Pepper launches Sparkz 3 ABS deal

On 8 December, Pepper Group launched its auto and equipment asset-backed securities (ABS) deal, Pepper Sparkz 3. Capped volume for the transaction is A$615.9 million (US$456.8 million) and is expected to price 11 December. Westpac Institutional Bank is arranger and joint lead manager alongside BofA Securities, MUFG Securities, National Australia Bank, RBC Capital Markets and Societe Generale.