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  • Alternative Lenders Enjoy Efficient Financing Through CLO Market

    Things are getting interesting in the alternative lending space. Players in the space are now enjoying extremely low-cost funding, thanks to what could best be described as a vibrant collateralized loan obligation market. That's allowed them to remain as competitive as ever when writing and funding loans. But they could be facing a formidable competitor: regional and local banks, many of which have been given a regulatory reprieve.

    Written on Friday, 15 June 2018 15:51
  • Massive Shuffling of Chairs in Order for Congress; Big Agency Turnover; Limited Reform Seen

    Regardless of which party controls the House or Senate following the upcoming midterm elections, any regulatory reform to follow is expected to be minimal.

    Written on Friday, 15 June 2018 13:35
  • Trimont Sees Growth in CLO Market as Opportunity for Servicing Operation

    Trimont Real Estate Advisors expects growth in its servicing portfolio this year to come from the collateralized loan obligation market. The Atlanta company, which oversees a massive portfolio of construction loans, has been named special servicer on nearly a quarter of the year's CLOs so far. That market's expected to grow substantially from last year, when $7.8 billion of deals were floated.

    Written on Thursday, 14 June 2018 16:30
  • CLOs: Formerly Known as CDOs

    The influx of collateralized loan obligations shows how far the market has come since the economic downturn.

    Written on Thursday, 14 June 2018 14:58

Data Digest







Top Bookrunners Domestic, Private-Label CMBS - 2017
Investment Bank #Deals Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 17.59 11,819.34 13.68
JPMorgan Securities 14.52 10,968.11 12.70
Citigroup 12.04 10,012.71 11.59
Wells Fargo Securities 14.02 9,936.06 11.50
Deutsche Bank 12.55 9,879.74 11.44




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Top CMBS Loan Contributors - 2017
Lender #Loans Vol$mln MktShr%
Goldman Sachs 146.89 11,719.34 13.63
JPMorgan Chase Bank 117.68 10,114.14 11.76
Deutsche Bank 198.48 9,689.97 11.27
Morgan Stanley 166.18 8,539.78 9.93
Citigroup 199.05 8,088.24 9.41



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