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Commercial mortgage REIT KKR Real Estate Trust sets terms for $210 million IPO
KKR Real Estate Finance Trust, a KKR-managed mortgage REIT focused on commercial real estate debt, announced terms for its IPO on Wednesday. The New York, NY-based company plans to raise $210 million by offering 10 million shares at a price range ...

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Commercial Mortgages: Debt funds seek to fill a void
According to Commercial Mortgage Alert, Wells Fargo has eliminated clauses from their loan documents that allow servicers to charge for minor reviews, and they have streamlined approvals so that borrowers can get more timely responses. This is a ...

Commercial Mortgage Returns Finish 2016 Lower
PR Newswire (press release)
BOSTON, April 11, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Commercial mortgage loans owned by life insurance companies posted a negative total return of 2.72 percent in fourth quarter, down from positive returns of 1.05 percent in third quarter, 2.27 percent in second ...

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Newmark Completes $517 Million in Commercial Mortgages During 1Q2017
Business Wire (press release)
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Newmark™, the largest independent commercial mortgage banking firm in the western U.S., closed $517 million of commercial mortgages across 62 unique transactions in 1Q2017. Active property types include ...

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A Steady 8.87% Yield
Seeking Alpha
Resource Capital Corporation (NYSE:RSO) has been a difficult commercial mortgage REIT for many investors to understand. It has stated it itself in this earnings call. Management also went on to indicate it did not expect to be actively repurchasing shares.


Foreign Banks Reduce Lending to U.K. Commercial Real Estate
The weakness of Britain's commercial mortgage-securities market also prompted a “general rethink by several North American banks around the resources they want to commit to the U.K.,” he said. Lenders from across the Atlantic extended 3.3 billion ...

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Hampshire Trust appoints head of underwriting for commercial
Mortgage Introducer
Hampshire Trust Bank has appointed Ian Alsop to head of underwriting in the commercial mortgages division. Alsop (pictured) is charged with adding to, and managing the commercial underwriting team. He said: “This new role at Hampshire Trust Bank is an ...


Crisis-Era Lesson on Lofty Ratings Returns in Property Bonds
Now they're getting a reminder -- this time in frothy corners of the $528 billion U.S. commercial-mortgage bond market. As delinquencies on loans rise, some ratings firms are walking back their grades on bonds tied to properties like shopping malls and ...

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Morgan Stanley Lead Arranger on Planned $2.3B Refi of GM Building: Sources
Commercial Observer
The loan was part of the Deutsche Bank-sponsored COMM-2005-LT5 commercial mortgage-backed securities transaction until 2007. It was then assigned out of the security and back to Deutsche Bank, which took the existing $800 million loan, provided a ...

Provident Financial Services, Inc. Announces First Quarter Earnings and Declares Quarterly Cash Dividend
Yahoo Finance
The loan portfolio had net decreases of $14.4 million in consumer loans, $13.7 million in residential mortgage loans, $12.5 million in commercial mortgage loans and $3.0 million in multi-family mortgage loans, partially offset by net increases of $29.8 ...

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