Deal and ratings review, week ending 7 December 2018

Primary deal flow in the first week of December was highlighted by asset-backed securities deals on either side of the Tasman Sea. In New Zealand, Latitude Financial Services priced its NZ$200 million (US$137.6 million) market debut while Liberty Financial priced a A$250 million (US$180.8 million) auto receivables-backed deal. Meanwhile, the 2018 KangaNews Awards winners were revealed.