The final day of our poll results looks at trends in fixed-income markets during the coming year.
A roundup of the latest syndicated loan market news.
Cofco Land plans to fund its acquisition of $1.6 billion worth of properties with a share placement of up to $500 million and a loan, which are both expected early November.
The third-generation family-run cab company is pre-marketing and hopes to float its shares in November.
Jababeka International replaces its old notes with cheaper new ones, leveraging on the rarity factor in Asian high-yield and saving over 400bp in funding costs.
Nomura has appointed Kartadjaja Intan as head of Indonesia investment banking, replacing Dicky Yordan and Amir Amiruddin, previously co-heads of Indonesia investment banking.
Today's results identify Asia's best borrowers and analysts.
Hong Kong-registered brokers may profit more than mainland firms as China eases trading rules.
Richard Li’s insurance company establishes its footprint in the debt world with a debut 10-year bond, targeting investors with appetite for longer tenor notes.
The Chinese real estate developer aims to raise up to $5 billion in an IPO, but the timing is not ideal as sentiment sours on the sector.
Our annual fixed-income poll identifies the region's best borrowers, analysts, rating agencies and research houses. Part one of the results covers bank research.
Foreign banks and investors haven't struck pay dirt with Sinopec's $17.4 billion retail unit stake sale.
After a tricky integration MetLife’s $16.12b Japan purchase is paying off and fuelling the insurer’s growth in Asean.
Brokers see a slow ramp up in Hong Kong-Shanghai Stock Connect volumes and more products and markets eventually added. For now equity managers are trying to keep a lid on costs.
David Tendian, CFO of the Indonesian coal miner, tells FinanceAsia he does not fear the political transition in terms of mining taxes.
The Korean power company raises funds at the lower end of the pricing range, making use of its newly obtained ratings upgrade from Moody’s.
Alex To, Morgan Stanley’s chairman of China investment banking, is leaving the firm amid a flurry of movement within China investment banking.
Brokers gird for battle ahead of Hong Kong–Shanghai Stock Connect's October launch. A war for market share and China talent is brewing.
Weak August economic data suggests Chinese stimulus is becoming less effective. Time to get serious about reform, says CLSA.
Asia’s largest oil refiner sells a 29.99% stake in its retail unit to 25 investors for Rmb107.094 billion in cash.
Mirza Adityaswara, senior deputy governor at the country's central bank, tells FinanceAsia the budget needs to be re-allocated to achieve 7% growth target.
Strong retail uptake allowed the Chinese car rental company to raise $468m and price its shares at the top of the indicative range.
India’s second largest bank sells a new 5.5-year note, pricing it inside its existing funding curve as global investors continue to ride on Modi-fueled enthusiasm.
Hong Kong completes the fourth largest G3 global Islamic bond so far this year.
Private banks are targeting Asia’s ultra-wealthy but they face rising costs and stricter regulations.
The special administrative region launches its first Islamic bond, pricing the AAA-rated sukuk at the tightest levels ever seen from any Asia ex-Japan issuer.
Thailand’s biggest private hospital operator has plans to add 20 hospitals to its network during the next few years.
The region is set for huge HNWI growth.
The German bank’s asset and wealth management arm has appointed Henry Wong as the head of Asia fixed income for Asia Pacific.
Scott Paul will head the Japanese bank's pan-Asian sales effort as it bids to become the region's top financial group.
The Reit set up by the world's largest owner of industrial buildings will use the proceeds to repay bridge loans.
China has stamped on Hong Kong’s democratic aspirations even as it embraces financial liberalisation, moves that secure the city’s future as the financial highway into mainland China.
Cornerstone investors are painted as the foundation of solid growth but their track record on Hong Kong IPOs suggests they weigh down stock prices.
The country's prime minister has set an ambitious agenda of semi-privatisation but the biggest transactions aimed at attracting foreign buyers are the least likely to be realised.
The Chinese credit rating agency is ambitiously expanding its business overseas.
Jack Ma's group launches what could be the largest IPO in history, not to mention one of the most eagerly anticipated, at a discount to its closest rival.
SMFG’s greater presence in the Hong Kong bank makes M&A less likely and dilutes other shareholders.
Megabank targets Chinese clients by upping its stake in Bank of East Asia. The deal looks reasonably priced at about ¥100 billion or about 1.2 times book.
India's largest online job site received solid uptake from a follow-on offering on Friday, buoyed by strong share performance.
Five cornerstones secured, including shareholder Hertz, as the Chinese car rental company turns the gas on its planned $468 million Hong Kong IPO.
The short-haul carrier will target retail investors with its dual-currency offering, hoping to tap into Hong Kong's massive renminbi reserves.
The Swiss private bank promotes Benjamin Cavalli to head up the Southeast Asian market, underscoring its goal to capture a larger wallet of the region’s ultra-wealthy.
Perusahaan Penerbit SBSN Indonesia III’s $1.5 billion bond pushes Indonesia G3 bond volume to YTD record high.
West China Cement refinances outstanding notes with a $400 million bond, making use of the still-low interest rate environment and diversifying the property-heavy high-yield space.
FinanceAsia names Indonesia's Bank Mandiri as 'Best Asian Bank' at our annual Country Awards dinner.
The Chinese government hopes the first offshore preferred share issue will expand the currency’s overseas market.
Sharia-compliant deal comes back with different set of banks and better terms.
Grenville Thynne has joined Macquarie Capital as the new head of the financial institutions group Asia from ING.