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Westpac New Zealand (Westpac NZ) (AA/Aa2) increased the size of its government guaranteed five-year bond by NZ$100 million (US$67.27 million) on August 5 in a self-led transaction. Pricing was tighter than the two previous occasions Westpac NZ has sold bonds in this line, at 50 basis points over swap compared to 60 basis points over from two transactions in July.
During 2008 KangaNews expanded its coverage to include domestic debt markets in both Australia and New Zealand. This year's Awards categories reflect the expanded coverage.

Full coverage of the 2008 Awards coverage was published in the Dec/Jan issue of the magazine:

1. AUSTRALIAN MARKET

Kangaroo Primary Market House of the Year
RBC Capital Markets

Kangaroo Secondary Market House of the Year
TD Securities

Kangaroo Deal of the Year
European Investment Bank A$500m 7% Jan 2012
Lead manager: TD Securities

Kangaroo Issuer of the Year
KfW Bankengruppe

Kangaroo Originator of the Year
Enrico Massi, RBC Capital Markets

Australian Domestic Primary Market House of the Year
Westpac Institutional Bank

Australian Domestic Secondary Market House of the Year
UBS Investment Bank

Australian Domestic Vanilla Deal of the Year
AMP Group A$350m 9% May 2011
Lead managers: JPMorgan Australia and UBS Investment Bank

Australian Domestic Issuer of the Year
Westpac Banking Corporation

Australian Securitisation House of the Year
Macquarie Bank

Australian Securitisation Deal of the Year
SMART Series 2008-1E A$1.2bn
Sponsor: Macquarie Leasing
Lead managers: JPMorgan Australia, JPMorgan Securities, Macquarie Bank and Royal Bank of Scotland

Australian Securitisation Issuer of the Year
Bank of Queensland

Law Firm of the Year
Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Issuing and Paying Agent of the Year
BNY Mellon

2. NEW ZEALAND MARKET

Kauri Market House of the Year
ANZ

Kauri Deal of the Year
Council of Europe Development Bank NZ$375m 7.75% Nov 2011
Lead managers: ANZ, TD Securities

Kauri Issuer of the Year
Queensland Treasury Corporation

New Zealand Domestic Market House of the Year
ANZ

New Zealand Domestic Issuer of the Year
Bank of New Zealand

To see the results of the 2007 KangaNews Awards click here
1. AUSTRALIAN MARKET

Kangaroo Primary Market House of the Year
TD Securities

Kangaroo Secondary Market House of the Year
TD Securities

Kangaroo Deal of the Year
World Bank A$1.4bn 5.5% Oct 2014 and 5.75% Oct 2019
Lead managers: Commonwealth Bank of Australia, RBC Capital Markets, TD Securities and Westpac Institutional Bank

Kangaroo Issuer of the Year
European Investment Bank

Kangaroo Individual Intermediary of the Year
Enrico Massi, RBC Capital Markets

Domestic Primary Market House of the Year
Westpac Institutional Bank

Domestic Secondary Market House of the Year
UBS Investment Bank

Domestic Non-Government Vanilla Issuer of the Year
Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Domestic Vanilla Deal of the Year
CFS Retail Property Trust A$125m 5.75% Sep 2012
Lead managers: ANZ and Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Domestic Agency Deal of the Year
Australian Office of Financial Management A$4bn 3% Sep 2025
Lead managers: Deutsche Bank, RBS Group Australia, UBS Investment Bank

Domestic Agency Issuer of the Year
Queensland Treasury Corporation

Australian Securitisation House of the Year
Westpac Institutional Bank

Australian Securitisation Deal of the Year
Maxis Loans Securitisation Fund 2009-1 A$276m
Sponsor: ME Bank
Lead manager: Westpac Institutional Bank

Australian Securitisation Issuer of the Year
ME Bank

Australian Individual Intermediary of the Year
Dean O'Hara, UBS Investment Bank

Australian Law Firm of the Year
Mallesons Stephen Jaques

2. NEW ZEALAND MARKET

Kauri House of the Year
ANZ

Kauri Deal of the Year
World Bank NZ$300m 5.375% Dec 2014
Lead managers: ANZ and TD Securities

Kauri Issuer of the Year
Nordic Investment Bank

New Zealand Domestic Market House of the Year
Joint award – ANZ and BNZ Capital

New Zealand Domestic Deal of the Year
Fonterra NZ$800m 7.75% Mar 2014
Lead managers: ANZ and BNZ Capital

New Zealand Domestic Issuer of the Year
Fonterra

To see the results of the 2008 KangaNews Awards click here.
To see the results of the 2007 KangaNews Awards click here.

KangaNews Awards methodology
Since their inception at the end of 2007, KangaNews's annual awards have been the only laurels given to participants in the Australasian debt markets based purely on peer votes. We do not employ an awards committee or ask for reams of supporting documentation for submissions. Instead, we conduct a thorough and intensive polling of debt market users in Australia and New Zealand.

Issuers, investors and intermediaries are invited to vote for the best houses, deals and intermediaries in the year, on a confidential basis. In 2010 over 100 market participants submitted their votes for the winners of the KangaNews awards. Because of the widescale input from genuine market participants, KangaNews is confident that its annual awards are the best and fairest recognition of excellence that exists in the Australasian debt markets. 

KangaNews Gala Awards Dinner: March 14 2011
Market participants are invited to celebrate the best houses, issuers, deals and personalities in the Australian and New Zealand markets at a Gala Awards Dinner to be held in Sydney on March 14 2011.

A proportion of the revenue from this Gala Awards Dinner night will go to the Financial Markets Foundation for Children, whose purpose is the promotion of the health and welfare of children in Australia. The Foundation is supported by members of Australia's financial community, receiving both corporate and individual donations to fund research programmes and a wide range of other projects designed specifically to improve the health, welfare and well-being of the future of Australia – its children.

KangaNews is delighted to announce that Glenn Stevens, Governor of the Reserve Bank of Australia and Chairman of the Financial Markets Foundation for Children, will be the guest of honour at the dinner.

To reserve your tables at the dinner, please click here.

AUSTRALIAN MARKET AWARDS 2010

HOUSE AWARDS

Australian Domestic Primary Market House of the Year
ANZ

Australian Domestic Secondary Market House of the Year
Westpac Institutional Bank

Kangaroo Primary Market House of the Year
RBC Capital Markets

Kangaroo Secondary Market House of the Year
TD Securities

Securitisation House of the Year
Westpac Institutional Bank

Syndicated Loan House of the Year
ANZ

Australian Domestic Sovereign/Agency Market House of the Year
UBS Investment Bank

Offshore Bond House of the Year
J.P.Morgan

FX and Derivatives House of the Year
Westpac Institutional Bank

Debt Research House of the Year
Deutsche Bank

Law Firm of the Year
Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Rating Agency of the Year
Standard & Poor's

DEAL AWARDS

Australian Domestic Sovereign/Agency Deal of the Year

Queensland Treasury Corporation
A$4 billion 5.75% November 2014
Joint lead managers: ANZ, Deutsche Bank, Westpac Institutional Bank

Australian Domestic Market Financial Institution Deal of the Year
Royal Bank of Scotland
A$750 million 7.25% August 2013
A$750 million August 2013 FRN
Joint lead managers: ANZ, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank, Royal Bank of Scotland Australia, Westpac Institutional Bank

Australian Domestic Market Corporate Deal of the Year
APT Pipelines
A$300 million 7.75% July 2020
Joint lead managers: ANZ, National Australia Bank

Kangaroo Supranational, Sovereign and Agency Deal of the Year
World Bank
A$1.5 billion 5.75% February 2015
Joint lead managers: ANZ, RBC Capital Markets, TD Securities

Kangaroo Financial Institution Deal of the Year
HSBC Bank
A$1 billion 6.75% March 2015
A$500 million March 2015 FRN
Lead manager: HSBC Bank Australia

Securitisation Deal of the Year
ING Bank Australia
A$900 million IDOL Trust Series 2010-1
Joint lead managers: Macquarie Bank, Westpac Institutional Bank

Offshore Public Deal of the Year
Asciano
US$400 million 3.125% September 2015 and US$600 million 4.625% September 2020
Joint bookrunners: J.P.Morgan, Morgan Stanley, Royal Bank of Scotland Australia

Joint lead manager: BNP Paribas Australia

US Private Placement Deal of the Year
Orica
US$335 million 4.53% October 2020
US$80 million 4.63% October 2022
US$85 million 4.88% October 2025
US$100 million 5.90% October 2030
Joint lead managers: ANZ, Bank of America, J.P.Morgan, Westpac Institutional Bank

Syndicated Loan Deal of the Year
A$1.55 billion leveraged loan for TPG Capital/The Carlyle Group's acquisition of Healthscope                                                                 
Joint arrangers: ANZ, BNP Paribas, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays Capital, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Agricole CIB, Credit Suisse, Deutsche Bank, HSBC Australia, Macquarie Group, Mizuho, Natixis, SG Corporate & Investment Banking, Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group, UBS Investment Bank, UOB, Westpac Institutional Bank

ISSUER AWARDS

Australian Financial Institution Issuer of the Year
Westpac Banking Corporation

Australian Corporate Issuer of the Year
CFS Retail Property Trust

Kangaroo Issuer of the Year
World Bank

Australian Securitisation Issuer of the Year
ME Bank

INDIVIDUAL AWARDS

Australian Treasurer of the Year
Lyn Cobley
Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Australian Domestic Originator of the Year
Edwin Waters
ANZ

Kangaroo Originator of the Year
Enrico Massi
RBC Capital Markets

NEW ZEALAND MARKET AWARDS 2010

New Zealand Domestic Bond House of the Year
ANZ

Kauri Bond House of the Year
ANZ

New Zealand Domestic Bond Deal of the Year
Bank of New Zealand
NZ$175 million 6% June 2015 and NZ$250 million 6.425% June 2017 covered bond
Lead manager: BNZ

Kauri Deal of the Year
World Bank
NZ$125 million 5.375% December 2014
Joint lead managers: ANZ, TD Securities

Kauri Issuer of the Year
International Finance Corporation

New Zealand Domestic Bond Issuer of the Year
Bank of New Zealand

New Zealand Treasurer of the Year
Stephan Deschamps
Fonterra Co-operative Group

To see the results of the 2009 KangaNews Awards click here.
To see the results of the 2008 KangaNews Awards click here.
To see the results of the 2007 KangaNews Awards click here.

KangaNews is pleased to announce the winners of its first annual awards for the Kangaroo and Kauri markets. KangaNews would like to thank all the market participants who contributed to the awards process, and to congratulate the award winners on their achievements. Full coverage and analysis of the winners will be included in the December/January edition of KangaNews.

The winners are:

Kangaroo Primary Market House of the Year
RBC Capital Markets

Kangaroo Secondary Market House of the Year
TD Securities

Kangaroo Originator of the Year
Peter Christie, Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Kangaroo Deal of the Year
Joint winners
Wachovia’s A$1.45 billion multi-tranche senior and subordinated deal
Lead managers: nabCapital, Wachovia Capital Markets, Westpac Institutional Bank
Swiss Re’s A$750 million two tranche T1 deal
Lead managers: Deutsche Bank, UBS Australia, Westpac Institutional Bank

Kangaroo Issuer of the Year
European Investment Bank

Kangaroo Issuing and Paying Agent of the Year
BNY Trust Australia

Kangaroo Law Firm of the Year
Mallesons Stephen Jaques

Kangaroo Rating Agency of the Year
Standard & Poor’s

Kauri Market House of the Year
ANZ Institutional

Kauri Deal of the Year
World Bank
’s NZ$350 million 7.5 per cent 2014 bond
Lead managers: ANZ Institutional and TD Securities

Kauri Issuer of the Year
Rentenbank
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