Japan CMBS: Recovery Of Defaulted Loans Update (As Of The End Of December 2011) Mar 12
- ID: 2084890
- March 2012
- Region: Japan
- Standard & Poors
Although loans backing Japanese commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) continue to default on an ongoing basis, servicers are progressing with collection procedures faster than the occurrence of defaults. As a result, the number of remaining defaulted loans in Japan's CMBS sector is decreasing. The simple average recovery rate for defaulted, collected loans has fallen slightly over the past six months, to 90%, but remains at a relatively high level. Meanwhile, the ratio of loans that incurred principal losses to total defaulted, collected loans is rising. As such, Standard & Poor's Ratings Services believes that the recovery rate from defaulted loans may fall in the future. A default on an underlying loan is not directly linked to a default on the rated...
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