SocGen takes 11 from RBS for new CMBS platform

By Will Caiger-Smith
27 Jan 2015

Société Générale is taking advantage of Royal Bank of Scotland’s retreat from US securitization to launch a new CMBS platform, its first in the US since the financial crisis.

SocGen closed its last CMBS platform in 2008. The new business will engage in all CMBS activities from origination — including REITs origination — to distribution, but will focus more on distribution than holding positions, according to a person familiar with the situation. All of the loans originated through ...

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