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In infrastructure finance globally1

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Lead arranger

On 64 global infrastructure transactions with combined value of A$6.1bn in 20201

Supporting global infrastructure with world-class expertise

As Australia’s leading infrastructure financier, our global team can connect borrowers and issuers to a broad network of both local and global investors who can provide a range of funding solutions. And for our investors, innovative opportunities that will build and diversify their portfolios.

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 and working capital facilities.
  • Deep expertise: in energy and utilities, clean energy, transport and social infrastructure.
  • Specialist originators: in all asset classes.
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Image courtesy Port of Melbourne

Financing success on the USPP market

NAB utilised the USPP market to support the Port of Melbourne‘s big idea to become Australia’s most connected port.

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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 a leading financier/arranger of PPPs in Australia.
  • 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.

An Australian first in sustainability

We’ve led the way by structuring and arranging Australia’s first sustainability bond – NAB helped the Australian Catholic University raise A$200 million to fund their green building plans and social impact research.

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Our international infrastructure initiatives are building the future

We’re the number one 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 A$6.1bn across 64 deals globally in 2021.1
  • 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.

Awards and accolades

Leading Australian infrastructure financier

A$6.1bn across 64 deals globally in 2020.1

Green Bond Pioneer Award 2019

Awarded for product innovation and issuing the first green notes secured on a loan portfolio: Climate Bonds Initiative.

Global 100 Most Sustainable Companies Index 2021

Corporate Knights 20212 and certified carbon neutral since 20103.

Important information

1IJ Global Infrastructure Finance League Table Report.

2Corporate Knights 2021 Global 100 ranking.

3Certified as carbon neutral under the National Carbon Offset Standard by Climate Active.