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, breadth in distribution, 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 the world's first social bond addressing workplace gender equality and the world's longest tenor sustainability bond.

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).

Here’s what we offer:

We consistently lead 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, across Banks, NBFI’s, Mutual’s and Corporate issuers.

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.

Securitisation

As Australian Securitisation House of the Year 2012-20212, we’re big supporters of the global and Australian securitisation markets. In 2021 we acted as Joint Lead Manager on 84% of deals (ex self-led), including:

  • residential and commercial 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.

Equity

We have a specialist equity raising capability for ASX listed entities, as well as unlisted Alternatives opportunities via NAB’s proprietary sub institutional investor networks, including NAB Private Bank and JB Were.

“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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Important information

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

2http://www.kanganews.com/news/10988-kanganews-awards-2019-winners-announced.