CMBS 2.0, tighter spreads raise CMBS hopes — but S&P unconvinced

The Commercial Real Estate Financial Council released CMBS 2.0, a set of best practice guidelines for the CMBS market, on Wednesday. Improved structuring practices and tighter spreads have raised hopes of more transactions next year, but Standard & Poor’s has warned there are still significant obstacles to a fully functioning market.

  • 15 Nov 2012
The CREFC unveiled the final set of guidelines at its autumn conference on Wednesday. The guidelines aim to help future deals avoid pre-crisis mistakes and restore investor confidence in the instrument. They make recommendations in five areas: disclosure, revenue extraction (including class X note structures), investor identification and ...

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