In 2017, KangaNews and Mizuho Securities hosted their first-ever roundtable discussion in Tokyo for Japanese investors in Australian dollar debt. A year later, a larger group of buy-side participants explain that, while the headwinds facing international participants in the Australian market are real, they are if anything engaged with a wider range of product than ever before.
On 5 August, Korea Expressway Corporation (AA/Aa2) mandated HSBC, Mizuho Securities and Standard Chartered as lead managers to arrange a series of global investor calls beginning 12 August regarding a potential, 3-5 year, Australian dollar denominated Kangaroo transaction.
KangaNews is pleased to announce the results of its 10th annual Fixed-Income Research Poll. The survey polls the opinions of institutional investors in the Australian fixed-income market on the research they receive across a range of sectors. This year’s results include a new winner in the coveted best overall provider category.
Central Nippon Expressway Company (CENEXP) (A1) launched a five-year, Australian dollar denominated, Reg S transaction on 20 July. Indicative price guidance for the forthcoming deal is 70 basis points area over swap and is expected to price on the day after launch. Mizuho Securities and SMBC Nikko are leading.