Dealogic's weekly roundup of loans activity in Asia.
Former Credit Suisse banker Kelvin Leung joins Citic CLSA as head of syndicate, replacing the departed Stuart Wilson.
The Korean conglomerate is set to pay $256 million for the remaining 50% stake in Hanwha Thales, a military equipment joint venture established with France's Thales.
Mapletree Commercial Trust raises S$529 million from a private placement of new units and is seeking another S$504 million from a preferential offering next month.
Official bad debt statistics in the country are rising fast but S&P Global Ratings says data from lenders and the government may not show the extent of the problem.
Chinese firms have bought overseas in record numbers this year. Lighting group MLS is the latest, heading a consortium that wants to buy part of Germany's Osram for $440 million.
Deutsche Bank taps veteran syndicated banker from JP Morgan as the German lender reorganizes its Asian debt business.
The takeover not only marks one of the largest acquisitions in the television industry but is also the latest foray of LeEco’s chairman Jia Yueting into the US market.
Luye Pharma Group has agreed to buy a subsidiary of Swiss counterpart Acino, becoming the latest Chinese healthcare company to look overseas for expansion.
CDB Capital and China Minsheng investment hit a bond market showing signs of stabilising following the recent credit rally.
Hot on the heels of Dalian Wanda Commercial Properties, the Chinese sports manufacturer wants to delist from Hong Kong. A domestic listing is widely expected to follow.
The chief global strategist and head of emerging markets for Morgan Stanley Investment Management explains why growth has slowed and looks for signs of optimism worldwide.
The Singapore bank is planning to open a securities business in Japan, targeting an investor base burnt by the country’s negative interest rate policy.
Generic drug manufacturer takes advantage of rising order books for Indian high-yield deals to price significantly through many brokers' fair value estimates.
Samsung bought a $450 million stake in Chinese electric car maker BYD last week. Analysts think the move made sense for a company that has had previous China hopes dashed.
Hong Kong’s tepid growth is forcing its banks to rely ever more on China for profits. That may be the easy option — but they should look further afield.
BYD completes fourth largest ECM transaction in Asia (ex Japan) in 2016 YTD
Another aggressively priced bond from a Chinese state-owned enterprise.
Fosun International’s bid for English football club Wolverhampton Wanderers is atypical for the conglomerate.
The state investment fund's move to take SMRT private follows the publication of a new rail ownership framework.
The country's largest metals trader prints a $1 billion bond that prices inside its secondary levels.
Huawei's strategy chief says governments should free up additional wireless spectrum, cultivate local programming talent and encourage online entrepreneurship.
China’s largest film distributor is moving ahead with an IPO it has been considering for more than a decade.
China's first joint-venture investment bank looks to expand its mergers and acquisitions franchise abroad to feed the nation's insatiable appetite for big-name purchases.
India's largest oil and gas explorer returns to the international capital markets to seek fresh capital to refinance an acquisition loan.
Hong Kong stock exchange’s Charles Li tells FinanceAsia that the city should aim to be a wealth management, risk control and asset pricing hub.
Taiwan’s stock exchange has scrapped a rule that blocks local companies from buying loss-making foreign entities, giving a boost to the country’s M&A bankers.
The Korean lender's $250 million offering draws more than $2.3 billion of orders, highlighting ongoing search for yields.
Swiss bank hires Patrick No from JP Morgan to enhance business relationships with leading private equity firms and hedge funds in Asia-Pacific.
Softbank has made a $31.6 billion offer for British semiconductor designer ARM. It is the Japanese firm’s biggest acquisition attempt yet but looks unlikely to be its last.
Frasers Centrepoint will return to the dollar bond market after its encouraging $200m debut last week. But some bankers are scratching their heads at the aggressive pricing.
Thailand’s banking sector is paving the way for a cashless society without losing the Thai fun-loving spirit of “sanuk”.
FinanceAsia is pleased to reveal the detailed rationale for the winners of its International Banking Awards 2016.
FinanceAsia and National Australia Bank invite you to take part in the Australian bond market survey 2016.
Asia (ex Japan) G3 SSA Issuance at YTD Record High.
Hong Kong's first listed Reit makes its green bond debut with a transaction that prices through its secondary market curve.
India's largest mortgage lender pays up to ensure Masala bond market finally gets off the ground.
The German bank names a new Asia Pacific head, picking a veteran of one of the areas where the bank sees major growth potential — transaction banking.
ICBC Asia, the offshore subsidiary of China's largest bank, sells $1bn alternative tier one bond, becoming the first Asian lender to issue a dollar bond in the format this year.
A combination of strong market conditions, investors' hunt for yield and a Temasek halo propels order book for Singapore-listed Olam.
Wang Jun is an expert in genomics and life science. Here he tells FinanceAsia about his business plans for a digital life with iCarbonX – China's latest unicorn.
China’s fifth largest lender mulls a Hong Kong initial public offering for its investment banking unit.
The Hong Kong-listed hotel group returns to the international bond markets with a $350 million of unrated bonds.
Korean telecom operator returns to the international bond markets for the first time in two years with the kind of long-dated blue chip name that plays well with domestic investors.
With default risks and borrowing costs rising at home, Chinese LGFVs are increasingly looking offshore for funding.
The Swiss bank strengthens its China franchise after chief executive officer calls for larger China presence.
Sovereign takes advantage of strong credit market momentum to re-build foreign exchange reserves depleted by heavy debt re-payments.
China's leasing companies have made the most of their easier access to the dollar bond market. Perhaps surprisingly, they are stronger for it.