Firstmac printed its second residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) transaction of 2018, Firstmac Mortgage Funding Trust No. 4 Series 2-2018 (Firstmac 2-2018), on 8 June. The A$1 billion (US$760.6 million) deal was led by ANZ and J.P. Morgan. The transaction was predominantly placed with Japanese investors according to James Austin, chief financial officer at Firstmac in Brisbane, who spoke to KangaNews shortly after the deal priced.