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Wednesday, 19 September 2018

John Weavers' s stories

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  • ONEWORLD WAITS FOR SEMI-FINAL OF THE LOUIS VUITTON CUP ON AUCKLAND'S HAURAKI GULF

    Kiwibank Kangaroo killed by cap rules

    Top News | 17 March 2017

    New Zealand’s fifth-biggest lender aborted a Kangaroo bond last week just a day before settlement after regulators warned that some of its capital securities might be ineligible for CAR calculations.

  • NAB readies debut Social notes

    Bonds | 10 March 2017

    National Australia Bank (Aa2/AA–/AA–) spoke to onshore and offshore investors last week for a ground-breaking offering of Australian dollar Social (gender equality) bonds to refinance a portfolio of businesses and assets it had funded.

  • Stellar demand for Macquarie AT1

    Bonds | 03 March 2017

    Macquarie Bank, acting through its London branch, secured an extraordinary order book of US$11.7bn for last Wednesday’s US$750m 144A/Reg S Additional Tier 1 perpetual non-call 10 notes.

  • The Macquarie bank tower in Central Sydney

    Macquarie underlines Aussie appeal

    Ticker | 02 March 2017

    Macquarie Bank, acting through its London branch, secured an extraordinary US$11.7bn order book for its US$750m 144A/Reg S Additional Tier 1 perpetual non-call 10 notes. 

  • Aussie benchmark sets records

    Aussie benchmark sets records

    Bonds | 24 February 2017

    The Australian Office of Financial Management smashed numerous records last Wednesday with a giant fundraising that showed the Commonwealth government has no problems plugging the country’s budget deficit.

  • FlexiGroup books Green premium

    Structured Finance | 17 February 2017

    FlexiGroup has confirmed that investors are willing to pay a premium for exposure to environmentally friendly assets, with its second sale of certified Green bonds in less than a year, as part of its latest securitisation.

  • NAB revives retail Tier 2

    Bonds | 10 February 2017

    National Australia Bank is breathing new life into an abandoned market as the first major lender since 2013 to offer Tier 2 notes to retail investors.

  • Trump

    Trump tax cuts could hit Kangaroo market

    Top News | 27 January 2017

    The corporate Kangaroo market may become a casualty of the Trump administration’s “America First” agenda, as the prospect of huge corporate tax cuts undermines the case for US companies to sell bonds offshore.

  • Australia breaks issuance record

    Bonds | 20 January 2017

    The Australian Office of Financial Management ticked several boxes with last Wednesday’s record-breaking A$9.3bn (US$7.0bn) syndicated offering of 2.00% December 21 2021 Treasury bonds.

  • NAB widens Tier 2 net

    Bonds | 13 January 2017

    National Australia Bank further broadened its Tier 2 investor base with last Wednesday’s A$275m (US$205m) sale of 5.0% 15-year non-call 10 T2 notes off its global MTN programme.