About Institutional Banking & Markets

In Institutional Banking & Markets, we are responsible for managing the Group’s relationships with major corporate and government clients and institutional investors, and provide a full range of capital raising, transactional and risk management products and services.

We also perform an important internal role for the Group by providing equities, markets, lending and transaction banking execution capabilities to other business units which allows them to capture opportunities with their business customers.

Specialist areas

This division is comprised of three areas, Corporate and Commercial Finance, Specialised Finance and Debt Markets. These divisions drive lending product and process, originate lifecycle asset management of specialised lending portfolios and drive distribution oriented businesses through DCM, Securitisation and Loan Markets Syndication.

This division is comprised of three areas, Payments & Cash Management, Transaction Banking Solutions and Global Trade and Transactional Services teams. These businesses develop and support products for working capital needs, drive transaction banking sales and drive growth in our trade finance and international payments business.

We lead relationship management and client needs for Institutional Banking and Markets, providing clients with products and services across the capital raising, transaction banking and risk management spectrum to support their strategic objectives. We operate in eight industry segments and also consist of Client Advisory Services and a Chief Operating Office.  The team has more than 170 people across Sydney, Melbourne, Brisbane, Perth, Adelaide, Auckland, Beijing, Shanghai, Hong Kong, Singapore, London and New York.

We are responsible for advising and executing equity transactions for institutional investors and delivering distribution services for Commonwealth Bank’s issuing clients.

The Markets division is responsible for all the Bank's sales and trading activities within the global financial markets. The Markets business has offices operating in all key offshore locations including Europe, Asia and the US. It is divided into four product areas which include Fixed income, Foreign Exchange, Commodities and Interest Rates. They also have a global markets research and Quantitative Analysis team.

We support the strategic priorities of Institutional Banking and Markets. We focus on three areas: Strategy, Business support, and our Innovation Lab which enables clients to see innovation in action, as well as experience it through live data and interactive exhibits.

Awards and recognition

WGEA Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

Workplace Gender Equality Agency: Employer of Choice for Gender Equality

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AWEI: Gold employer for LGBTI workplace inclusion

AWEI: Gold employer for LGBTI workplace inclusion

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LinkedIn Top Companies: 4th most in demand employer

LinkedIn Top Companies: 2nd most in demand employer


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