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Monday, 23 October 2017

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  • Green landmark for Aussie ABS

    Structured Finance | 22 April 2016

    Consumer-finance specialist FlexiGroup broke new ground last week with a landmark Australian securitisation that showed investors will pay a premium for exposure to green assets.

  • World Bank in demand Down Under

    Bonds | 15 April 2016

    The World Bank made a successful trip Down Under last week for the biggest Kangaroo and Kauri taps of the year, in addition to issuing a new 10.5-year Australian dollar bond.

  • CIBC branch

    CIBC releases guidance on five-year covered Kangaroo

    Ticker | 11 April 2016

    Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce has released price guidance at three-month BBSW plus 110bp area for a five-year Kangaroo covered bond offering via ANZ, CIBC Capital Markets, HSBC and NAB.

  • Kauris enjoy South Korean development

    Emerging Markets | 08 April 2016

    Korea Development Bank may trigger rapid growth of the famously narrow New Zealand debt market after printing the first Kauri bond from a non-supranational Asian issuer.

  • Auckland skyline

    Kiwi sovereign loses its shine

    Bonds | 01 April 2016

    The New Zealand Debt Management Office raised a disappointing NZ$1.5bn (US$1bn) from its first syndicated offering of nominal sovereign bonds this year, as the central bank’s efforts to spur inflation tempered the appetite of investors.

  • BHP Billiton logo

    Aussie corporate issues grind to halt

    Bonds | 24 March 2016

    Even in a slow start to the year for Australian bonds, the complete absence of corporate financings stands out, with absolutely no deals printed in the first quarter of 2016.

  • Telstra

    Telstra to connect with European investors

    Ticker | 24 March 2016

    Telstra, rated A2/A (Moody’s/S&P), has mandated Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas and HSBC to arrange meetings in the UK and Europe from April 4 for a potential bond transaction.

  • A kangaroo looks on

    SSA Kangaroos lose their spring

    Bonds | 11 March 2016

    Modest takings of A$230m (US$172m) for two Triple A rated Kangaroo bonds last week offered the latest sign that the Australian dollar format is losing its appeal.

  • Coca-Cola to test corporate appetite

    Bonds | 19 February 2016

    Coca-Cola (Aa3/AA/A+) looks set to provide the first real test of the year for the corporate Kangaroo market, having mandated Deutsche Bank to arrange investor meetings from March 7 for a potential debut trade.

  • Commonwealth Bank of Australia

    CBA reopens hybrid market amid Europe blowout

    Bonds | 19 February 2016

    Australian bank hybrids held up well amid the blowout in Europe’s Additional Tier 1 market, underlining the continuing strength of the country’s domestic-focused banking sector.