We help bring complex projects to life

Our teams focus on helping customers with large-scale or complicated projects. We’re experts in finding the right combination of financing and insights to support projects and initiatives that change communities and markets.

Here’s what we offer:

  • End-to-end solutions: including project finance, asset finance, acquisition and leveraged finance, export credit agency, debt capital markets and advisory.
  • Sector expertise: in infrastructure, clean energy, natural resources, asset financing and utilities. Within asset finance our expertise covers planes, shipping vessels and hard assets.
  • Specialist teams: in Australia, the US, the UK and New Zealand (via Bank of New Zealand) and a specialist corporate origination and syndication team.

Infrastructure and project finance

Supporting global infrastructure with world-class expertise

We’re leading the way in global infrastructure. Our team connects issuers to a broad network of global investors that provide a range of funding, and our investors with 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 lifecycle: from identifying and 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 corporate banking.
  • Deep expertise: in all infrastructure sectors, including energy and utilities, clean energy, transport and social infrastructure - including wind and solar, water and hospital financing.
  • Specialist originators: in all asset classes, including specialised financing, renewables and large ticket leasing.

Creating positive social and environment impact

We’re empowering and strengthening communities with new ideas to renew social assets, including schools, social housing, hospitals, utilities and prisons across Australia.

Here’s what we offer:

  • Expertise in privatisations: to benefit communities and support government.
  • Public-private partnership leadership: we’re the No. 1 PPP originator in Australia by number of deals and total debt volume2.
  • New thinking: on innovative financing structures, such as social bonds to fund affordable housing in the UK and developing a new financing model for the Municipal Association of Victoria.
  • Connecting large and small investors with social projects through our unique retail distribution networks.

Asset finance

Our market-leading team arranges and funds secured asset financing in key global transport sectors, funding planes, helicopters, rail and ships. We’re active in the domestic resources sector, covering mine fleet, transport and processing assets.

Here’s what we offer:

  • Specialist teams in Australia, Asia, the UK and the US.
  • Expertise in creating flexible funding arrangements.
  • Help facilitating global tourism through financing ships and rail.
  • Support for local communities through financing helicopters for emergency services.
  • Working with government to finance its air transport needs.

“NAB has arranged $10 billion in finance for renewable energy projects since 2003, and we continue to be the leading arranger by market share of project finance to the Australian renewable energy sector.”

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 Issuer Offshore Debt House of the Year 2016 & 2017

KangaNews Awards 2017 Australian Market House Awards.

Business Research and Insights

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