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Note that there is a potential exposure of cash flow risks to CMBS.
Note that there is a potential exposure of cash flow risks to the CMBS. Emissions have increased significantly in each of the last four years, with total emissions in 2013 amounting to USD 76.5 billion, an 82% rise over 2012. Sturdy investors demanding debts for MBS. In addition, there is a great deal of interest across the entire asset base as many hedging and real estate investments trust (REIT) companies have invested in high- single-digit yield target bonds of carbon credit.
Although the above mentioned developments are supportive of CMBS industry expansion, they also represent a risk. Some of the recent CMBS new issues, for example, have involved a low level of retailing exposures and lending to poorly rated borrower. We have seen a progressive rise in CMBS related CMBS demand in 2013 and early 2014 (see Figure 2).
Whilst the new CMBS LSVs are below their peak levels of ~120% before the downturn, recent evidence clearly points to a progressive increase in LSVs and other worrying evolutions coming from the depths - notably pure interest rate loan rates and extra debts. Credit ratings firms that analyse CMBS debts try to "normalise" for these tendencies with their own LTV ratings on the basis of in-house adaptations, modelling and forecasting.
Given that ratings firms determine the requirement for improved lending for new CMBS deals, issuers usually consider these as one of the first line of defence against worsening lending. It is important that ECAIs have proactively worked to improve post-crisis CMBS underwriting by relying not only on model-driven analysis but also on qualitative analysis of large exposure and conducting extra due diligence reviews and endorsement reviews.
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