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  • Solid Issuance in January, February Pushes 1Q CMBS Deal Volume to $21.55Bln

    Thanks to the relatively hefty volume in January and February, CMBS issuance for the first quarter totaled $21.55 billion, up nearly 31 percent from last year's anemic total. Citigroup took top honors among bookrunners, while taking second place in a ranking of loan contributors. JPMorgan Chase Bank took first place in that ranking.

    Written on Wednesday, 01 April 2020 17:47
  • PGIM Lends $130Mln Against Manhattan Apartment Property

    PGIM Real Estate Finance has provided $130 million of financing against the 387-unit Capitol apartment property in Manhattan. The loan allowed the building's owner, JPMorgan Asset Management, to retire a similar amount of debt that HSBC Bank had provided in 2012.

    Written on Tuesday, 31 March 2020 14:32
  • New York Coworking Sector Seen Taking Virus-Related Hit; Could Prosper in Recovery

    The New York City coworking industry will be tested by the coronavirus outbreak as tenants decide not to renew their short-term leases, but few expect the sector's demise. The industry very well could come out of the current crisis in good shape as space users look for greater flexibility and allow more of their employees to work from home.

    Written on Monday, 30 March 2020 17:18
  • Ashford Hospitality, Braemar Tap Adviser to Seek Modifications of $5.1Bln of Debt

    Ashford Hospitality Trust Inc. and Braemar Hotels & Resorts Inc., which own 130 hotels with 28,664 rooms, are making efforts to modify the terms of $5.1 billion of debt against their properties. The two REITs are managed by Ashford Inc. of Dallas, which also operates Lismore Capital, a debt-placement advisory unit that will handle modification requests.

    Written on Friday, 27 March 2020 17:20

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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