes of: UBI Finance 2 S.r.l., UBI Finance 3 S.r.l., UBI Lease Finance 5 S.r.l., 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (Unsecured Consumer Loans) and 24-7 Finance S.r.l. (RMBS)
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