Fitch Affirms Louisiana Public Facilities Authority, Series 2011A Notes

NEW YORK--()--Fitch Ratings has affirmed the senior student loan notes issued by Louisiana Public Facilities Authority, Series 2011A at 'AAAsf'. The Rating Outlooks on the senior notes, which are tied to the sovereign rating of the U.S. government, remain Negative.

SENSITIVITY/RATING DRIVERS

The ratings on the notes are affirmed based on the sufficient level of credit enhancement to cover the applicable risk factor stresses. Credit enhancement for the notes consists of overcollateralization and projected minimum excess spread.

Fitch has affirmed the following ratings:

Louisiana Public Facilities Authority, Series 2011A:

--Class A-1 at 'AAAsf'; Outlook Negative;

--Class A-2 at 'AAAsf'; Outlook Negative;

--Class A-3 at 'AAAsf'; Outlook Negative.

Additional information is available at 'www.fitchratings.com'. The ratings above were solicited by, or on behalf of, the issuer, and therefore, Fitch has been compensated for the provision of the ratings.

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

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

--'Rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS Criteria' (April 3, 2012).

Applicable Criteria and Related Research:

Global Structured Finance Rating Criteria

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

Rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS Criteria

http://www.fitchratings.com/creditdesk/reports/report_frame.cfm?rpt_id=675202

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Contacts

Fitch Ratings
Primary Analyst:
Harry Kohl, +1-212-908-0837
Analyst
Fitch Ratings, Inc.
One State Street Plaza
New York, NY 10004
or
Committee Chairperson:
Steven Stubbs, +1-212-908-0676
Senior Director
or
Media Relations:
Sandro Scenga, New York, +1 212-908-0278
sandro.scenga@fitchratings.com