BOQ launches AT1 capital deal

On 26 October, Bank of Queensland (BOQ) launched its additional tier-one (AT1) capital transaction, Capital Notes 2. The issuer intends to raise A$200 million (US$142.5 million) with the ability to raise more or less. The notes have an indicative margin of 380-400 basis points area over three-month bank bills, with the final margin to be announced on or before 2 November following a bookbuild.