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 +61 2 8256 5577

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Graham Metcalf 
Global Head of Structured Capital Markets


  +61 2 8937 8606  


ANZ's capital-markets team provides dynamic access to global pools of liquidity via a fully integrated, super-regional debt-capital-markets offering that encompasses bonds, loans and hybrid transactions. 

The bank's regional positioning, strong balance sheet and commitment to supporting clients' transactions underpin the team's award-winning funding solutions.

Backed by ANZ's AA category credit rating and robust balance sheet, the team’s strength is in tailoring funding solutions - including syndicated loans, bonds and structured debt transactions - specifically for clients that provide certainty of execution and satisfy key price, structure and distribution metrics. 


Rob Verlander 
Executive Director,
Debt Markets Securitisation


  +61 2 9118 1228 


Commonwealth Bank is Australia’s leading financial institution, with total assets of more than A$976 billion as at 30 June 2017. 

The group is rated AA- by S&P Global Ratings and is the 10th-largest bank in the world by market capitalisation.
The bank is headquartered in Sydney and has a global presence throughout Asia, New Zealand, the UK and North America.

The institutional banking and markets division provides capital-raising, risk-management and transactional-banking solutions to the group’s institutional clients. The division’s approach is underpinned by rich analytics, insights from industry experts, innovative technology and a deep commitment to building long-lasting relationships.


Sarah Samson 
Head of Securitisation Origination


  +61 3 8641 2997 


National Australia Bank (NAB)'s operations in Asia, Australia, New Zealand, the US and the UK serve more than 11.5 million banking and wealth-management clients, providing access to international financial markets and a range of specialised funding, liquidity, investment, asset-services and risk-management capabilities. 

A committed and leading participant in the securitisation market, NAB's team has cemented its position as a key arranger and lead manager of capital-markets and balance-sheet deals, through continued innovation and a deep understanding of the needs of both its issuer and investor clients. This has placed NAB at the top of the securitisation league tables (KangaNews Q1-Q3 2017) and winner of the Australian Securitisation House of the Year award (KangaNews Awards 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016).


Craig Parker 
Executive Director,
Head of Structured Finance


  +61 2 8254 9116 


Westpac Institutional Bank (Westpac) delivers a range of financial services to commercial, corporate, institutional and government customers with connections to Australia and New Zealand. 

Westpac operates through dedicated industry-relationship and specialist-product teams with expert knowledge in transactional banking, financial and debt capital markets, specialised capital and alternative-investment solutions. 

Customers are supported through Westpac branches and subsidiaries located in Australia, New Zealand, US, UK and Asia. 


Kevin Lee 
Division Director,
Debt Origination and Structuring


  +61 2 8232 8577 


Macquarie Group (Macquarie) is a global diversified financial group. Founded in 1969, Macquarie employs more than 13,500 people in 27 countries. At the end of March 2017, Macquarie had assets under management of A$481.7 billion. 

In fixed-income markets, Macquarie’s commodities and global markets group arranges and places primarily securitised debt for clients in the UK and Australia. It also provides secondary-market liquidity as well as interest-rate risk-management services via structured solutions and derivative-based products


Jim Metaxas  
Director – Product Specialist


  +61 2 9270 1404 


Moody’s Analytics helps capital-markets and risk-management professionals worldwide respond to an evolving marketplace with confidence. 

The company offers unique tools and best practices for measuring and managing risk through expertise and experience in credit analysis, economic research and financial risk management. 

By providing leading-edge software, advisory services and research, including the proprietary analysis of Moody’s Investors Service, Moody’s Analytics integrates and customises its offerings to address specific business challenges. 

Moody's Analytics is a subsidiary of Moody's Corporation, which reported revenue of US$3.6 billion, employs approximately 10,600 people worldwide and maintained a presence in 36 countries in 2016.


John Stormon  
Head of Securitisation, Oceania
The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ


  +61 2 9296 1381 

Haan Ti  
Executive Director
Head of ABS Australia and New Zealand 
MUFG Securities Asia Ltd.


  +61 2 8051 3233 


Headquartered in Tokyo and with approximately 350 years of history, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group (MUFG) is a global network with 2,200 offices in 50 countries. 

MUFG offers a range of services including commercial banking, trust banking, securities, credit cards, consumer finance, asset management, and leasing. 

MUFG’s operating companies in Australia include The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ, and MUFG Securities, one of Japan’s largest securities firms. 

Through close partnerships among its operating companies, MUFG aims to be the world’s most trusted financial group, flexibly responding to the financial needs of its customers, serving society and fostering shared and sustainable growth for a better world.


Richard McCarthy 
General Manager, Sales and Product 


  +61 2 9229 3843 


Perpetual is an ASX-listed, independent and diversified financial-services company with a rich history dating back to 1886. Across three businesses – Perpetual Investments, Perpetual Private and Perpetual Corporate Trust – the focus is on protecting and growing clients’ wealth with a relentless focus on consistent delivery over time.

Perpetual Corporate Trust is a leading provider of corporate fiduciary services to the Australian securitisation industry, administering more than A$658 billion on behalf of its clients as at 30 June 2017. Services include trustee, trust management, document custody, data services and standby servicing.

Having been involved in the Australian securitisation industry since its inception in the 1980s, Perpetual plays a leading role in growing the industry and managing regulatory and technological change. 

Perpetual provides the link between issuers, the Reserve Bank of Australia and the investment community. Its new digital platform, ABSPerpetual Business Intelligence, helps financial institutions manage their regulatory reporting obligations and promotes a simple, transparent and comparable mortgage market.

Perpetual’s extensive knowledge of financial markets, trustee heritage and the expertise and experience of the Perpetual team ensures it is the trusted partner to its clients throughout the lifecycle of a securitisation programme.


Daniel Antman 
Director, Market Engagement


  +61 3 9631 2145 


S&P Global Ratings is the world's leading provider of independent credit ratings. Our ratings are essential to driving growth, providing transparency and helping educate market participants so they can make decisions with confidence. 

We have more than 1 million credit ratings outstanding on government, corporate, financial-sector and structured-finance entities and securities. We offer an independent view of the market built on a unique combination of broad perspective and local insight. 

We provide our opinions and research about relative credit risk; market participants gain independent information to help support the growth of transparent, liquid debt markets worldwide.  

S&P Global Ratings is a division of S&P Global (NYSE: SPGI), which provides essential intelligence for individuals, companies and governments to make decisions with confidence.


Tim Richardson 
Director, Head of Pacific ABS


  +61 2 8258 2411 


Deutsche Bank is Germany's leading bank, with a strong position in Europe and a significant presence in teh Americas and Asia Pacific. 

The global securitisation group combines an ability to commit capital with an integrated approach to the debt and equity needs of issuers and investors. 

The Australian team has been a market leader, providing innovative client solutions and service, for more than a decade. 


Glenn White  
Senior Manager,
Business Development, Corporate Trust


  +61 2 9028 5922 


As one of Australia’s most experienced trustee companies, Australian Executor Trustees (AET) has been providing professional trustee services for more than 130 years. 

The firm is part of the IOOF group, a leading provider of wealth-management products and services in Australia.

AET’s corporate-trust business is a leading provider of corporate-trust services to the Australian financial-services industry. 

It provides a range of trustee and agency services in securitisation, debt financing and loan portfolio management. 


Michael Thomson 
Group Manager,  
Corporate Trust Australia


  +61 2 9260 6088 


Twitter @BNYMellon

Since establishing its Australian office in 1975, BNY Mellon has been a leading provider of corporate-trust services to the Australian debt capital markets.  

The services delivered in Australia are bolstered by a solid capital base and credit ratings, along with using the firm's global footprint and expertise to deliver a full range of issuer and related investor services. 

At the end of June 2017, BNY Mellon Corporate Trust served either as a trustee, paying agent or both on more than 55,000 debt-related issues globally. 

The business administers a wide array of assets and types of programmes to a variety of clients in numerous industries. 


Natasha Vojvodic 
Head of Australia and New Zealand Structured Finance


  +61 2 8256 0350 

Business & Relationship Management
Vickie Brumwell 
Head of APAC Structured Finance Business and Relationship Management


  +61 2 8256 0305 


Fitch Ratings (Fitch) is a leading provider of credit ratings, commentary and research. 

Dedicated to providing value beyond the rating through independent and prospective credit opinions, Fitch offers global perspectives shaped by strong local-market experience and credit-market expertise. 

The additional context, perspective and insights Fitch provides has helped investors fund a century of growth and make important credit judgments with confidence.


Anthony Hermann 
Managing Director, Spread Markets


  +61 2 9003 8100 

Stephen Magan 
Executive Director, Spread Markets


  +61 2 9003 8362 


J.P. Morgan’s corporate and investment bank is a global leader across banking, markets and investor services. 

The world’s most important corporations, governments and institutions entrust the firm with their business in more than 100 countries. 

J.P. Morgan is a global leader in credit distribution, balance-sheet solutions and securitised products across commercial and consumer asset classes. 


Jon Van Gorp 
Partner and Co-leader,
Structured Finance Practice


  +1 312 701 7091 


Mayer Brown is one of the world’s leading law firms for securitisation. With more than 100 securitisation lawyers across the Americas, Europe and Asia, the firm offers coverage across vehicles and asset classes. 

Many securitisation transactions which are commonplace today were initiated by members of the firm.

The breadth of Mayer Brown’s client base, the volume of securitisation transactions it handles, the extensive representation of, and service as officers of, securitisation trade associations, and the firm’s extensive communication with regulators on a day-to-day basis generate a unique depth of institutional and market knowledge, which it gives back to the market.


David Verschoor 
Head of Global Markets Sales, Australia


  +61 28063 1709

Fabrice Guesde
Head of GSCS Asia Pacific 


  +852 3900 8451


Natixis is the international corporate, investment, asset-management, insurance and financial-services arm of Groupe BPCE, the second-largest banking group in France, with 31.2 million clients spread over two retail banking networks: Banque Populaire and Caisse d’Epargne. 

With more than 16,000 employees, Natixis has a number of areas of expertise that are organised into three main business lines: corporate and investment services, investment solutions and insurance, and specialised financial services. 

A global player, Natixis has its own client base of companies, financial institutions and institutional investors as well as the client base of individuals, professionals and small- and medium-size businesses of Groupe BPCE’s banking networks. 

Listed on the Paris stock exchange, it has a solid financial base with a CET1 capital under Basel 3 of €12.8 billion, a Basel 3 CET1 Ratio of 11.3 per cent and long-term ratings of A/A2/A.



Wells Fargo Securities delivers a comprehensive set of capital markets products and services to customers, including originating and distributing public debt and equity, hedging interest rates, commodity and equity risks, advising on mergers and acquisitions, and originating structured lending facilities and municipal bonds. 

The institutional broker-dealer is comprised of more than 5,000 team members in more than 40 offices across the US, Europe and Asia.

Wells Fargo & Company is a diversified ļ¬nancial-services company with US$1.9 trillion in assets, providing banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial financial services. 

An excellent credit rating (A by Standard & Poor’s) and strong tier-one common-equity capital ratio (11.23%) positions the bank as a leader among major US banks and, at more than US$278 billion in market capitalisation, as a leading global financial institution.

Wells Fargo Securities is the trade name for the capital markets and investment banking services of Wells Fargo & Company and its subsidiaries, including but not limited to Wells Fargo Securities, LLC, a member of NYSE, FINRA, NFA and SIPC, and Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. Wells Fargo Securities, LLC is a distinct entity from affiliated banks and thrifts.


Benjamin Downie 


  +61 2 9230 5114 

James Darcy 


  +61 3 9613 8516 


Allens has led and been involved in many industry leading securitisation and structured finance transactions in Australia and Asia and regularly advises on innovative transactions for a variety of different asset classes. 

The firm’s years of industry experience and international alliance with Linklaters means that it can anticipate the issues likely to arise in any transaction and deal with them commercially and efficiently. 

Allens provides clear thinking in a changing regulatory landscape and dynamic market.


Jennifer Schlosser 


  +61 2 9258 5753 

Jamie Ng


  +61 2 9258 6753


The Ashurst securitisation team is one of the largest in Australia. The team has had market leading roles in 2017 including in the establishment of a number of new securitisation programmes, as well as acting for the arranger on Bank of Queensland's pass-through covered-bond programme, a first in Australia. 

Ashurst is the forefront of fintech securitisation, having advised on the OnDeck, Brighte, Afterpay, zipMoney, Prospa and Study Loans warehouses. 

The Ashurst securitisation team is connected to a network of specialists in its offices in New York, London and continental Europe and Asia – including Singapore, Hong Kong and China.


Sarah Hofman 


  +61 2 8266 2231 

Rob Spring


  +61 2 8266 1643

Sabi Gordos


  +61 2 8266 1220 

Jade Chong


  +61 2 8266 1300 

PwC Australia is a leading global professional-services network of firms in 157 countries with more than 223,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, advisory, legal and tax services. 

We have a specialist structured-finance team around the globe, including dedicated teams in the Asia-Pacific region. Our team comprises professionals with extensive knowledge of securitisation and structured finance in all the main jurisdictions around the world to provide advice, in-depth market insight and pre-eminent transaction support to our clients.

Our highly qualified, experienced professionals listen to different points of view to help organisations solve their business issues and identify and maximise the opportunities they seek. 

Our industry specialisation allows us to help co-create solutions with our clients for their sector of interest. 

We are diversified through a strong and unique team in its approach to blending and managing all the skills necessary to service this dynamic and fast-changing market.


Heather Baister 
Partner, Audit and Assurance


  +61 2 9322 5911 / +61 409 696 886 


Understanding the needs of clients and responding to them quickly with consistent, knowledgeable advice and strategic ideas is the cornerstone of the client-service philosophy at Deloitte

Deloitte’s market-leading securitisation practice has global reach and capabilities which allow it to leverage work performed in other jurisdictions and to access the most up-to-date market practices from around the world. 

Deloitte’s designated Australian securitisation advisory team works closely with many industry participants on a range of projects including issuance, debt advisory, due diligence and system-advisory projects – including its proprietary specialist securitisation software, ABS Suite.


James Connell 
Senior Manager, Structured Finance – Corporate Trust


  +61 2 9458 5509 / +61 428 526 863 


Equity Trustees was established in 1888 for the purpose of providing independent and impartial trustee and executor services to help families in Australia protect their wealth. As Australia’s leading specialist trustee, we offer a diverse range of services to individuals, families and corporate clients. 

The Corporate Trustee Services division is responsible for more than A$60 billion of funds under management. Responsible Entity (RE) and trustee services are provided to more than 100 leading local and international investment managers and superfunds. We have a market capitalisation of approximately A$350 million with annual revenue in excess of A$80 million and employ more than 230 staff nationally. 

Equity Trustees is the leading independent Australian provider of RE and associated services. We also provide a full range of structured-finance trustee services for international investment managers and sponsors including: debenture/note trustee; security trustee/agent; facility agent; issuing, paying, calculation agent and registrar; escrow agent; and trustee, security trustee, standby servicer for securitisation and master-trust structures.

Equity Trustees has offices in Sydney, Brisbane, Perth, Bendigo and Melbourne.


Belinda Smith 
Chief Executive Officer


  +61 2 8278 9520 


Exceptional Service with Integrity. Always.

Eticore provides corporate trustee, trust management and associated services to meet your securitisation and structured debt requirements. Our aim is to provide exceptional service, quality solutions, and deep experience. The Eticore name reflects our ethos of putting integrity at the centre of all that we do.

We will partner with you to create flexible and bespoke solutions, using a fresh approach and the most up-to-date technology, while playing a dependable fiduciary role that is without question or exception.

From the initial meeting, you will work with an experienced and technically proficient team. The process will be transparent from pricing to service levels, providing certainty for issuers and investors.

We understand your pain points, which is why we will design a solution that is easier and more agile, designed specifically to meet your needs.               



Intex is the leading one-stop provider of cashflow models and analytics for the global structured-finance industry. 

Intex has accurately modelled and maintains more than 30,000 CMBS, RMBS, ABS and CLO deals issued in the US, Europe, China, Australia, Japan and elsewhere, representing close to 100 per cent coverage across all these asset sectors and regions.  

Intex is relied upon by many hundreds of arrangers, investors, issuers and other major market participants that see an advantage in the completeness, accuracy and timeliness of Intex's models and updates in support of trading, portfolio management and risk-management applications. Intex's applications include INTEXcalc for single-security and portfolio analysis and cashflow stress-testing, the INTEX Subroutine API for system builders, and INTEX DealMaker for structuring new deals. 

Intex is an independent, objective and privately held company with offices in Massachusetts, London and Shanghai.


James Austin 
Chief Investment Officer


  +61 7 3017 8883


Firstmac is an Australian-owned financial-services provider with more than 38 years’ experience in residential home loans. Firstmac has written more than 100,000 home loans in the past decade and manages approximately A$9 billion in mortgages and A$250 million in cash investments. 

Firstmac is fully funded by RMBS, having issued more than A$17 billion in RMBS bonds since 2003.

Firstmac uses smart online technology and is dedicated to bringing simple, affordable and innovative financial products to market, underpinned by a lengthy track record of success and a pedigree in prime residential home loans. The majority of originations are sourced from direct retail channels with a high-net-worth customer base.           


Samantha Swiss 
Chief Executive


  +34 93 676 4122


KangaNews is Australasia’s only specialist debt-market information forum. Now in its 11th year of operation, KangaNews is an independent provider of news, analysis and events covering everything relevant to Australian and New Zealand fixed income. 

KangaNews publishes a bimonthly magazine and runs an online news service covering deal flow and trends. It also arranges annual DCM conferences in Australia and New Zealand as well as sector-specific events.  

KangaNews has been a proud partner of the Australian Securitisation Forum for several years, since 2011 as the publisher of the association’s magazine, the Australian Securitisation Journal, and since 2014 as the organiser of its annual conference.

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