Rentenbank increases its March 2027 Kangaroo [UPDATED]

On January 23, Rentenbank (AAA/Aaa/AAA) priced a A$50 million (US$37.8 million) increase to its March 2027 Kangaroo line. The tap issue priced in line with guidance of 55 basis points over semi-quarterly swap.

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OKB mandates a new benchmark Kangaroo transaction

On January 23, Oesterreichische Kontrollbank (OKB) (AA+/Aa1) mandated a new August 2027 Kangaroo transaction. Initial price guidance on the deal is 68 basis points over semi-quarterly swap. According to KangaNews data, OKB was most recently in the Kangaroo market in March last year when it added A$50 million (US$37.8 million) to its August 2025 line.

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SEK readies a tap to its September 2026 Kangaroo

Swedish Export Credit Corporation (SEK) (AA+/Aa1) mandated an increase to its September 2026 Kangaroo bond on January 23. Initial price guidance on the tap transaction is in the area of 65 basis points over semi-quarterly swap. According to KangaNews data, the line was established in March last year for volume of A$50 million (US$37.8 million) at 70.5 basis points over semi-quarterly swap.

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Westpac prints A$2.6 billion in a five-year Australian domestic deal [UPDATED]

Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac)’s (AA-/Aa2/AA-) new five-year domestic deal priced on January 20, with final pricing in line with initial guidance of 111 basis points over three-month bank bill swap rate (BBSW) and semi-quarterly swap.

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Deal and ratings review, week ending January 20 2017

The Australian Office of Financial Management printed A$9.3 billion (US$7.04 billion) in the Australian market's largest-ever deal this week. Elsewhere, Kauri market activity picked up with World Bank placing NZ$550 million (US$396.2 million) in its first Kauri deal of the year and Kommunalbanken Norway adding NZ$150 million to its August 2025 New Zealand dollar bond. 

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