Aussie bankers brace for more RMBS after BoQ gets big bid

18 Aug 2010

Two Australian lenders plan to launch residential mortgage-backed securitisations next week, after Bank of Queensland got heavy demand for a A$1.6bn deal on Wednesday, selling the largest RMBS issue in the country this year.

Macquarie is self-arranging a A$500m deal from its Puma programme — reserved for securitisations of prime mortgages — and expects to release guidance on Monday or Tuesday, while the Australian Office of Financial Management (AOFM) looks set to invest in a deal from one of the five smaller ...

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