Commonwealth Bank of Australia

Tuesday, 09 March 2021
Feb/Mar 2021 IWI Supplement

The sustainable-finance nexus

Commonwealth Bank of Australia is turbocharging the sustainable-finance operation within its institutional business, including some key new hires and more to come. The team is focused on working with clients to gain deep understanding of their ESG risks and, from there, assisting with transition. The bank’s ambition is high.

Wednesday, 28 July 2021

BNPL asset class flies high with Zip triple-A upgrade

Australia’s buy-now, pay-later securitisation sector received a significant stamp of approval in July as Moody’s Investors Service upgraded the top tranches of all three of Zip Co’s outstanding transactions to Aaa. The rating agency had previously withheld the top mark based on the relative infancy of Zip and the BNPL asset class, and the issuer now says it hopes to see a cost-of-funds benefit from the development.

Tuesday, 27 July 2021

Latitude mandates lead managers for New Zealand dollar ABS deal

On 27 July, Latitude Financial Services appointed BNZ, BofA Securities, Commonwealth Bank of Australia and Westpac New Zealand as lead managers for a potential New Zealand dollar denominated, credit card asset-backed securities (ABS) deal.

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