Liberty Financial (Liberty) has long held the objective of issuing senior-unsecured paper at five-year tenor. The issuer took another step in that direction with its first four-year deal, printed on 18 February.
On 24 February, Kiwibank (A/A1/AA-) mandated ANZ and UBS to arrange a series for investor meetings and calls in Australia and Asia in the week beginning 2 March regarding a potential five-year, Kangaroo, senior-unsecured transaction.
On 20 February, AMP Bank revealed plans to engage investors regarding a potential residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) deal from its Progress programme. Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Deutsche Bank, Macquarie Bank, MUFG Securities, National Australia Bank and Standard Chartered Bank have been mandated as lead managers.