Banks Eye Transfer Deals to Lower CRE Risk

March 28, 2024

Cadwalader partners Jed Miller and Stu Goldstein spoke with Commercial Mortgage Alert about regional banks exploring synthetic risk-transfer deals to reduce capital charges and alleviate regulatory pressure tied to commercial real estate portfolios.

Underscoring the firm’s expertise in commercial real estate, commercial mortgage-backed securities and capital relief trades, Stu and Jed discussed the uptick and how Cadwalader is uniquely positioned to guide banks and investors.

“An increasing number of regional banks, particularly those with complex capital issues, are considering capital solutions,” Stu said.

Jed added that the level of interest is growing. “Our expectation is that we will see more banks executing this year and next,” he said.

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