FlexiGroup offers a broad range of options to securitisation investors, including assets in Australia and New Zealand and a pioneering green issuance programme. Paul Jamieson, the firm’s Auckland-based group treasurer, and Bianca Spata, head of group funding in Sydney, update on developments.
Firstmac is an outlier in Australia’s nonbank sector thanks to its focus on prime mortgage lending and its expressed ambition to gain authorised deposit-taking institution (ADI) status. James Austin, chief financial officer at Firstmac in Brisbane, gives an update on the company’s strategic plan.
New Zealand’s securitisation market could be set to proliferate as regulatory moves to kick-start a bank market progress. Mark Mountcastle, chief executive at Avanti Finance (Avanti) in Auckland, says the environment is also beneficial for nonbank lenders.