Asia Pacific ex Japan Finance sector loan up 31% Y-o-Y
- FSS Liberty Trust has signed an A$1.6 billion facility through joint bookrunners and mandated lead arrangers National Australia Bank and Royal Bank of Canada. Syndication saw ANZ, Bank of China, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Industrial Commercial Bank of China, MUFG Bank, UOB, and Westpac came in as participants. Proceeds are for general corporate purposes.
- In Australia, Finance sector loan volume reached $5.7 billion via 10 deals in 2018 YTD, up 90% from the $3.0 billion borrowed in 2017 YTD.