Overview

We are pleased to provide you with the results and analysis from the latest Asian Bond Investor Survey.

Launched in 2016, the Asian Bond Investor Survey provides biannual research via interviews with global fixed income investors, in order to better understand the shifting sentiment towards Asia’s bond markets. 177 investors participated in the latest round between 30th January and 3rd March, 2017. The survey was conducted by East & Partners Asia, in collaboration with FinanceAsia, HSBC and S&P Global Ratings.

As the survey moves into its second year we are able to highlight some clear trends in the investment focus and strategies of these global fixed income investors.

To bring colour to the research the collated responses were analysed by FinanceAsia’s editorial team, and senior executives from HSBC and S&P Global Ratings. The resulting feature, also published in the May/June issue of FinanceAsia magazine, highlights some of the key takeaways from the research:

  • Investors’ increasing appetite for exposure to Asian credit
  • The infrastructure sector takes centre stage
  • How ESG has become a prominent part of the conversation
  • The growing importance of a public credit rating

We are delighted to provide you with the latest survey feature, plus the full survey results. This microsite also gives you access to previous survey features, the latest fixed income related stories and analysis from FinanceAsia.com, as well as thought leadership articles from HSBC and S&P Global Ratings. We hope it provides you with a wealth of insight throughout the year.

Yours sincerely,

Research

Asian Bond Investor Survey

Your copy of the feature highlighting analysis and key takeaways from the latest round of the Asian Bond Investor Survey is now available. For insights into the shifting sentiment of 177 influential global fixed income investors, please access the attached pdf.

Also available are the full survey results as well as features from the two previous rounds of this biannual research.

Editorial

Sun Hung Kai Financial, Penna Cements Industries and World Peace Industrial feature in Dealogic's roundup of loans activity in Asia for September 15-21.
Midea Electrics Netherlands, Huarong Investment Stock Corp and Louis Dreyfus Co Asia feature in Dealogic's roundup of loans activity in Asia for September 8-14.
Banks seemingly loses patience with a company whose troubles have underlined investor concerns about financial disclosure in China.
Chailease International Finance, Centralcon (Fo Tan) and Yieh United Steel feature in Dealogic's roundup of loans activity in Asia for September 1-7.
Bankers anticipate a marked reduction in supply after three banner quarters, but look to leveraged finance to keep the fees rolling in.

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