Commonwealth Bank of Australia
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.
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.
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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