Firstmac Announces Potential New RMBS Deal (Banking Day)

Firstmac has revealed plans to meet investors, regarding a potential new Australian dollar denominated residential mortgage-backed securities (RMBS) deal.
ANZ, J.P. Morgan, National Australia Bank, Standard Chartered Bank, United Overseas Bank and Westpac Institutional Bank have been mandated to arrange the meetings, beginning 6 May in Australia, followed by Tokyo, London and Singapore.

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