Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Tuesday, 09 March 2021
Feb/Mar 2021 IWI Supplement

The sustainable-finance nexus

Commonwealth Bank of Australia is turbocharging the sustainable-finance operation within its institutional business, including some key new hires and more to come. The team is focused on working with clients to gain deep understanding of their ESG risks and, from there, assisting with transition. The bank’s ambition is high.

Thursday, 15 April 2021

Pepper lining up A$750 million nonconforming RMBS transaction

On 15 April, Pepper Group revealed plans for a A$750 million (US$579.1 million) capped, nonconforming, residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) transaction, PRS29. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Macquarie Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank have been mandated to engage investors. The deal may launch in the week beginning 26 April.

Wednesday, 14 April 2021

VPN launches multi-tranche Australian dollar benchmark deal

On 15 April, Victoria Power Networks (VPN) (A- by S&P) launched a new multi-tranche, Australian dollar denominated, benchmark transaction. Indicative price guidance for the five-year fixed- and floating-rate note tranches is 85 basis points area over swap benchmarks, while the seven-year tranche has a price guidance of 100 basis points area over semi-quarterly swap. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank are leading.

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