Mizuho Securities and KangaNews hosted Japanese investors at a discussion focused on why they think demand for Australian dollar investments will continue.
Rentenbank (AAA/Aaa/AAA) launched a new, minimum A$150 million (US$113.5 million) 11-year Kangaroo bond on 14 June. The forthcoming deal is being marketed at 42 basis points area over semi-quarterly swap, equivalent to 50.75 basis points area over Australian Commonwealth government bond. Pricing is expected on the day of launch, according to lead managers Deutsche Bank and Mizuho Securities.
On 21 May, DBNGP Finance (DBNGP) (BBB/Baa3), the financing entity of the Dampier to Bunbury National Gas Pipeline ownership group, launched a benchmark seven-year senior-secured domestic deal. The forthcoming transaction has indicative price guidance of 150 basis points area over semi-quarterly swap. Pricing is expected on the day of launch, according to lead managers ANZ and Mizuho Securities.