Press Release|CMBS

KBRA Upgrades One Rating for FREMF 2015-K1501

17 Apr 2024   |   New York


KBRA upgrades the rating of one class of FREMF 2015-K1501, a $448.0 million CMBS multi-borrower transaction. All loans were originated in conjunction with the Federal Home Loan Mortgage Corporation's (Freddie Mac) K-Deal program. The rating action follows a surveillance review of the transaction, which has exhibited an improvement in pool performance since issuance. In addition, the rating action reflects transaction deleveraging from loan defeasances, payoffs, and amortization.

As of the March 2024 remittance period, none of the loans are specially serviced or delinquent; however, KBRA identified one K-LOC (7.3% of the pool balance), Cathedral Parkway Towers, which is the fifth largest loan and does not have an estimated loss.

The transaction's WA KLTV is 95.7%, compared to 101.8% at last review and 107.1% at securitization. The KDSC is 1.46x, compared to 1.39x at last review and 1.42x at securitization.

Details concerning the class with ratings change are as follows:

  • Class B to BBB-(sf) from BB-(sf)

To access rating and relevant documents, click here.

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Further information on key credit considerations, sensitivity analyses that consider what factors can affect these credit ratings and how they could lead to an upgrade or a downgrade, and ESG factors (where they are a key driver behind the change to the credit rating or rating outlook) can be found in the full rating report referenced above.

A description of all substantially material sources that were used to prepare the credit rating and information on the methodology(ies) (inclusive of any material models and sensitivity analyses of the relevant key rating assumptions, as applicable) used in determining the credit rating is available in the Information Disclosure Form(s) located here.

Information on the meaning of each rating category can be located here.

Further disclosures relating to this rating action are available in the Information Disclosure Form(s) referenced above. Additional information regarding KBRA policies, methodologies, rating scales and disclosures are available at

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