On 22 October, KangaNews hosted the latest in the KangaNews Debt Capital Markets Summit 2020 webinar series. The session had a rates-market flavour, including a discussion between some of Australia’s leading market participants about how massively increased sovereign issuance, central-bank intervention and a raft of new dynamics will shape their sector.
On 4 May, KfW Bankengruppe (AAA/Aaa) mandated ANZ, Commonwealth Bank and TD Securities for a new seven-year Kauri transaction.
Asian Development Bank says its gender-bond Kangaroo is part of its efforts to develop a public-market presence for this type of funding as the projects it is seeking to fund grow. Accelerating gender equality is one of the supranational’s long-term operational priorities and it is increasingly possible to align this goal with funding.