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Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. -- Moody's assigns a Ba2 rating to Blackstone Mortgage Trust's $400 million Term Loan B

Moody's Investors Service ("Moody's") assigned a Ba2 corporate family rating to Blackstone Mortgage Trust, Inc. ("BXMT") and a Ba2 senior secured rating to BXMT's proposed $400 million Term Loan B. BXMT's rating outlook is stable. BXMT's Ba2 corporate family rating reflects the strength of the company's competitive positioning in the commercial real estate lending sector, strong profitability and asset quality performance, and low leverage.