In September 2018, KangaNews hosted its third annual roundtable discussion for nonbank lenders. Sector leaders discuss a more challenging funding environment and the shifting sands of the Australian property market and regulatory landscape, calling attention to the ongoing growth opportunity before them.
Liberty Financial (Liberty) (BBB- by S&P) launched a four-year, Australian dollar denominated, benchmark, floating-rate note (FRN) transaction on 17 February. Indicative price guidance for the forthcoming deal, which is expected to price on the day after launch, is 240-245 basis points area over three-month bank bills. Deutsche Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank are leading.
On 17 February, Liberty Financial (Liberty) (BBB- by S&P) mandated Deutsche Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank for a potential four-year, Australian dollar denominated, benchmark transaction.
Nonmortgage securitisation for 2020 got under way in January with auto asset-backed securities (ABS) deals from Pepper Group (Pepper) and Liberty Financial (Liberty). Ongoing investor appetite for diversifying collateral in the sector buoyed demand, deal sources say.