TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. (NYSE: TRTX) (“TRTX” or the “Company”) announced today that it closed TRTX 2021-FL4, a $1.25 billion managed Commercial Real Estate Collateralized Loan Obligation ("CRE CLO"). The Company placed $1.04 billion of investment grade bonds with institutional investors, providing TRTX with term financing on a non-mark-to-market, non-recourse basis. TRTX 2021-FL4 includes a two-year reinvestment period, an advance rate of 83%, a $308.9 million “ramp” feature to finance future loan originations, and a weighted average interest rate at issuance of LIBOR plus 1.60%, before transaction costs. The Company received net cash proceeds from TRTX 2021-FL4 of approximately $104.8 million for investment and other corporate purposes.
Since January 2018, TRTX has issued four CRE CLOs totaling $4.4 billion in support of the Company’s long-standing strategy of increasing its percentage of non-recourse, non-mark-to-market liabilities. Following the closing of TRTX 2021-FL4, approximately 84% of the Company’s funded debt is non-mark-to-market.
During the first quarter of 2021, the Company closed or executed term sheets for six loans with an aggregate commitment amount of $335.3 million, substantially all of which is slated for prompt contribution to TRTX 2021-FL4. These loans have a weighted average coupon of 3.61% and a weighted average estimated as-is loan-to-value ratio of 76%.
Wells Fargo Securities, LLC acted as sole structuring agent, co-lead manager and joint bookrunner for TRTX 2021-FL4. Barclays Capital Inc., BofA Securities, Inc., Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC, J.P. Morgan Securities LLC and Morgan Stanley & Co. LLC acted as co-lead managers and joint bookrunners.
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TPG RE Finance Trust, Inc. is a commercial real estate finance company that focuses primarily on originating, acquiring, and managing first mortgage loans and other commercial real estate‐related debt instruments secured largely by institutional-quality properties located in primary and select secondary markets in the United States. The Company is externally managed by TPG RE Finance Trust Management, L.P., a part of TPG Real Estate, which is the real estate investment platform of TPG. For more information regarding TRTX, visit www.tpgrefinance.com.