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Fred Ohlsson new Avanti Finance Group CEO
Avanti Finance Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Fred Ohlsson as its new Group CEO. Fred joins Avanti in February from Amplifi Group where he was Managing Director. He has extensive experience in senior leadership roles in New Zealand and Australia, primarily at ANZ where he led the Australian division from 2016 to […]
Avanti Finance completes first NZ ABS
Avanti Finance Group has successfully completed its inaugural New Zealand auto loan asset-backed securities (ABS) issuance of $200m. This issuance is on the back of a similar deal in Australia in August, with this issuance securitising loans from Avanti Finance subsidiary Branded Financial Services (NZ) Ltd. “Having two successful ABS issuances, one on either side […]
Mike Down joins Avanti Finance Group as General Manager Auto
Avanti Finance Group is pleased to announce the appointment of Mike Down as General Manager Auto for New Zealand. Mike joins Avanti Finance from ORIX New Zealand, following roles as GM Fleet Services with John Andrew Ford & Mazda and GM Relationship Management & Customer Services with FleetPartners. He also has extensive experience working […]
Avanti Finance completes first ABS issuance in Australia
The Avanti Finance Group has successfully completed their first issuance of auto asset-backed securities (ABS) in Australia thanks to the growth of its auto lending business. The $250m issuance is a key part of Avanti Finance’s funding strategy and reflects the diversity of their lending portfolio. Through subsidiary Branded Financial Services, they have capitalised on […]
Liesl Knox to lead Branded Finance Services Australia as new Chief Executive Officer
Branded Financial Services (BFS) Australia, a leading asset finance specialist lender, is pleased to announce the appointment of Liesl Knox to the position of Chief Executive Officer.
Avanti Finance Appoints New General Manager Property
Avanti Finance is pleased to announce the appointment of Ian Boyce, who joins the Executive Team as General Manager Property. Ian has been brought on board to help grow Avanti’s mortgage presence.
KangaNews Awards 2022: institution and deal winners announced
Since their inception at the end of 2007, the KangaNews Awards have been based purely on the votes of market participants. KangaNews does not employ an awards committee or ask for awards pitches. Instead, it conducts thorough and intensive polling of those involved in the Australian and New Zealand debt markets.
Avanti Finance Grows To Take Second-largest Non-bank Lender In New Zealand
Auckland, NZ: Following rapid growth over the last year, Avanti Finance is now reported as the second-largest non-bank lender by assets, loans and market share in New Zealand by KPMG.
Avanti Finance completes largest ever RMBS funding raise
Avanti Finance, New-Zealand-based non-bank lender, has recently completed its latest Residential Mortgage Backed Security (RMBS) issuance, raising $350 million, the largest amount sourced from this kind of transaction in New Zealand’s history, to date.