Sunday, 22 October 2017

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  • Dim hope for Korean FIG volumes

    Emerging Markets | 12 May 2017

    Woori Bank last week printed South Korea’s first offshore Additional Tier 1 notes of the year, but prospects for further bank capital deals from the country seem dim.

  • Woori Bank

    Woori Bank braves election risk with AT1 issue

    Ticker | 09 May 2017

    Woori Bank printed South Korea’s first offshore Additional Tier 1 notes of the year, without any difficulty, despite coming a day before the country’s presidential election.

  • Mongolian mine

    Mongolia scores workout first

    Top News | 05 May 2017

    Mongolian Mining Corp last week completed the first corporate debt restructuring by a Mongolian company, as a US court approved its Chapter 15 filing after more than a year of negotiations.

  • An air force officer holds Sri Lanka's national flag as the sun sets at Galle Face Green in Colombo.

    Blowout deal for Sri Lanka on offshore return

    Ticker | 05 May 2017

    The Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka, rated B1/B+/B+, drew a blowout response in its return to the international bond market, attracting orders of more than US$11bn from 500 accounts for a US$1.5bn 10-year bond.

  • Traffic passes a 1Malaysia Development Berhad (1MDB) billboard at the Tun Razak Exchange development in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia.

    1MDB, IPIC agree settlement

    Top News | 28 April 2017

    Controversial state investment fund 1Malaysia Development and the Abu Dhabi vehicles involved with one of its offshore bond issues have reached a settlement, bringing months of uncertainty to an end for bondholders.

  • HPCL-Mittal Energy makes bold offshore debut

    Ticker | 25 April 2017

    HPCL-Mittal Energy made an audacious offshore debut with a US$375m high-yield offering at a 10-year tenor, attracting orders of around US$1.5bn from over 150 accounts.

  • IFC, Amundi create US$2bn Green EM bond fund

    Ticker | 24 April 2017

    International Finance Corporation, part of the World Bank Group, and asset manager Amundi have partnered to create what they bill as the world’s largest Green bond fund dedicated to emerging markets.

  • South Korea plans new approach to restructurings

    People & Markets | 21 April 2017

    South Korean regulators plan to give private-equity funds (PEFs) a bigger role in corporate debt restructurings, in a move that will challenge expectations of support for troubled companies from state-owned lenders.

  • US-DPRK tension adds to Asian investors' worries

    Ticker | 18 April 2017

    Heightened tensions between the US and North Korea, which showed off ballistic missiles during a military parade over the weekend, added to investors’ already skittish mood ahead of a heavy pipeline of new bond issues.

  • CCB Life revives China Core Tier 2

    Emerging Markets | 13 April 2017

    CCB Life Insurance last Wednesday became only the second issuer to sell offshore Core Tier 2 securities under China’s revised regulations on solvency for the insurance industry.