One of the most exciting aspects of sustainable finance from a capital-market perspective is the potential for the transition to a low-carbon economy to produce a huge supply of investible assets in a world that has been capex constrained. Westpac Institutional Bank is taking a lead position in Australia’s renewable-energy space – a key sector for investment growth.
On 17 May, Liberty Financial (BBB- by S&P) mandated Deutsche Bank, National Australia Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank to explore a potential Australian dollar denominated curve-extension transaction.
On 17 May, PACCAR Financial (A+ by S&P) launched a new three-year, Australian dollar denominated, benchmark transaction. The deal is being marketed at 50-52 basis points area over semi-quarterly swap and is expected to price on the day of launch. ANZ, TD Securities and Westpac Institutional Bank are leading.
On 14 May, SkyCity Entertainment Group (BBB- by S&P) revised the indicative margin and extended the bookbuild for its NZ$125-175 million (US$89.80-125.7 million) six-year deal. In response to market changes, the margin has been revised to 160-170 basis points over mid swap from a range given at launch on 10 May of 170-190 basis points. The minimum interest rate remains 3 per cent.
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