Hong Kong commemorates the birth of the Buddha with a bank holiday Monday.
The Southeast Asian nation prices the largest single-tranche Islamic bond ever despite volatile market conditions, obtaining a total order book of $6.8b.
Carried by the strong post-listing market performance of Chinese brokerages, HTSC's Hong Kong float qualifies as the largest regional offering of the year.
Accelerated placement nevertheless allows Keppel Infrastructure Trust to secure the pricing needed to fund power plant acquisition.
Investors viewed the pricing of the e-commerce company's ADRs as too dear, despite backing by backing by Alibaba and SoftBank.
A key architect of CIMB's acquisition of RBS businesses in Asia is joining HSBC to become regional head of large corporates for commercial banking.
A roundup of the latest syndicated loan market news.
Bank of Communications agrees to buy 80% of Banco BBM in an all-cash deal, coinciding with Li Keqiang’s visit to Brazil.
Hong Kong-based Tom Lanners has left the bank after 11 years, a period marked by several landmark deals including the recent listings of HKBN and GF Securities.
Douglas Morton and Venky Vishwanathan have been placed on leave from Deutsche Bank, part owner of Hua Xia Bank, which has recently come under official scrutiny.
Chinese power generation firm debuts its first euro-denominated offering, upsizing it from an initial €500 million as yield-hungry European investors clamour for the notes.
Joe Fayyad and Zac Fletcher have been named co-heads of the Wall Street institution's investment banking services team in Australia.
Secondary market activity continues as investors seek to cash in on gains of Hong Kong-listed Chinese companies.
Lenders are pitching to back the bidders for New South Wales electric utility TransGrid, which is estimated to be worth as much as $6.4 billion.
Andreas Utermann, CIO at Allianz Global Investors, argues global bond markets will remain in unchartered territory despite any Fed rate increase this year.
Oil price volatility and management changes at Chinese majors have seen deal flow turn sluggish, making it difficult for even small firms to ink agreements.
Investors nonplussed by a tumble in Hong Kong's stock markets snapped up shares in the Chinese property developer.
Appointed country head for Australia and New Zealand, Gibson succeeds Didier Mahout who will become Budapest-based head of Central Europe.
China Aoyuan Property, ICBC and Beijing State-Owned Assets Management sold dollar bonds as year-to-date mainland debt volumes rise to new heights.
Huatai Securities has enlisted 13 cornerstone investors including Tencent Chairman Pony Ma to subscribe to $1.9 billion worth of shares.
The Chinese real estate developer experienced strong demand in a block trade Friday amid a surge in share price performance.
Parent Biocon hopes the CRO's strong growth profile and expansion plans will mitigate recent downturn in the Indian equity market
Indonesian property developer prices IPO after restructuring the deal to make sure it gets done in the face of weak markets.
Industrial Bank completes the largest China block trade deal in 2015 YTD
China’s third biggest lender issues its first SEC-registered multi-tranche bond, defying concerns over a mini taper tantrum.
Taiwan’s formosa market is attracting European borrowers thanks to the island’s friendlier regulatory environment, with UBS raising two bonds in just over two weeks.
Strong first quarter results encourage E-Mart and Shinsegae to pare down stakes in Samsung Life.
Singapore property developer brings new convertible to fund the tender of its existing equity-linked debt.
A roundup of the latest syndicated loan market news.
China’s bond market will experience rising defaults and more credit rating downgrades, but its banks will continue to perform well for investors.
Numerical parity is possible, but it would be a departure for Hutchison Whampoa to forsake a control position in a potential telco JV with Vimpelcom
Bankers in Thailand to see pockets of IPO and offshore acquisition activity while domestic investors to animate equity capital markets.
Chinese brokerage likely to offer the same large discount as GF Securities to ensure flotation's success in the face of a long pipeline of equity deals from the sector.
Japan’s marquee companies have signed a record-breaking run of transformational foreign acquisitions – and their financiers are shouldering the risk.
Order books exceed $2.3 billion for Mongolian trade development bank's $500 million offering, signaling global investors’ thirst for frontier market assets.
Dragging Japan out of its deflation mindset is proving tough, despite the tumbling yen and Bank of Japan’s determined programme of quantitative easing.
Chinese property firm joins flurry of issuers after Beijing cut its benchmark lending rate over the weekend to a record low.
Entrepreneur Lei Jun rekindled Kingsoft's start-up culture and brought in smartphone powerhouse Xiaomi to further build up the software company's business.
Chinese phone equipment maker Huawei, property developer Agile and clean energy firm China General Nuclear Power collectively raise $2.1 billion in bond finance.
Stock market darling raises $1.2 billion from a top up placement to mollify the rating agencies and fund the purchase of a US insurer.
Taiwanese foundry company returns with its third negative yield convertible since 2009 and Asia's largest Reg S equity-linked deal in one-and-a-half years.
Vendors pull divestment in Indonesian tower operator PT Solusi Tunas Pratama.
Rebounding off solid first quarter results largely driven by its global markets business, the European bank is reorganising its business lines worldwide.
Keppel Infrastructure Trust launches Singapore's first major equity deal of the year, seeking up to $394 million to fund a merger and power plant acquisition.
David Chin is leaving UBS after 21 years with the firm
China Taiping Insurance Holdings completes sixth largest Asia ex Japan ECM transaction in 2015 YTD
Hutchison Whampoa secures £3.1 billion of investments from GIC, Canada Pension Fund, and three other funds in exchange for a 33% stake in the combined British O2 and Three business.
The Chinese bank prices the instrument inside its existing bond curve, obtaining an order book in excess of $2.5 billion despite rising US Treasury yields.
Chinese energy company finally gets cash to expand further into the upstream oil and gas sector after pulling an earlier equity deal at the end of March.