Morgan Stanley launched a $800 million public CMBS deal for Kansas City, Mo.-based Midland Loan Services last week, which is expected to price by the end of June. The conduit transaction has no rating yet. Banc of America Securities was in the midst of pricing its EQCC Home Equity Loan Trust MBS deal, for $870.7 million, consisting of 13,221 loans.
John Moore has joined Duff & Phelps Credit Rating Co.'s CMBS group as senior analyst in DCR's Chicago office. Lee Waxenberg has joined as an analyst in the New York office and Jeffrey Jaegle as research associate in Chicago.