Deal and ratings review, week ending 12 January 2018

The Australian domestic market opened for 2018 with an ANZ Banking Group A$3 billion (US$2.4 billion) multi-tranche transaction during the second week of January. Meanwhile, the Kauri market continued its strong start to 2018 with more new deals, including NZ$500 million (US$363.2 million) for Asian Development Bank and NZ$375 million for Inter-American Development Bank.