On 23 September, Bank of Communications Sydney Branch (BoCom Sydney) (A-/A2/A) mandated ANZ and National Australia Bank to arrange an Australian investor roadshow beginning 8 October regarding a potential Australian dollar denominated transaction.
On 23 September, HSBC Sydney Branch (HSBC Sydney) (AA-/Aa3) launched a new Australian dollar denominated senior-unsecured benchmark transaction. The forthcoming transaction will be offered in either or both three- and five-year duration and in either or both fixed- and floating-rate format.
On 23 September, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) (A-/A1/A) revealed plans for a new five-year, Australian dollar denominated, total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC)-eligible, benchmark green-bond transaction, to come in either or both fixed- and floating-rate format. ANZ, Morgan Stanley, MUFG Securities, National Australia Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank are joint lead managers for the transaction which is expected to launch in the near future.