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RAMS franchise goes under the hammer

Westpac Bank has snapped up non-bank lender RAMS Home Loans Group’s (RAMS) franchise distribution business for $140m, it announced...
October 01, 2020
Macquarie's September $500 million RMBS PUMA bond issue may have seemed like small fry compared to the deals done prior to the August US sub-prime crisis, but it marked a signi...
September 28, 2007
Ongoing consolidation in the banking sector hit the headlines again in September with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) rubber-stamping the $4 billion B...
September 17, 2007
Capital First has completed its transition to a non-conforming lender, agreeing to sell its $620 million prime portfolio to ASX-listed mortgage and financial services group Fir...
September 11, 2007

Despite continued strong economic growth, the Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) has left interest rates unchanged.

September 05, 2007
John Park has been appointed finance leader of MGIC Australia as the company continues its growth strategy. Park will be responsible for leading the company’s finance tea...
September 05, 2007
GMAC-RFC has stepped up its relationship support for its wholesale lending arm, GMAC-RFC Partners, with the appointment of Julie Hutchinson as relationship manager for Queenslan...
September 05, 2007
Capital First, a GMAC-RFC company, has expanded its operations with the appointment of James Kearny as business development manager (BDM) in New South Wales. Previously a BDM w...
September 05, 2007

Bank of Queensland (BoQ) managing director David Liddy stresses building scale and reach are the main drivers of the bank’s strategy over the immediate future.

September 03, 2007

A rollercoaster week has seen international share markets stumble and then stagger to their feet in the wake of a battered US sub-prime sector.

August 27, 2007
WBP Property Group is the 2007 Telstra Victorian Business of the Year. Commenting on the award, WBP CEO Greville Pabst said: “This win acknowledges WBP’s industry-l...
August 27, 2007

The Reserve Bank of Australia (RBA) raised the official cash rate today by 25 basis points to 6.50 per cent.

August 08, 2007

For Pepper Homeloans, business over the past twelve months has been strong. But as CEO John Empey is quick to point out, change is often a necessary catalyst for growth.

August 08, 2007

The appeal of the New Zealand mortgage market has finally run cold for Challenger Mortgage Management (Challenger).

August 03, 2007

‘Stronger’, ‘different’ and ‘new’ are the plain but accurate trump cards in Jonathan Grasso’s vocabulary at the moment.

July 20, 2007
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