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Look for Inaugural Debt Issuance by REITs in Second Half, Mark Says

Steven Marks, managing director with Fitch Ratings, joined REIT.com for a video interview at REITWeek 2016: NAREIT’s Investor Forum at the Waldorf Astoria New York.

Fitch Ratings specializes in credit ratings and research and is part of the Fitch Group, a global financial information services firm.

Marks discussed the current level of access to capital enjoyed by REITs. Additionally, Marks was asked about the potential for mergers and acquisitions to pick up. Lastly, Marks talked about the major stories to watch in the second half of the year.

“We’re thinking there’s going to be some new, inaugural debt issuance,” he said.