Firm: Ashurst (The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi – Sydney branch)
Deal: The Sydney branch of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi (BTMU) has been advised on a combined transferable certificates of deposit issuance.
Value: $800 million
Area: Debt capital markets
Key players: The legal team advising The Sydney branch of The Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi was led by Ashurst partner Jamie Ng (pictured).
Deal significance: A statement from Ashurst said that the firm “advised BTMU in relation to an issue of $650 million Floating Rate Transferable Certificate of Deposit, due 9 March 2021; and $150 million, 3.25 per cent. Fixed Rate Transferable Certificates of Deposit, due 9 March 2021, under $6 billion Transferable Certificate of Deposit Programme. The issuance was subscribed to by the joint lead managers and the co-manager”.
The joint lead managers were listed as MUFG Securities EMEA plc, Morgan Stanley Australia Securities Limited, Australia and New Zealand Banking Group Limited, National Australia Bank Limited, and Westpac Banking Corporation.
The co-manager was listed as Royal Bank of Canada.