Best Bond Deal, Best Investment Grade Bond Deal
People's Republic of China Eu1 billion Eurobond
BNP Paribas, Deutsche Bank, UBS
When China launched a 10-year Euro-denominated transaction in late October, it was out to prove a point and it did so in spectacular style It is primarily for this reason that we have awarded China best bond deal and best investment grade bond deal
There were a number of well-executed corporate deals this year and indeed Telekom Malaysia's $500 million deal of mid September is the runner up in this category However, no other deal has the huge symbolism attached to China's deal, which underlines the country's growing leverage on the world economic stage
Although this deal represents...