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Every week, Commercial Mortgage Alert gives subscribers the earliest look at key lending and securitization activities — real estate financings you're not supposed to know about.

Selections from Recent Issues

08/07/2020

Agency Issuance Soars to Monthly Record

Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac and Ginnie Mae set a new high-water mark for monthly issuance when they priced $14.1 billion of commercial mortgage securities in...

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07/31/2020

Apollo Financing Buyer of LA Office Trophy

Apollo Global is poised to lend a Silverstein Properties joint venture some $325 million to finance its purchase of U.S. Bank Tower in downtown Los...

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07/24/2020

Barclays to Securitize Large NY Office Loan

Barclays is poised to securitize a roughly $500 million mortgage it has agreed to originate for Sotheby’s on its headquarters building on the Upper...

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07/17/2020

Santander Sees Opening for 'Repo' Business

Santander has joined the diminished field of banks providing credit lines to U.S. commercial real estate lenders and debt investors so they can leverage...

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07/10/2020

Crisis Complicates BofA Syndication Effort

Bank of America appears to be having a tough time lining up syndicate partners for a $400 million mortgage it originated on an office condominium in...

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07/03/2020

Goldman to Lead Big Loan on Calif. Studios

Goldman Sachs and Barclays have agreed to lend a Blackstone joint venture $900 million to finance the recapitalization of three Hollywood production...

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06/26/2020

Forbearance by CLO Managers Questioned

Investors in commercial real estate CLOs are increasingly concerned about the way managers are granting forbearance to borrowers struggling with...

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06/19/2020

Smaller Bridge Lenders Capitalize on Crisis

The coronavirus pandemic has broadened origination opportunities for bridge lenders that previously saw few chances to bid on loans to large, institutional...

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06/12/2020

Short Supply Boosts Pricing of Conduit, CLO

Spreads were tightening sharply on commercial MBS this week, pushed in by strong demand amid a shortage of deals.

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06/05/2020

CLO Investors Waking Up to PIK Loophole

Junior bondholders in commercial real estate CLOs suddenly are worried about an often-overlooked provision in deal documents that could hinder cashflows in...

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05/29/2020

Popular CMBS Swap Trade Comes Up Short

Commercial MBS traders are abuzz over the recent performance of derivatives that hedge funds and others have long used to short the shopping-mall...

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05/22/2020

RFR Seeks Debt to Buy Fifth Avenue Offices

RFR Holding is on the hunt for a $300 million loan to finance its purchase of an office condominium at 522 Fifth Avenue in Midtown Manhattan.

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