Nonbanks are originating more commercial mortgages on fixer-uppers in response to a sharp drop in the cost of funding in the securitization market. These deals are said to be "vastly different" than other CRE instruments that sustained big losses in the crisis — so far.
Collateralized loan obligations were once easily overlooked by investors who might have confused them with similar sounding alphabet soup investments that stumbled badly during the crisis. But CLOs are getting a well-deserved second look. Read on to learn more.
From efforts to fix the London interbank offered rate to changes in online lenders' funding programs, here are some of the highlights of the Structured Finance Industry Group's 2018 confab in Sin City.