Structured Credit Investor


  • Student housing CMBS examined

    LTV and DSCR metrics weakened marginally for student housing loans securitised in new issue US CMBS...

    News Round-up    6 January 2017
  • Issuance estimates revised upwards

    Most structured finance markets and their credit conditions seem favourable and in some cases ideal...

    News Round-up    5 January 2017
  • Loss severities down

    US CMBS disposition volume last month dropped to US$595.3m across 54 loans, down from November's tot...

    News Round-up    5 January 2017
  • CMBS delinquencies climb again

    The Trepp US CMBS delinquency rate hit its highest level in 14 months in December. The rate has incr...

    News Round-up    4 January 2017
  • Law firm nabs SF vet

    Norton Rose Fulbright has hired Patrick Dolan as a partner to the firm, joining from Dechert. He foc...

    Job Swaps    4 January 2017
  • Firm acquires NPL portfolio

    Bain Capital Credit has acquired a €364m portfolio of Spanish non-performing loans. It com...

    News Round-up    3 January 2017
  • Opus completes multifamily Freddie deal

    Opus Bank has securitised US$509m of its multifamily loans through a Freddie Mac-sponsored 'Q-deal'...

    News Round-up    3 January 2017
  • Lack of occupancy triggers EOD

    The 129-131 Greene Street loan, securitised in GSMS 2014-GC26, has been transferred to special servi...

    News Round-up    23 December 2016
  • Property prospects

    Hiring remains flat, but CMBS up-tick possible

    CMBS could provide a hiring boost in the US in 2017, while structured finance recruitment is likely...

    News Analysis    23 December 2016
  • IRT internalisation completed

    RAIT Financial Trust has completed its transaction to internalise the management of Independence Rea...

    Job Swaps    22 December 2016
  • Class X appeal dismissed

    The English Court of Appeal has reached the same conclusion regarding the Titan CMBS class X claim a...

    News Round-up    22 December 2016
  • Mesdag retranching rated

    Fitch and S&P have rated Commercial Mortgage Funding, a securitisation of a €27.9m...

    News Round-up    22 December 2016
  • Primary servicing volumes up

    In its latest quarterly US RMBS Servicer Handbook, Fitch highlights the rapid growth of portfolios a...

    News Round-up    21 December 2016
  • Mixed blessing

    Retention rules not so onerous for CRE CLOs

    Risk retention requirements raise interesting issues for the CRE CLO sector. The typical CRE CLO mod...

    News Analysis    20 December 2016
  • SCI Start the Week - 19 December

    A look at the major activity in structured finance over the past seven days.

    Pipeline While the pace of pipeline additions has slowed over the last couple of weeks, new deals d...

    News    19 December 2016
  • Comfort zone

    Investor interest in SFR muted, despite potential

    A backdrop of declining homeownership in the US and a growing number of renters is driving growth in...

    News Analysis    16 December 2016
  • CRE group continues expansion

    Colliers International Group (CIG) and Colliers Parrish International (CPI) have signed a merger agr...

    Job Swaps    16 December 2016
  • 'Mixed effects' from rate hikes

    The US Federal Reserve has raised interest rates from 0.25% to a range of 0.50%-0.75%, which will ha...

    News Round-up    15 December 2016
  • Euro issuance drops

    €40.2bn of securitised product was issued in Europe in 3Q16, according to AFME's latest se...

    News Round-up    15 December 2016
  • Euro secondary unmoved

    The Fed's announcement yesterday appears to have had little effect so far as the European securitisa...

    SCIWire    15 December 2016
  • LatAm markets 'will rebound'

    Donald Trump's election victory has implications far beyond the US, not least in Mexico, where poten...

    News Round-up    14 December 2016