Laminar Capital

Monday, 04 May 2020
Jun/Jul 2020

Competition at risk as fintech lenders potentially slip through the cracks

COVID-19 has thrown up challenges even for the most established capital markets borrowers. The crisis is particularly acute for newer financial institutions with shorter track records and smaller asset books. Government support should help, but a protracted downturn could make survival of the fittest a best-case scenario.

Tuesday, 11 June 2024

Auswide launches 10NC5 tier-two deal

Wednesday, 17 January 2024
Dec/Jan 2023/2024

Wider ripple from new small bank liquidity rules

The Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s plans to uplift liquidity rules for a swathe of smaller local banks is likely to shake up the sector once more, market participants say. The increased cost of funding liquidity books and likely loss of demand for their wholesale debt instruments may be enough to spark further consolidation among financial institutions with smaller and less established capital markets presence.

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