Liberty Financial Prices its Third MTN Issue

28 Mar 2018 | Share:

Liberty Financial Pty Ltd (“Liberty”) today successfully priced its third senior unsecured medium term note issue (“the Notes”). This MTN issue will redeem the inaugural 2015 issue which matures on 9 April 2018. National Australia Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank are Joint Lead Managers.

The transaction comprises A$150 million of fixed rate Notes due 9 April 2021. The Notes will bear a fixed interest rate of 5.10% per annum, payable semi-annually.

The Notes will be issued pursuant to the Information Memorandum dated 5 March 2015 and the related pricing supplement. The transaction will settle on 9 April 2018. Liberty is investment grade rated BBB- (Outlook Stable) by Standard and Poor’s (Australia).

Allan O’Sullivan, Executive Director, Head of Frequent Borrowers & Syndicate at Westpac Institutional Bank, said “The third issuance by Liberty was well supported by investors which is an endorsement of the durability and strength of Liberty’s distinguished business model.”

Josh Sife, Director, Capital Markets Origination at National Australia Bank added “The issue is in line with Liberty’s financing strategy to provide even further diversification to its funding programs and demonstrates investors willingness to support issuers across various structures.”

“Liberty is a leader in providing households and small businesses with the freedom to choose from a wide range of products and services to meet their financial needs. We are grateful for the support of our investors and look forward to continually building a successful MTN program,” added Peter Riedel, Chief Financial Officer at Liberty.