|[November 26, 2012]
Fitch to Rate SLM Student Loan Trust 2012-8; Presale Issued
NEW YORK --(Business Wire)--
Fitch Ratings expects to rate SLM Student Loan Trust 2012-8, student
loan-backed notes as follows:
--$1,484,500 floating rate class A notes, 'AAAsf (EXP)'; Outlook
--$42,500,000 floating rate class B notes, 'A+sf (EXP)'; Outlook Stable.
Fitch's stress analysis is discussed in the presale titled 'SLM Student
Loan Trust 2012-8', dated Nov. 26, 2012.
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 (News - Alert)
Criteria' (April 3, 2012).
Applicable Criteria and Related Research: SLM Student Loan Trust 2012-8
Global Structured Finance Rating Criteria
Rating U.S. Federal Family Education Loan Program Student Loan ABS
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