The sustainable-finance sector has grown exponentially in the past decade. As part of the Women in Sustainable Finance initiative, Westpac Institutional Bank and KangaNews brought together Australian and global experts to discuss the market in 2020 and beyond.
On 22 September, Thinktank Group mandated Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Deutsche Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank to arrange a series of investor calls beginning 24 September regarding a potential Australian dollar, SME commercial and residential mortgage-backed securities transaction.
On 22 September, La Trobe Financial launched its residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) deal, LFCMT 2020-S1. Total capped volume for the transaction is A$500 million (US$360.7 million) and is expected to price on the day after launch. National Australia Bank is arranger and joint lead manager alongside Macquarie Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank.
Three Sydney-based members of Westpac Institutional Bank (WIB)’s debt capital markets team speak to KangaNews about diversity and inclusion (D&I) in the Westpac group. They are Debbie Connelly, managing director and head of corporate and institutional origination and distribution, Eliza Mathews, director, sustainable finance, and Michelle Smith, associate director, corporate sales.
WOMEN IN CAPITAL MARKETS Yearbook 2020
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investing with impact Yearbook 2019
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