On 21 August, Volkswagen Financial Services Australia (Volkswagen Australia) (BBB+/A3) launched a new, Australian dollar denominated five-year deal. The forthcoming transaction has indicative price guidance of 175 basis points area over semi-quarterly swap and is expected to price on the day of launch. ANZ and Citi are joint lead managers.
On 21 August, Transpower New Zealand (Transpower) (AA-/Aa3) revealed plans for a six-year, senior-unsecured domestic transaction to institutional and New Zealand retail investors. Full details for the deal are expected to be released in late August. ANZ has been mandated as lead manager.
On 20 August, Volkswagen Financial Services Australia (Volkswagen Australia) (BBB+/A3) revealed plans for a new five-year, Australian dollar denominated transaction. Initial price guidance for the deal, which is expected to launch in the near future, is 175-180 basis points area over semi-quarterly swap. ANZ and Citi have the mandate.
QIC Shopping Centre Fund defied volatile market conditions to exceed volume and pricing expectations in its first-ever green bond, which priced on 7 August. The issuer says the deal was the culmination of a significant process towards delivering sustainability outcomes and its result highlights the benefits of green, social and sustainability (GSS) bond issuance.