Macquarie Securitization Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Macquarie Bank and Australia's largest issuer of mortgage-backed securities MBS, has launched its first A$-denominated securitization MBS since February 2000.
Deutsche Bank and Macquarie Debt Markets are acting as joint lead managers for the A$750 million $409.9 million transaction.
The deal, otherwise known as PUMA Masterfund P8, is backed by a portfolio of first registered mortgages with a weighted average loan-to-value of 73.4% and average seasoning of 29 months. Some 68.2% of the loans are secured on properties in New South Wales.
The transaction has been split into a three-year A$340 million fixed rate tranche, 5.8-year average life A$385 million floating rate piece and A$25 million of...