Jackie Horne

Jackie Horne is a Contributing Editor for FinanceAsia

  • Hanvit Bank to boost tier 1 equity

    Hanvit Bank is considering a bold and some might say rash move to meet its capital adequacy ratios by issuing tier 1 equity.

  • A tale of two debt issuers

    Asian borrowers have continued their assault on the Yen markets with the launch of deals for Kepco and the Republic of the Philippines.

  • PSA embarks on first international roadshows

    A new benchmark issuer has emerged from Singapore, as government-owned PSA Corp attempts to lengthen the maturity and investor profile of the Lion city in the international bond markets.

  • China cuts swathe through Samurai market

    With a little help from its friends, China has re-stormed the Samurai market with an important and successful strategic deal.

  • KEB issues just in time

    Korea Exchange Bank has re-opened Asia''s subordinated debt sector with a controversial but ultimately successful deal in difficult market circumstances.

  • KEB taps subordinated debt market

    Korea Exchange Bank will attempt to raise much needed tier-2 capital on Monday when it prices a dollar-denominated subordinated debt offering.

  • An offside offsite

    Never let it be said that Morgan Stanley Dean Witter doesn''t care about its staff.

  • ROP is going Japanese

    The Republic of the Philippines has mandated Daiwa and Nikko Salomon Smith Barney for a Y70 billion bond.

  • Merrill lures Hills from Citibank

    Citibank loses Quentin Hills to Merrill Lynch as the US investment bank seeks to re-build capacity in domestic debt.

  • Thai Exim puts baht to the test

    Government-owned Export-Import Bank of Thailand has launched a two-tranche Bt5 billion offering that will test the strength of the local currency bond market.

  • Developing the Singapore bond market

    Citibank managing director Lui Chong Chee talks about the rapid development of Singapore''s domestic debt markets.

  • UBS Warburg loses leading light, gains new star

    UBS Warburg''s star corporate financier Suneel Kamlani is to leave the firm''s Asian offices for the US.

  • HSBC bulks up DCM

    HSBC adds further weight to its debt capital market''s team with the appointment of Florian Schmidt.

  • Thailand looks for its upgrade

    Finance professionals in Thailand are waiting on Moody''s decision on whether to reinstate the country''s investment grade status or not.

  • HSBC in internet bond debut

    HSBC Markets Syndicates Asia''s first domestic capital markets debt issue on-line with a transaction in the bank''s own name.

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