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News on New Investments

Posted on: Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Fonterra Co-operative Group Limited has confirmed that it is considering making an offer of NZ$250 million of senior bonds to institutional investors and to New Zealand retail investors.
Posted on: Monday, March 02, 2015
Auckland City Council by Roger Kerr
Auckland City Council are in the throes of issuing a new retail bond.
Posted on: Monday, February 23, 2015
ANZ Bank Limited by Roger Kerr
ANZ Bank has today announced the launch of mandatory convertible, non-cumulative, perpetual, subordinated debt securities

Market Commentary

Posted on: Saturday, April 11, 2015
The risk management question for the borrowers betting on permanently low floating interest rates is “when do the US and NZ term yields become too low as well and the investment flows dry up and reverse?”
Posted on: Tuesday, April 07, 2015
Whilst the local banks have been active issuers into the local debt market this year, the conditions seem very ripe for any BBB and above corporate issuer to join the new issuance party.
Posted on: Tuesday, March 31, 2015
The prospect of the Kiwi dollar being pushed below 0.7000 (never the view of this column!) due to another wave of general US dollar strength has arguably diminished over recent weeks.