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Data Digest







Top Bookrunners Domestic, Private-Label CMBS - 2015
Investment Bank #Deals Vol$mln MktShr%
Deutsche Bank 18.23 17,210.79 18.25
Wells Fargo Securities 17.77 14,715.47 15.61
JPMorgan Securities 14.43 11,589.38 12.29
Morgan Stanley 14.47 9,715.97 10.30
Credit Suisse 10.75 8,593.95 9.11




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CMBS 2.0 Spreads


Top CMBS Loan Contributors - 2015
Lender #Loans Vol$mln MktShr%
JPMorgan Chase Bank 161.6 10,858.98 11.55
Deutsche Bank 218.0 8,867.97 9.43
Morgan Stanley 241.5 8,264.67 8.79
Bank of America 242.8 6,533.69 6.95
Citigroup 217.4 6,274.94 6.67




  • Challenging Retail Environment Weights on REITs
    Mixed economic news is weighing on retail markets, pushing REIT performance down in 2015. This week, the National Retail Federation announced that back-to-school spending is expected to be down 9.3% in 2015. This news came on the heels of a report from the Commerce Department stating that retail sales declined 0.3%...
  • US REITs Feeling Effects from Turmoil in Greece and China
    International economic forces have taken center stage this week, affecting both US stock markets and REITs. The crash in the Chinese stock market and ongoing concerns about the future of Greece in the eurozone drove markets down during the first half of the week. REITs fared better than the overall market...

  • What Does Increased Construction Mean for Apartment REITs?
    REITs so far this year have raised $17.1 billion of capital through the sale of unsecured notes, bringing the total raised over the past two and a half years to just more than $75 billion. That’s more than they raised during the previous five years. The massive volume shouldn’t be a surprise as it comes while the yield from 10-year Treasury bonds, the benchmark...
shouldn’t be a surprise as it comes while the yield from 10-year Treasury bonds, the benchmark against which most REIT’s price their bonds