Latest CMBS news

  • CLO “machine” steamrolling traditional CRE players

    Sources speaking with GlobalCapital on Wednesday say that the growth of the commercial real estate CLO market is gnawing away at lenders’ ability to keep underwriting standards high and remain competitive, pushing out traditional sources of debt capital in favor of debt funds and other alternative providers.

    • 09:15 PM
  • Clifden rebuffed in attempt to appoint Fairhold administrator

    Clifden IOM, the fund which failed in its tender offer for UK non-conforming RMBS bonds from the RMAC series earlier this year, is still on the hunt for assets from the issuer of Fairhold Securitisation, a pre-crisis distressed CMBS backed by UK ground rents.

    • 03:15 PM
  • Money360 markets first CRE CLO as new kids on the block muscle in

    Money360, a smaller commercial real estate lender, is joining a number of new issuers who are securitizing floating rate bridge and transitional loans.

    • 17 Jul 2018
  • US banks edge back from CRE lending as competition steepens

    As construction costs continue to rise and interest rates tick higher, a number of US banks are reporting that they are mulling a step back from commercial real estate.

    • 16 Jul 2018
  • Shelter brings new CRE CLO deal

    Shelter Growth is coming to market with a commercial real estate conduit deal, helping the CMBS space to pick up speed during a relatively quiet July.

    • 12 Jul 2018
  • CMBS yields widen in June as investor base thins

    June was a busy month for CMBS issuance, with the highest monthly volume in more than three years, though a dearth of triple-A buyers pushed spreads out to their widest levels of 2018.

    • 10 Jul 2018
  • Finding the social good in NPLs

    As demand for investments with good environmental, social and governance credentials rises, are non-performing loans the ultimate social asset class — or toxic waste that ESG investors should disdain?

    • 10 Jul 2018
  • Together taps asset backed facility for lending growth

    Together Financial Services Limited (Together) is boosting its commercial real estate (CRE) lending strategy with the announcement on Wednesday of a £525m warehouse facility to support growth, adding to three other existing private facilities.

    • 04 Jul 2018
  • Ares to sell half of Freddie B-piece holdings

    Ares Management is marketing $460m of seasoned fixed-rate subordinate B-pieces from Freddie Mac deals in the secondary market.

    • 03 Jul 2018
  • Principal jumps back into CMBS lending with Mitsubishi partnership

    In partnership with MUFG Union Bank, the American subsidiary of Japanese giant bank Mitsubishi Financial Group, Principal Real Estate Investors has announced the debut of MUFG Principal Commercial Capital, a lending platform focused on originating loans and securitizing them in CMBS deals.

    • 02 Jul 2018

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GlobalCapital European securitization league table

Rank Lead Manager/Arranger Total Volume $m No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 BNP Paribas 10,542 20 18.00
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch (BAML) 6,103 21 10.42
3 Citi 5,130 13 8.76
4 JP Morgan 4,681 6 7.99
5 Lloyds Bank 3,389 13 5.79

Bookrunners of Global Structured Finance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 70,706.73 201 11.50%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 60,472.76 166 9.84%
3 JPMorgan 48,700.30 139 7.92%
4 Wells Fargo Securities 48,082.68 138 7.82%
5 Credit Suisse 38,376.65 95 6.24%