UOB, Soc Gen bonds capitalise on Singapore demand

United Overseas Bank and Societe Generale take advantage of Singapore's strong private banking bid to raise new capital at competitive levels.

UOB, Soc Gen bonds capitalise on Singapore demand

Singapore’s debt capital markets have once again proved a fruitful source of capital funding for banks after local lender United Overseas Bank UOB and French bank Societe Generale executed successful deals on Wednesday. 

The City State’s army of private banking investors have long provided a strong underpinning for bank capital deals, which offer them the combined attraction of a decent yield and an investment grade rating.

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