At a glance

Top 15

in infrastructure finance globally

A$100 billion

Australian infrastructure commitment, leveraging our global networks and capability

Lead Arranger on 40

global infrastructure transactions with combined value of A$3.2b in 20171

Supporting global infrastructure with world-class expertise

We’re one of Australia’s leading infrastructure financier, connecting infrastructure businesses and their service providers to superannuation funds and their stakeholders and everyday Australians who use roads, hospitals, public transport and airports.

Here’s what we offer:

  • Outstanding execution: from conventional procurement to PPPs, and trade sales to capital structuring initiatives.
  • Support for the infrastructure life cycle: from planning through to procurement, construction and operations.
  • Global financing solutions: including lending, debt capital markets and FX and interest rate management, transaction banking, working capital facilities, and financial advisory.
  • Deep expertise: in energy and utilities, clean energy, transport and social infrastructure.
  • Specialist originators: in all asset classes.

New thinking on social infrastructure models

We’re bringing communities, investors and businesses together to solve problems and reimagine how social infrastructure projects are conceived, funded and delivered.

Here’s what we offer:

  • Expertise in privatisations: making the most of key opportunities to benefit communities and support government.
  • Public-private partnership (PPP) leadership: we’re the number 1 PPP originator in Australia by number of deals and total debt volume.2
  • Innovative financing structures: such as social bonds and green bonds for ESG, sustainable and ethical portfolios.
  • Connecting large and small investors with social projects using our extensive investor networks.

Learn more about NAB's commitment to building better infrastructure:

“Infrastructure isn’t just about assets and financial transactions; it’s about projects that make a difference to people’s lives. Whether it’s a new motorway that helps you get home to your family faster or a new hospital that cares for your children, NAB is playing a leading role in building communities across Australia.”

Mike Baird

Chief Customer Officer, Corporate & Institutional Banking

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Our international infrastructure initiatives are building the future

We’re the #1 infrastructure financier in the Australian market, with the local knowledge and global networks to help you deliver on complex infrastructure financing and management.

  • We arranged $2.4bn across 26 APAC infrastructure deals in 20171.
  • We have experience and expertise in key privatisations in New South Wales and Victoria.
  • We’re active in the New Zealand (via Bank of New Zealand) public-private partnership and transmission and distribution acquisition finance markets.

Our London-based team deals with all major European markets, including UK, giving us access to broad investor networks, and real understanding of transacting in these markets.

  • We’ve delivered innovative finance solutions.
  • We executed the first hybrid institutional deal with full construction risk in the UK.

Our New York-based team connects our customers and investors with projects and opportunities right across North America.

  • We have a strong track record of supporting global sponsors transacting in infrastructure and clean energy.
  • A strong distribution base featuring US Private Placement activities, aligning US investors with Australia and New Zealand customers looking for alternate ways to raise funding, and for broader Australia and New Zealand product investment into the US market.

We work closely with investors to find the right opportunities for their investment portfolios. Our Asian-based team have significant experience supporting infrastructure investment in Asian and Australian and New Zealand markets.

Awards and accolades

No.1 Australian infrastructure financier

A$2.6bn across 26 deals in 2017. Inframation league table from 1 Jan 17 to 31 Jan 17 and excluding renewables.

Best Project Finance Deal

Joint lead arranger, New Grafton Correctional Facility A$742m. Finance Asia Achievement Awards 2017.

No. 1 arranger of green bonds in Australia and New Zealand

We’re leading the way in green bond finance, arranging more than $2bn of green bonds in 2017.

Important information

1Inframation league table from 01/01/2017 to 31/12/2017, excluding renewables.

2Infra-Deals – cumulative results for 2007-2017 excluding power. As at 21/12/2017.