Asian banks dominate bond issuance

Bank of East Asia and Woori Bank return to the international bond markets.

Two of Asia's largest commercial banks returned to the international debt markets late last week with a dollar-denominated deal for Bank of East Asia and a Euro deal for Korean lender Woori Bank.

Citigroup and Goldman Sachs priced a new Reg-S only $500 million 10-year non-call five-year deal for Bank of East Asia on Friday December 1. The deal marks the return to the senior bond markets for Hong Kong's largest independent bank since it...

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