An end-to-end approach to financing growth and new opportunities

From simple lending through to more complex capital market instruments, our teams have the expertise, structuring capabilities and the investor relationships to fund your big ideas.

Here's what we offer:

  • Specialist domestic and international origination: teams in Australia, Asia, Europe, the UK, the US, and New Zealand (via Bank of New Zealand) providing holistic funding and capital for rated and non-rated companies.
  • Outstanding structuring capabilities: using our experience to pioneer new structures including the world's first Climate Bond-certified bank-issued green bond, the world's first social bond addressing workplace gender equality and the world's longest tenor sustainability bond.
  • Unparalleled distribution through strong relationships with domestic and international investors in the institutional and retail markets that allow our customers to access global pools of liquidity.

Bonds and syndicated loans

NAB is a leading arranger, underwriter, bookrunner and manager of diverse products for our customers. Our global team is strongly positioned to execute transactions for our customers across the major debt capital markets in Asia, London, New York, Australia and New Zealand (via BNZ) and our distribution is unparalleled.

Here’s what we offer:

We’re consistently ranked No. 1 on Domestic Corporate Bond Market League Tables1, and we're the leading Australian bank in the US public market acting as joint lead manager on US$40 bn of issuance since 2014.

We create innovative bond structures and help our customers build new markets including:

ASX-listed bonds and hybrids

We have a market-leading position in the Australian retail bond and hybrid capital markets – we’re the only bank to have led all Australian dollar hybrid issuance in 2017.

Our specialist hybrid origination capabilities and extensive distribution channels include a large, aligned group of financial planners. Our retail distribution channels set us apart and give us access to the growing pool of self-managed superannuation funds looking for investment opportunities.


As Australian Securitisation House of the Year 2012-20192, we’re big supporters of the global and Australian securitisation markets. In 2017 we acted as Joint Lead Manager on 89% of deals (ex self-led), including:

  • residential and commericial mortgage-backed securities.
  • asset-backed securities.
  • trade receivables.

Our transaction banking support team – National Australia Managers Limited (NAML) – provides daily cash flow and transaction management and operating as a single point of client contact for all private and public transactions.

US private placement (USPP)

We’re a specialist in the US private placement (USPP) market, offering unique access to a broad network of North American investors.

Here’s more about our offering:

  • First Australian bank to offer an in-house USPP team in 2006.
  • We’ve led more USPP transactions than any other Australian bank for businesses in a wide variety of sectors.
  • We’ve acted as lead agent on 19 Australasian transactions with a collective volume of $US5.2 billion.
  • We’ve been lead agent on 29 transactions for issuers globally, totalling $US8.4 billion.

“Businesses are the engine room of Australia’s economy, and we provide holistic funding and capital solutions to help companies and institutions grow and thrive.”

Connie Sokaris

Executive General Manager, Corporate Finance

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Awards and accolades

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Best Project Finance Deal

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

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Australian Sustainability Debt House of the Year 2018

KangaNews Awards 2018 Australian Market House Awards.

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Australian Securitisation Deal of the Year

KangaNews Awards 2018 Australian Market Deal Awards.

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Industry and economic insights to help position our customers for the future.

Important information

1KangaNews Domestic Corporate Bond Market League Table in 2014, 2015, 2016 & 2017 YTO. As at 31/07/2017.