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Natural resources

When you talk to the Westpac Natural Resources team you are dealing with a team of people with first-hand experience in the Natural Resources sector. We understand that we only succeed when we help our customers to manage the cycles, maximise growth and minimise risk and we do that by committing to building long term relationships.

Helping businesses grow

The success of any natural resources business is dependent on managing risk and volatility. We have a full-service offering for the natural resources sector to provide you with the tools to strengthen your balance sheet, fund your developments, manage your financial exposures and grow your business in all market conditions.


With the Westpac Natural Resources team, you can expect:

  • Active listening – we know every situation is different, so we take the time to listen to you and ensure we understand your goals and challenges
  • Continuous learning – natural resources is a specialist sector that demands specialist expertise – our team offers expertise in a range of complementary disciplines but we never stop building and sharing our knowledge to adapt to the changing environment
  • Alignment with your strategy – we provide the support you need through the cycles to help you attain your goals. When you succeed, we succeed
  • Planning for the unexpected – you can’t control everything but you can plan for the unexpected. When you partner with Westpac you will access some of Australia’s leading specialists in financial risk management to help you mitigate your business risk
  • Strength and commitment – with long term commitment to the Natural Resources sector, Westpac will be there to support you through tough times and booms.

 

 

“When you choose to work with the Westpac Natural Resources team, you are harnessing our strength and global capabilities. We have the experience, systems and breadth of expertise to provide you with the strategic solutions you need.”

 

Patrick Cocquerel

Executive Director Head of Natural Resources


Who we work with

Our customers are involved in the full value chain of Australia's primary resources and export commodities from extractors and producers, providers of services, assets and infrastructure through to the traders and overseas buyers and investors.

Services for natural resources customers

Our customers have access to a full service financial offering:

  • Arranging and/or providing core corporate funding
  • Project, asset and acquisition finance
  • Liquidity, trade and working capital facilities, and
  • Structured risk management products.

Purposeful innovation

At Westpac, we are committed to making a real difference to our customers through state of the art technology and constant innovation. By investing in technology and partnering with leading providers we ensure you receive market leading products and services. To help you stay ahead in a constantly changing marketplace, we deliver data and insights that help address challenges, drive business efficiencies and identify new opportunities.