KBRA Assigns Preliminary Ratings to Bancorp 2019-CRE6
NEW YORK--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Sep 12, 2019--
Kroll Bond Rating Agency (KBRA) is pleased to announce the assignment of preliminary ratings to eight classes of Bancorp 2019-CRE6, a $778.2 million static commercial real estate collateralized loan obligation (CRE CLO) securitization. Unlike the majority of CRE CLO transactions rated by KBRA, the subject transaction is a REMIC trust with no ramp-up or reinvestment provisions and the first-loss position will be sold to a third party.
The transaction will be collateralized by 83 CRE whole loans (or participations therein), all of which are floating rate loans indexed to one-month LIBOR. The loans are secured by 104 properties located in 18 states, the largest of which are Texas (39.4%), Georgia (17.8%), and Arizona (10.5%). The pool’s property types include multifamily (88.5%), lodging (6.0%), office (5.3%), and mixed use (0.2%).
KBRA’s analysis of the transaction involved evaluation of property cash flows and values within the loan pool using our U.S. CMBS Property Evaluation Methodology. The results of the analysis yielded KBRA values that were, on a weighted average basis, 26.5% and 43.9% lower than the appraisers’ as-is and stabilized values, respectively, and a KBRA Loan to Value (KLTV) of 122.2%. The results of this analysis were utilized in the application of our U.S. CMBS Multi-Borrower Rating Methodology. The analysis also included quantitative and/or qualitative review of the various structural features of the transaction as well as a review of the legal documents, the results of which were incorporated into our ratings assignment process.
Preliminary Ratings Assigned: Bancorp 2019-CRE6
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CONTACT: Analytical Contacts:
Patrick McQuinn, Director
Yee Cent Wong, Senior Managing Director
Nitin Bhasin, CFA, Senior Managing Director
Susannah Keagle, Senior Director
KEYWORD: UNITED STATES NORTH AMERICA NEW YORK
INDUSTRY KEYWORD: BANKING PROFESSIONAL SERVICES FINANCE
SOURCE: Kroll Bond Rating Agency
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