On January 23, the Covered Bond Label Foundation (CBLF) announced that National Australia Bank has joined the Covered Bond Label becoming the fifth Australian issuer to do so.
The Covered Bond Label now covers a total of 126 issuers and 164 cover pools in 24 jurisdictions. The Covered Bond Label:
- Establishes a clear perimeter for the asset class and highlights the core standards and quality of covered bonds;
- Increases transparency;
- Improves access to information for investors, regulators and other market participants;
- Helps to improve liquidity in covered bonds;
The Covered Bond Label was created by the EMF/European Covered Bond Council (ECBC) in 2012. It was developed by the European issuer community, working in close cooperation with investors and regulators, and in consultation with all major stakeholders.
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