Nuance the watchword for Australian-market renaissance
In a wide-ranging state-of-the-market perspective, Steve Lambert, Executive General Manager, Corporate Finance at NAB, attributes Australian transaction breakthroughs in 2017 to long-term positive trends on the demand side.
The supply equation is more challenging – but there are still areas to watch for the period ahead including in infrastructure, sustainable debt and speciality debt finance.
There is no doubt that 2017 has been an extremely positive year for the development of the Australian debt capital market. We have seen record issuance volume in key credit sectors like corporate bonds and securitisation, and outright volume in the primary market has been accompanied by a raft of novel, innovative or otherwise interesting individual transactions.
Source: Kanga News Dec 17/Jan 18