Commercial MBS


Americas Tower Joins Large Loan CMBS Line-Up

The deal, AOA 2015-117, is collateralized by a $360 million, seven-year loan underwritten by Cantor Commercial Real Estate Lending, L.P. (CCRE) and German American Capital Corporation, a Deutsche Bank subsidiary, on Dec. 4, 2014.

BofAML to Securitize Three Italian Commercial Mortgages

The three loans – Calvino Loan, Globe Loan and Fashion District Loan – have an aggregate balance of €301.5 million.

Two CMBS Conduits Add $2.4B to New Issue Pipeline

Citigroup and Goldman Sach’s are marketing the $1.2 billion CGCMT 2015-GC27; Deutsche Bank and Cantor Fitzgerald are behind the $1.2 billion COMM 2015-LC19.

S&P Agrees to One-Year Ban from Rating Conduit CMBS

As part of a settlement with the Securities and Exchange Commission and the New York and Massachusetts Attorneys Generals offices, the ratings agency is also paying $77 million in fines.

SEC Expected to Ban S&P From Rating CMBS Deals

Standard & Poor's will be suspended for a year from rating bonds in one of its most lucrative businesses in a $60 million settlement with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission, according to a person with knowledge of the matter



Reg AB II Returns from Limbo

Regulation AB governs registration, reporting and disclosure requirements for all things asset-backed. The Securities and Exchange Commission appears to be ready to update it significantly, but, nearly four years after changes were originally proposed, it’s not clear exactly what the Commission will do.

Finra Files Proposal to Disseminate Price Data

The proposal would introduce dissemination of trade prices for securities ranging from highly liquid credit card and auto ABS to smaller and more esoteric deals in asset classes such as time shares, to commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) and highly structured CDOs and collateralized loan obligations.

Editor's Letter

As July came to a close, it was clear to everyone at ASR that the structured finance market was not about to take a vacation.

People on the Move

DFG Taps Goldman Vet, Barclays Bulks Up on CMBS, Ares Adds Jeffrey Kramer and the ASF Retains Mike Williams as Policy Adviser

Silver Lining

Could higher yields end up deepening the investor base for asset-backeds?


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