TORONTO: Global DiSCS Trust 2004-1 (the “Trust”) announces that the final recovery amount of the General Motors Corporation (the “Corporation”) Credit Event is 12.63%. The Bankruptcy Credit Event will not result in any reduction in collateral or an investor’s capital amount.
Credit Event: On June 2, 2009, the Trust was notified of a Credit Event in respect of the Corporation. The exposure of the Trust to the Corporation is 0.50% of the Reference Portfolio.
Following the Corporation’s Bankruptcy Credit Event, the Trust’s remaining synthetic first-loss tranche protection is 2.456% of the Reference Portfolio. The initial 4.10% first-loss tranche was reduced to 2.904% as a result the Credit Events involving Delphi Corporation, Quebecor World Inc., Federal National Mortgage Association, Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation, The Rouse Company and Idearc Inc.
Unitholders’ entitlement to receive $25 per Trust unit on December 20, 2009 (the “Maturity Date”) and quarterly distributions of $0.325 per unit will not be affected by this Bankruptcy Credit Event. However, if the future Cumulative Net Loss Amounts resulting from Credit Events exceed 2.456%, the Trust’s unitholders will receive less than the original subscription price of $25 per Trust unit upon the Maturity Date.
Trading information and NAV: The units of Global DiSCS Trust 2004-1 are listed for trading on the Toronto Stock Exchange under the symbol DST.UN. As of September 2, 2009, the net asset value of the Trust was $22.60 per unit.
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