Hong Kong commemorates the birth of the Buddha with a bank holiday Monday.
Industrial Bank completes the largest China block trade deal in 2015 YTD
China Taiping Insurance Holdings completes sixth largest Asia ex Japan ECM transaction in 2015 YTD
China Galaxy Securities’s $3.1 billion follow-on is the fifth largest ECM deal in Asia ex Japan in 2015 YTD
Regular publishing schedule to resume after three-day holiday weekend.
Sinopec Group Overseas Development completes the seventh largest oil & gas sector bond on record globally
CSPC Pharmaceutical completes ninth biggest ECM transaction in 2015 YTD
Both equity capital markets and debt capital markets saw a lull in activity this week
GF Securities completes second largest new listing globally in 2015 YTD, while HK Telecom wires up $500m bond
Hong Kong marks Easter and Ching Ming Festival (tomb-sweeping) with a general holiday April 3-7. FinanceAsia will resume publication of the newsletter April 8.
During the Hong Kong Sevens the action on the field is only eclipsed by the contest to win the best VIP box theme.
A tour around the Hong Kong Sevens executive boxes 2015
Asia ex Japan G3 bond volume reaches a record high in 2015 YTD
Asia ex Japan G3 bond volume breaks the $50 billion barrier for the first time on record
Petronas Nasional completes largest G3 bond from Malaysia on record