Refer to Note 8, Securitization Transactions (pp. 78-80) and an extract from Note 2, Additional Balance Sheet and Cash Flow Information (p. 72-73) from the Consolidated Financial Statements of Harley-Davidson (hereafter HOG) 2008 Annual Report.
a) Identify total proceeds from new securitizations from finance receivables in 2008.
b) Identify the beginning and ending balance for 2008 of retained interests from finance receivables. How much retained interests in securitization transactions did HOG acquire in 2008? Identify separately the amortization and writedown of retained interests in 2008.