ABS market heads to Vegas, a hotbed of CMBS collateral

The US securitization industry is heading to Las Vegas next week for the industry’s largest annual gathering. Fittingly, securitizations backed by the city’s casinos are on the rise, although industry pressures pose growing concerns for the market, wrote Kroll analysts in a note on Thursday.

  • By David Bell
  • 22 Feb 2018

After disappearing during the financial crisis, securitizations backed by Las Vegas casinos and hotels burst back to life in the past two years, with an “unprecedented” $2.9bn of deals sold in 2017.

A $1.38bn deal backed by The Cosmopolitan casino was sold last year. The building has been ...

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1 BNP Paribas 15,256 32 17.31
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 9,637 29 10.93
3 Citi 8,264 22 9.37
4 Lloyds Bank 7,329 24 8.31
5 JP Morgan 6,580 10 7.46

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1 Citi 129,591.43 378 11.13%
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3 JPMorgan 102,412.09 297 8.79%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 92,651.83 270 7.96%
5 Credit Suisse 76,251.01 205 6.55%