Sunday, 17 December 2017

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  • 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.

  • China banks eye preference shares

    Bank of China goes multi-tranche and multi-currency

    Ticker | 10 April 2017

    Bank of China, rated A1/A/A, has hired leads for an offering of multi-tranche, multi-currency Reg S senior bonds with short to intermediate maturities in US dollars, euros, Australian dollars and offshore renminbi off its MTN programme.

  • Rupiah

    Record-breaking EM thrives on inflows

    Top News | 07 April 2017

    EM bond issuance will continue to be robust over the coming months although the pace is expected to slow in the wake of a record quarter of supply.

  • Exit, pursued by bulls

    Indika sets Triple C marker

    Top News | 07 April 2017

    Asia’s high-yield bull run reached new heights last week as investors snapped up Triple C rated new issues for the first time in years.

  • World Bank targets Singapore retail

    Bonds | 07 April 2017

    The World Bank is exploring a potential issue of retail bonds in Singapore to boost interest in sustainable development bonds and tap the affluent population.

  • Asian perpetuals stay on fire

    Emerging Markets | 07 April 2017

    Two Asian high-yield issuers sold perpetual bonds in the international markets last Thursday, underlining the depth of demand for riskier products in the hunt for yield.

  • Indonesian sukuk find broad appeal

    Emerging Markets | 24 March 2017

    The Republic of Indonesia (Baa3/BB+/BBB-) on Wednesday priced a US$3bn dual-tranche sukuk offering below its last conventional dollar issue in early December, despite two US rate increases in the interim.

  • South Korean issuers overcome politics

    Emerging Markets | 24 March 2017

    South Korean issuers made a triumphant return to the offshore bond market last week, with investors showing little concern for a political crisis or the latest missile launches from North Korea.