RBI Notification DNBR (PD) CC.No.95/03.10.001/2018-19 dated 29th November 2018 addressed to all NBFCs, reads as under:
1. Please refer to the Guidelines on Securitisation Transactions vide paragraph 102 of Master Directions on Non-Banking Financial Company - Systemically Important Non-Deposit taking Company and Deposit taking Company (Reserve Bank) Directions dated September 01, 2016 and paragraph 89 of Non-Banking Financial Company –Non-Systemically Important Non-Deposit taking Company (Reserve Bank) Directions dated September 01, 2016.
2. In order to encourage NBFCs to securitise/assign their eligible assets, it has been decided to relax the Minimum Holding Period (MHP) requirement for originating NBFCs, in respect of loans of original maturity above 5 years, to receipt of repayment of six monthly instalments or two quarterly instalments (as applicable), subject to the following prudential requirement:
Minimum Retention Requirement (MRR) for such securitisation/assignment transactions shall be 20% of the book value of the loans being securitised/20% of the cash flows from the assets assigned.
3. The above dispensation shall be applicable to securitisation/assignment transactions carried out during a period of six months from the date of issuance of this circular. Other terms and conditions of the above referred Directions remain the same.