DBRS Morningstar CMBS Webinar Series: Q&A with the NA CMBS Credit Team

Presented by

Erin Stafford

About this talk

DBRS Morningstar invites you to join our commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) team for its next webinar, taking place on Wednesday, May 27 at 11:30am (EDT), which will follow a question and answer format. The conversation between Erin Stafford, Managing Director of North American CMBS, and other CMBS senior staff members will address questions and discussions we have been engaged in across the CMBS industry as the Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) pandemic rapidly grew into a global crisis. Some of the questions DBRS Morningstar will address include: -- What are the similarities and differences between this and the Great Recession of 2008–09? -- How is DBRS Morningstar looking at new deals differently? -- Is the CMBS team considering methodology adjustments? -- Other than retail and hotel properties, what other property types are challenged by or benefit from the crisis? -- Will gateway markets fair better than secondary markets, or worse? -- What will the impact on commercial real estate be should this crisis lead to long-term secular changes in choices people make with respect to where they choose to live, work, shop, etc.? -- What does the new day-to-day look like during the coronavirus pandemic? Where is the CMBS team spending its time? -- When will DBRS Morningstar start to downgrade CMBS ratings? Does DBRS Morningstar take into consideration time tranching? -- How is DBRS Morningstar approaching sovereign ratings at this time? -- How is DBRS Morningstar managing recent remittance data from the servicers?
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