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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.

Monday, 19 July 2021
Jun/Jul 2021

Mutual banks: growth, and funding for growth

Australia’s mutual banks are innovating in response to sector-wide issues. Participants at the KangaNews Mutual Sector Wholesale Funding Seminar 2021 – which took place in Sydney in May – discussed an evolving business and funding environment, and how mutual banks can deliver in their areas of competitive advantage.

Friday, 11 June 2021

MyState debut a statement of expansion intent

MyState Bank made its senior-unsecured funding debut on 8 June. The issuer says the deal is in support of its plans to accelerate balance sheet growth as the Australian economy strengthens in the wake of COVID-19.

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