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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

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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05/15/2020

CLO Shops Turn to Private Financing Deals

The disruption of the commercial real estate CLO market is prompting more issuers to turn to private transactions as a way to shore up their financial...

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05/08/2020

Hotel Lender Hawks Big Mortgage Portfolio

A lender specializing in hotel properties is looking to sell $325 million of performing and nonperforming mortgages.

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05/01/2020

Financing Sought for Manhattan Office Deal

Savanna is seeking $323 million of debt to finance its purchase of an office building in Midtown Manhattan that it owned once before.

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04/24/2020

SL Green Eyes Refi After Sale Fell Through

Aareal Capital is in position to refinance a landmark office building in Midtown Manhattan for SL Green Realty after a deal to sell the property collapsed...

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