New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency
New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency (LGFA) undertook its first-ever syndicated transaction on 12 March. The deal represents a change in strategy for the borrower, which deal sources say allows it better to engage domestic and offshore investors seeking larger allocations – an outcome that was evident in the record volume achieved.
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On 15 August, New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency (LGFA) (AA+/AA+) revealed plans for a potential April 2029 transaction to institutional and New Zealand retail investors by syndication. Full details of the transaction are expected to be released in the week beginning 19 August and an investor call will take place on 20 August.
In June, ANZ and KangaNews gathered issuers and investors from across the global market at their annual roundtable discussion in London. This year’s conversation came at a pivotal moment for market direction and in the middle of an existential debate about the nature and purpose of sustainable finance.
On 11 March, New Zealand Local Government Funding Agency (LGFA) (AA+/AA+) launched an indicative NZ$500 million (US$339.8 million) April 2024 transaction to institutional and New Zealand retail investors by syndication. The forthcoming deal has an indicative margin of 33-37 basis points over mid swap, with the final margin and interest rate to be set following a bookbuild on 12 March.