Finance Asia – Achievement Awards 2022: Asia’s best deals revealed

Read on to find out the winners of our Deal Awards - Asia.

Our annual Achievement Awards recognise excellence across Asia’s financial markets. Covering three key categories - Deal Awards, House Awards and Regional Deal Awards - our Achievement Awards highlight the accomplishments of key players across Asia and Australia/New Zealand, that have shown dedication to their sector.

We are delighted to announce that following receipt of over 600 submissions, our Advisory Board of external experts along with the support of our editorial team, have now completed the judging process for this year’s awards.

Please find below a list of this year’s winners of the Deal Awards – Asia category.

The rationale behind winner selection will be published in our upcoming winter print edition of the FinanceAsia magazine.

Main Category & region Sub-category   Deal name   Participants  
Deal Awards - Asia
Best Bond Deal   SG$2.4bn, 50-Year Green Bond Deal   MLAUB: DBS Bank, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, OCBC, Standard Chartered Bank (joint bookrunners)
Advisors: DBS, Allen & Gledhill (legal advisor)
Best Equity Deal   China's Contemporary Amperex Technology (CATL)'s $6.7bn A-Share Private Placement   MLAUB: China Securities Company (lead sponsor), UBS (joint bookrunner), Goldman Sachs (joint bookrunner), CICC, Huafa Securities
Advisors: Linklaters
Best ESG Deal   New World Development's (NWD) $700 million social and green dual tranche bond offering   MLAUB: HSBC, Mizuho Securities, Morgan Stanley, Standard Chartered and UBS (joint bookrunners)
Advisors: HSBC, Linklaters, UBS (joint green structuring advisors and joint social structuring advisors), Clifford Chance
Best IPO   GoTo $1.1bn IPO   MLAUB: Credit Suisse, CLSA, Deutsche Bank, Mandiri Sekuritas, Indo Premier Sekuritas, Trimegah Sekuritas (underwriters)
Advisors: Assegaf Hamzah & Partners, Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung in association with Herbert Smith Freehills
Best Islamic Finance Deal   Republic of Indonesia $3.25bn Dual Tranche Sukuk Issuance   MLAUB: HSBC, CIMB, Deutsche Bank, Dubai Islamic Bank and Standard Chartered Bank (joint bookrunners, joint lead manager); BRI Danareksa Sekuritas and Trimegah Sekuritas
Indonesia (co-managers)

Advisors: HSBC, Standard Chartered Bank (joint green structuring advisors)
Best M&A Deal   Goshawk Aviation Sale by Chow Tai Fook Enterprises Limited and NWS Holdings   MLAUB: Citi (joint financial advisor) HSBC (joint financial advisor)
Advisors: Clifford Chance, Cravath, Swaine & Moore, Deacons
Best Project Finance Deal   Smart Communications and Digitel Tower Assets Sale   MLAUB: BPI Capital (mandated lead arranger, underwriter and bookrunner)
Advisors: Undisclosed
Best Property Deal   IGB REIT Capital RM1.2bn Medium Term Notes   MLAUB: Hong Leong Investment Bank (lead arranger)
CIMB Investment Bank, Hong Leong Investment Bank (joint lead managers &

Advisors: Messrs. Albar & Partners
Best Venture Capital / Private Equity Deal   Cornerstone Investment in SenseTime (Ahead of its Hong Kong IPO)   MLAUB: China International Capital, Haitong International Securities Group, HSBC (joint sponsors of the IPO)
Advisors: Han Kun Law Offices


Follow the links below for the winners of other categories.

Deal Awards ANZ

Regional Deal Awards Asia

House Awards Asia

House Awards ANZ



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