Morningstar Credit Ratings Assigns Preliminary Ratings to COMM 2016-787S Mortgage Trust, Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates (COMM 2016-787S)

Feb 16, 2016, 15:34 ET from Morningstar, Inc.

NEW YORK, Feb. 16, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Morningstar Credit Ratings, LLC today assigned preliminary ratings to the commercial mortgage-backed securities (CMBS) transaction COMM 2016-787S Mortgage Trust, Commercial Mortgage Pass-Through Certificates (COMM 2016-787S). The collateral supporting COMM 2016-787S consists of $640 million of senior and junior components of a $780 million fixed-rate, interest-only mortgage loan secured by the borrower's fee simple interests in a 1.7 million-square-foot office building. The trust assets exclude $140 million of senior, pari passu notes, which will likely be securitized in a future transaction. The preliminary ratings are based on information disclosed and known to Morningstar as of Feb. 16, 2016.

Preliminary Ratings (as of Feb. 16, 2016)


Balance/Notional Amt. ($)

Morningstar Preliminary Rating

Credit Support Level (%)

Class A




Class X-A




Class B




Class C




Class D




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