Press Release|CMBS

KBRA Affirms All Ratings for JPMDB 2018-C8

7 Jun 2024   |   New York


KBRA affirms all of its outstanding ratings for JPMDB 2018-C8, a $539.2 million CMBS conduit transaction. The affirmations follow a surveillance review of the transaction, which has exhibited overall stable pool performance since KBRA's last ratings change in June 2023.

As of the May 2024 remittance period, there is one specially serviced asset (4.7% of the pool balance). KBRA identified two K-LOCs (7.6%), including the specially serviced asset. These include:

One top 10 loan (4.7%):

  • Constitution Plaza (8th largest, 4.7% of the pool balance, 8.9% estimated loss severity)

The remaining K-LOC represents 2.9% of the pool balance.

Excluding the K-LOC with an estimated loss, the transaction's WA KLTV is 97.8%, compared to 101.2% at KBRA's last ratings change and 98.4% at securitization. The KDSC is 1.66x, compared to 1.61x at KBRA's last ratings change and 1.84x at securitization.

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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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