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CMBS

Commercial mortgage-backed securities, or CMBS, are bonds or notes created via securitisation that are backed by commercial mortgages or other commercial real estate assets. CMBS originators are typically financial institutions that originate commercial real estate or commercial mortgage loans, including banks, building societies/savings & loans and mortgage finance companies. To create commercial mortgage-backed securities, or CMBS, institutions sell pools of their loans to a special-purpose vehicle, or SPV, which then sells the loans to a trust. The trust then repackages the loans as interest-bearing securities and issues them. This true sale of the loans to the SPV ensures that the CMBS is treated as bankruptcy-remote from the originator.


  • EIB mulls SME ABS purchase plan

    Sector developments and company hires

    Dealer credit facility launched The US Fed has established a Primary Dealer Credit Facility (PDCF)...

    Market moves    18 March 2020
  • Liquidity concerns

    European ABS pipeline coming to a halt

    The European ABS primary market is grinding to a halt amid coronavirus-related volatility, with many...

    News Analysis    17 March 2020
  • Greencoat liquidator appointed

    Sector developments and company hires

    EMEA Ocorian has appointed Abigail Holladay as director of transaction management. Based in Londo...

    Market moves    16 March 2020
  • Elevated risk

    US conduit hotel loans vulnerable

    Hotel loans securitised in US conduit CMBS are more vulnerable to coronavirus disruption than hotel...

    News    16 March 2020
  • SCI Start the Week - 16 March

    A review of securitisation activity over the past seven days

    SCI NPL Securitisation Awards 2020 As a result of COVID-19, the SCI NPL Securitisation semina...

    News    16 March 2020
  • Native blockchain securitisation debuts

    Sector developments and company hires

    Ares facility inked Non-Standard Finance (NSF) has entered into a new six-year securitisation fac...

    Market moves    13 March 2020
  • Multi-tranching?

    Investor diversification raises triple-tranche prospects

    Seer Capital sees a future for triple tranche structures in significant risk transfer transactions....

    News Analysis    13 March 2020
  • Definition debate

    Call for coalescence around ESG standards

    Impact is still being defined in the capital markets, both at a conceptual level and in terms of gen...

    News Analysis    12 March 2020
  • AXA IM creates two key units

    Sector developments and company hires

    AXA IM restructuring AXA Investment Managers intends to create a new €137bn business unit...

    Market moves    11 March 2020
  • SCI Start the Week - 9 March

    A review of securitisation activity over the past seven days

    Transaction of the week AmTrust International has completed its inaugural capital relief trade, whi...

    News    9 March 2020
  • Retail repositioning

    Euro CMBS sponsor strategies weighed

    The trend towards online shopping has had an impact on traditional retail outlets, such as shopping...

    News Analysis    6 March 2020
  • IRPH index ruling 'credit negative'

    Sector developments and company hires

    CMBS property sales KBRA has been notified of the sale of 29 properties in the Eos (ELoC No. 35) CM...

    Market moves    3 March 2020
  • Retail hit

    Potential impact on Italian CMBS eyed

    Retail and tourism are the sectors which have been most affected by the outbreak of COVID-19 (Corona...

    News    2 March 2020
  • SCI Start the Week - 2 March

    A review of securitisation activity over the past seven days

    New MRT report SCI has published a new Special Report on the US Mortgage Risk Transfer sector &...

    News    2 March 2020
  • Diversification offered

    European ABS market update

    The European ABS pipeline is swelling in the run-up to March. Newly announced deals are providing so...

    Market Reports    28 February 2020
  • GM withdrawal from Aussie autos 'credit negative'

    Sector developments and company hires

    CMBS analytics platform Thetica Systems has launched a web platform for CMBS pricing and analytic...

    Market moves    25 February 2020
  • Social factors

    Positive ESG scores for post-crisis vintages

    ESG relevance scores (ESG.RS) are more likely to be negative for seasoned securitisations, according...

    News    24 February 2020
  • Rare CMBS prepped

    BofA brings 'one-off' Dutch transaction

    BofA is in the market with a Dutch CMBS, dubbed Taurus 2020-1 NL. The €620.6m deal is the f...

    News    24 February 2020
  • SCI Start the Week - 24 February

    A review of securitisation activity over the past seven days

    REMINDER: SCI NPL Securitisation Awards 2020 Nominations are now open for the inaugural SCI N...

    News    24 February 2020
  • SRT fund launched

    AXA engineers return

    AXA Investment Managers has completed its eighth partner capital solutions fund. With the move, the...

    News    21 February 2020
  • Rarity value

    European ABS market update

    The European ABS market remains characterised by a lack of free flow. Against this backdrop, the sen...

    Market Reports    21 February 2020