KKR closes risk retention fund, says rule has strengthened CMBS

KKR closed a $1.1bn risk retention fund on Tuesday, and the firm’s co-head of real estate credit told GlobalCapital that market consolidation brought on by risk retention has strengthened credit quality in the asset class.

  • By David Bell
  • 11 Oct 2017
The KKR Real Estate Credit Opportunity Partners fund has provided risk retention financing in seven CMBS deals worth a total $6.35bn so far this year. That puts it second in the list of active B-piece buyers this year, behind Rialto Capital Management which has bought the B-piece in ...

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