Country Garden returns but bond raises questions

Country Garden returns but bond raises questions

The property firm returns to the dollar bond market this week, pulling off a deal it was forced to abandon in November. But unlike the last attempt, the company's latest bond sells under the radar.
The state-owned railway manufacturer sold its second convertible bond this year — but this time it made sure to reduce its currency risk.
Anticipating strong deal flow into next year, Swiss bank adds rainmaker for new post in M&A advisory business. It hopes outbound deal-making will make up for tepid capital markets.
FinanceAsia is pleased to present the final set of results from its 2016 fixed income poll.
Chinese regulators are toughening their stance on outbound M&A after a record year of deals.
Both equity and debt capital markets slow down considerably this week.


Dollar green bond issuance in Asia ex-Japan has already hit a record $7.32 billion this year. How high will volumes go next year?

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Next year will be tougher. We will not hit the same volumes.
That’s a good benchmark. We’ll manage around $7.5 billion next year.
This is only the beginning. Expect more than $7.5 billion, but less than $10 billion in 2017.
Green bonds are taking over. There will be more than $10 billion of dollar issuance in Asia ex-Japan next year.


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