Westpac Banking Corporation (Westpac) today announced the offer of Westpac Capital Notes 5, which are expected to be quoted on the ASX. The Offer is expected to open on 13 February 2018.
Each Note will have an Issue Price of $100 and is expected to pay quarterly Distributions. The Margin will be determined via a Bookbuild, however it is expected that the Margin will be between 3.20% and 3.40% per annum over the 90 day Bank Bill Rate. Westpac is seeking to raise approximately $750 million from the Offer, with the ability to raise more or less. The proceeds received under the Offer will be used by Westpac for general business purposes.
The Notes will qualify as Additional Tier 1 Capital under the Australian Prudential Regulation Authority’s (APRA) capital adequacy framework.
The Closing Date for the Offer is expected to be 6 March 2018.
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