Wells Fargo is offering $1 billion of commercial mortgage bonds via the WFCM 2015-C27 conduit, according to a Kroll Bond Rating Agency presale report.

A total of 95 fixed rate loans contributed by Wells Fargo Bank, National Association (29 loans, 37.0%), Rialto Mortgage Finance (20 loans, 27.9%), Principal Commercial Capital (9 loans, 14.6%), Liberty Island Group I (12 loans, 11.3%), C-III Commercial Mortgage (23 loans, 8.1%), and Basis Real Estate Capital II (2 loans, 1.2%), back the CMBS.    

The loans are secured by 124 properties located in 30 states, with two states representing more than 10.0% of the pool balance: California (16.6%) and Florida (13.0%). The pool has exposure to all the major property types, with retail, lodging, office, self-storage and multifamily representing the top five.

The largest loan in the pool is a $62.5 million loan secured by Westfield Palm Desert, a 979,108 sf regional mall located in Palm Desert, California, approximately 80 miles northeast of San Diego. The loan represents 6% of the collateral pool.

Along with the Westfield Palm Desert loan, the top five loans, include WPC Self Storage Portfolio VI (4.6%), 312 Elm (4.4%), Marriott Greensboro (4.2%), and Capital Penn Self-Storage Portfolio (3.6%).

Overall, the pool has a weighted loan-to-value ratio (LTV), as calculated by Kroll, of 104.1%, which is above the average of 101.8% for the 20 CMBS conduits it has rated over the last six months. Three loans in the pool totaling 9.7% of assets that were originated with a split loan structure which means that the mortgaged properties securing these loans also secure a companion loan not included in the trust. They are Westfield Palm Desert (largest, 6.0%), Depot Park (13th largest, 2.1%) and Boca Hamptons Plaza Portfolio (19th largest, 1.7%) that were originated with a split loan structure which means that the mortgaged properties securing these loans.

One loan, Capital Penn Self-Storage Portfolio (5th largest, 3.6%) has existing subordinate debt in the form of mezzanine financing; and three loans totaling 3.0% of assets permit future subordinate debt in the form of mezzanine financing.

Most of the loans (95.4% of the pool) have 10-year terms and 69% of the loans pay only interest for part of all of their terms.

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