NEW YORK, Oct. 23, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- Realty Finance Trust, Inc. ("RFT" or the "Company") announced that on October 19, 2015 two of its consolidated subsidiaries, RFT 2015-FL1 Issuer, Ltd. and RFT 2015-FL1 Co-Issuer, LLC, issued notes with an aggregate principal amount of $350.2 million (the "Notes"), evidencing a commercial real estate mortgage securitization, and sold such Notes in a private placement. The Notes are secured by a portfolio with a principal balance of $428.4 million, consisting of four first-lien loans and 24 pari passu participation interests in first-lien mortgage loans secured predominately by multifamily and commercial properties across the United States. The Notes were the first collateralized loan obligation ("CLO") issuance by the Company.
"We are pleased with the institutional participation in our first CLO," said Donald MacKinnon, President and Chief Operating Officer. "This transaction is another step forward in our business plan and provides committed term financing for our commercial loans. In addition, this transaction creates additional capacity for new loan originations."
About Realty Finance Trust, Inc.
Realty Finance Trust, Inc. is a publicly registered, non-traded real estate investment trust ("REIT") formed primarily to originate, acquire and manage a diversified portfolio of commercial real estate debt secured by properties located both within and outside of the United States. RFT may also invest in commercial real estate securities and commercial real estate properties. Additional information about RFT can be found on its website at www.realtyfinancetrust.com.
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