News by Topic : Banking & Finance

  • 7/30/2020

    Citi Private Bank Takes Overweight Position in REITs for the First Time

    Chief investment strategist Steven Wieting sees “significant valuation improvement.”

  • 7/1/2020

    Strong Balance Sheet Imperative to Weather COVID-19 Crisis

    Jeff Horowitz of BofA Securities says very few REITs have maturity issues, a business differentiator during the pandemic.


  • 7/1/2020

    REITs Have Maintained Technological Savviness During Pandemic

    Rich Anderson of SMBC Nikko Securities America says this will help REITs recapture lost ground.


  • 6/30/2020

    REIT Management Teams Have Learned Important Lessons from Great Financial Crisis

    Capital One’s Greg Steele says focus in recent months has been on managing cash and liquidity.

  • 6/8/2020

    OCC Urges Banks to Support mREITs and Other Non-bank Lenders

    Responding to a letter co-authored by Nareit, OCC affirms that prior flexibility guidance applies to mREITs.

  • 5/15/2020

    Nareit Joins Coalition Request Seeking Clear Communication between Banks and Borrowers

    11 trade groups asked bank regulators to encourage banks to work constructively with all borrowers affected by COVID-19.

  • 4/30/2020

    Nareit Responds to SEC Proposed Amendments to Disclosure Requirements

    The proposed amendments relate to Management’s Discussion and Analysis (MD&A), Selected Financial Data, and Supplementary Financial Information.

  • 3/27/2020

    Strong Pre-Crisis Real Estate Fundamentals Will Help Sector Navigate Current Volatility

    CBRE sees “brutal” short-term economic impact from coronavirus, with improved second half.

  • 3/26/2020

    4 Quick Questions with Wells Fargo's Billy Wright

    Billy Wright is a managing director with Wells Fargo’s Real Estate, Gaming, Lodging, and Leisure (REGAL) Group. He has been involved in strategic transactions and public and private debt and equity financings for both public REITs and private real estate companies for more than 15 years.

  • 3/24/2020

    Capital Market View from Top Analyst

    Citi’s Michael Bilerman recently spoke with REIT magazine on issues ranging from real estate cap rates and valuations, to the importance of asking difficult questions.