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  • Capital trades the focus for Aussies in 2021

    Westpac kicked off 2021’s Australian financials market on Thursday by launching a new tier two bond. Aussie borrowers are expected to focus on capital trades this year in order to meet their total loss-absorbing capacity (TLAC) requirements with tier two debt.

    • 21 Jan 2021
  • Macquarie hits decade low in Aussie dollars

    Macquarie achieved a decade low print for a five year Australian dollar floater this week, as the lack of supply from financial issuers in 2020 has sent spreads grinding downwards.

    • 02 Dec 2020
  • Westpac mandates AT1 amid US election uncertainty

    While election results rolled in across the US on Wednesday, Westpac decided in Australia that it would launch a new additional tier one (AT1) deal, targeting retail and institutional investors.

    • 04 Nov 2020
  • UOB goes tight in Aussie dollars

    United Overseas Bank achieved the tightest spread for a five year floating rate bank issue in Australian dollars in over 10 years this week, issuing A$750m ($532.0m) to prove that there is still demand at decade-low levels.

    • 22 Oct 2020
  • Asian bank pair take Aussie trip

    A pair of Asian banks tapped the Australian dollar bond market for a combined A$1.25bn ($880m) on Tuesday. A number of banks have visited the Aussie market in recent weeks to great success, and more are set to follow.

    • 20 Oct 2020
  • Woori Bank debuts in Aussie dollars with Covid bond

    South Korea’s Woori Bank sold its first Kangaroo bond on Thursday, raising A$400m to help fund its response to the coronavirus pandemic.

    • 15 Oct 2020
  • Woori seeks Covid-19 relief in Kangaroo mart

    Woori Bank is preparing to make its Kangaroo bond debut, choosing the market to launch its first Covid-19 response bond.

    • 14 Oct 2020
  • Woori prepares to make Kangaroo bond debut

    Woori Bank is set to make its Kangaroo bond debut, seeking to tap the Australian dollar market to fund its coronavirus response.

    • 06 Oct 2020
  • DBS taps Aussie dollars for tier two paper

    Singapore’s DBS Bank ventured into the Kangaroo market on Wednesday in search of tier two debt. Though Australian dollar tier two volumes have remained stable year on year, there is a marked decline in offshore issuance so far in 2020.

    • 30 Sep 2020
  • Record syndicated bonds for Australia and New Zealand

    Australia and New Zealand broke bond syndication records yet again this week, as Australia printed its largest ever deal while New Zealand scooped its largest ever order book with a seven year tap.

    • 26 Aug 2020

Westpac In The Key League Tables

Asset Rank STLY Amount $bn No of issues Share % STLY Share %
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  • Today
Bookrunners of Dollar Denominated Covered Bond Above $1bn 6 0.31 1 8.21%
Bookrunners of G3 Syndicated Loans (Asia Pacific ex-Japan) 24 24 0.58 3 1.14% 1.08%

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 JPMorgan 28.16 118 8.09%
2 Citi 27.35 87 7.86%
3 BofA Securities 20.32 74 5.84%
4 BNP Paribas 19.76 67 5.68%
5 HSBC 19.56 72 5.62%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 BNP Paribas 60.87 123 14.06%
2 Credit Agricole CIB 28.59 93 6.60%
3 Santander 25.41 90 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 23.88 61 5.52%
5 UniCredit 21.51 103 4.97%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Morgan Stanley 0.94 4 13.47%
2 Goldman Sachs 0.78 5 11.09%
3 Credit Suisse 0.67 3 9.64%
4 HSBC 0.61 3 8.77%
5 BofA Securities 0.61 2 8.70%