South Australian Government Financing Authority

Thursday, 16 July 2020
Jun/Jul 2020

Australian government-sector issuers ride the waves of COVID-19

In June, Westpac Institutional Bank and KangaNews brought together the biggest issuers in the Australian government sector to discuss a rollercoaster ride in markets since the end of March. The issuers describe a relatively straight-line improvement since the thrills and spills of the March-April period, with returning investors supporting increasing issuance volume and liquidity at extended tenor.

Thursday, 22 July 2021

Investors embrace SAFA transaction even at 15-year tenor

By adding a 15-year point on its curve, South Australian Government Financing Authority’s latest syndicated deal suggests continued investor appetite for longer-dated issuance.

Monday, 19 July 2021
Jun/Jul 2021

Shifting sands change dynamics for Australia's government-sector issuers

KangaNews and Westpac Institutional Bank hosted their annual roundtable for Australia’s sovereign and semi-government issuers in June – via audioconference, as the discussion happened as many Australian states were re-entering lockdown following the latest outbreak of COVID-19. Despite the sting in the pandemic’s tail, issuers are confident about the resilience and functionality of their market as they enter new financial years.

Wednesday, 30 June 2021

SAFA planning new May 2036 syndicated deal

On 1 July, South Australian Government Financing Authority (SAFA) revealed plans for a new May 2036 line, for up to A$1 billion (US$750 million), which it intends to bring to market during July. ANZ, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, National Australia Bank and UBS have been mandated as joint lead managers for the syndicated deal.

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