CMBS Information Leader Trepp Acquires Foresight Analytics

New York, NY (PRWEB) February 25, 2010

Trepp, the leading provider of CMBS and commercial mortgage information, analytics and technology to the global banking and investment management industry, today announced it has agreed to acquire Foresight Analytics LLC, a privately held, California-based company. Foresight Analytics provides real estate analysis for commercial and residential real estate in both domestic and international markets on behalf of institutional investors, lenders and developers. Terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Foresight was founded by Matt Anderson and Susan Persin, who together have over 40 years of expertise in real estate, banking and capital markets research. The company quickly developed a strong reputation for its global real estate market insights on both the commercial and residential markets as well as the commercial banking industry.

As real estate fundamentals continue to deteriorate, Trepp is committed to expanding the value delivered to our clients, said Annemarie DiCola, CEO of Trepp. Foresight has terrific name recognition and great respect in the marketplace. We expect that they will quickly add even more depth to our offerings.

The acquisition of Foresight offers immediate benefit to Trepp clients by providing deeper and more expansive commercial real estate expertise. Shortly, Foresight Analytics research will be available to clients of Trepps CMBS Analytics and TreppLoan products.

We are delighted to be joining the Trepp team. Trepps market reputation is second to none, said Foresight co-founder Matt Anderson. Susan Persin, co-founder of Foresight, added, This transaction provides Foresight with the scale and resources we need to reach a broader commercial real estate audience to provide more timely and relevant analysis on the shifting CRE landscape.

As the commercial real estate industry navigates this challenging period, Trepp remains committed to providing its clients with superior information and analytics. With Foresight we add complementary know-how that will provide clients with a deeper view of the securitized and non-securitized mortgage markets, added Andy Leibman, Senior Vice President of Trepp.

About Trepp:

Trepp LLC, headquartered in New York City, is an established independent provider of CMBS and commercial real estate information, analytics and technology in the securities and investment management industry. Trepp serves the needs of both the primary and secondary markets by providing one of the largest commercially available trading quality CMBS deal libraries, as well as a suite of products for the CRE derivatives and whole loan markets. Trepp’s clients include broker dealers, commercial banks, asset managers, and investors.

About Foresight Analytics:

Foresight Analytics LLC is a California-based provider of real estate market consulting services. It focuses on real estate market analysis and forecasting, for commercial and residential product types, in both domestic and international markets. Clients are mainly institutional investors, lenders and developers. Foresight offers standardized reports, custom reports and consulting assignments, and senior personnel are also available for presentations and meetings.