National Australia Bank
National Australia Bank (NAB)’s first foray into the euro market for 2018 – five- and 10-year transaction in which the shorter-dated notes were green bonds – garnered a large oversubscription and tightened pricing in a busy market. Deal sources say NAB’s updated green bond programme, which now incorporates the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) played a part in the deal’s reception.
Port of Melbourne says overwhelming investor support for its latest domestic transaction enabled a substantial upsize. The A$550 million (US$374.4 million) seven-year transaction comes after the issuer placed a multi-tranche US$602.8 million equivalent deal in the US private placement market in April this year.
On 13 November, Firstmac mandated ANZ, National Australia Bank, Standard Chartered and United Overseas Bank to engage investors in the week beginning 18 November regarding a potential Australian dollar denominated residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) deal.