Suncorp completes wholesale subordinated notes issue, divests Australian wealth business

01 May 2022 By Jerome Doraisamy
Suncorp

King & Wood Mallesons has advised Suncorp Group Limited on its floating rate, unsecured, subordinated notes, which raised $290 million from institutional investors and other wholesale market investors, as well as on the successful completion of the sale of its Australian wealth business to LGIAsuper.

Firm: King & Wood Mallesons (Suncorp Group)

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Deal: KWM has advised Suncorp on its floating rate, unsecured, subordinated notes, which raised $290 million from institutional investors and other wholesale market investors, together with the successful completion of the sale of its Australian wealth business to LGIAsuper.

Area: Capital markets

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Value: $290 million

Key players: The KWM team was led by partners Ian Paterson and Rhys Casey, who were supported by senior associates Matt McKeown and Kathryn Tomasic and solicitors Kate Cincotta and Andrew Chong. Bryony Evans and Charles Davies handled the transitional services aspects of the transaction.

Deal significance: Speaking about the transactions, Mr Casey said: “It has been a busy period supporting Suncorp on these important deals, which have been executed against the backdrop of the devastating flood events and somewhat volatile global capital markets.

“Ultimately, both transactions support Suncorp’s strategy of focussing on its insurance and banking customers.”

Suncorp completes wholesale subordinated notes issue, divests Australian wealth business
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