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7.18.17: … While Using Debt Yield Allows for a Quick Size of a CMBS Conduit Loan

When time does not permit for a detailed loan sizing analysis, a reasonably accurate shortcut method can roughly determine the maximum CMBS conduit loan amount that can be offered to a borrower. The method utilizes a metric called “debt yield,” … Continue reading

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7.7.17: Pace of CMBS Conduit Loan Originations on Par with a Year Earlier

CMBS conduit loan originations at midyear are on pace with a year earlier, as measured by CMBS securities issuance. CMBS conduit issuance as of June 30, 2017 totaled $38.8 billion compared with $30.7 billion a year earlier. After a slow … Continue reading

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5.9.17: CMBS Conduit Loan Volume Increasing

More borrowers are securing CMBS conduit loans as we progress in 2017, as evidenced by trends in the issuance of CMBS conduit securities. CMBS conduit issuance of $15.2 billion in the first quarter of 2017 fell short of the $19.2 … Continue reading

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5.3.17: A Lesson on Why Non-Recourse Is Important

One of the primary benefits of CMBS conduit loans is that they are non-recourse. As such, the borrower and guarantor (typically an individual who owns or controls the majority of the borrowing entity) are not personally liable for repayment of … Continue reading

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11.23.16: KBRA Releases 2017 CMBS Outlook

After six consecutive years of issuance growth, the CMBS market expansion came to an abrupt halt in 2016, according to Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA). Private label CMBS is expected to end 2016 within a range of about $65-$70 billion, … Continue reading

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10.28.16: Make Sure Your CMBS Term Sheet Is “Credit Approved” Before Signing

The credit box for CMBS conduit loans has gradually tightened during 2016, resulting in complaints from borrowers of last-minute reductions in loan proceeds before closing, mainly on cash-out refinances. Loan adjustments can often be traced to insufficient due diligence completed … Continue reading

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9.18.16: CMBS Market Prepares for Costs Related to Risk Retention

Borrowers should expect a modest increase in loan spreads beginning in late October as the market prepares for the economic impact of risk retention rules that take effect December 24. Initially CMBS lenders projected the increase on loan spreads would … Continue reading

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