As Asia’s share of the global economy and private capital continues to increase, it is no surprise that international borrowers are keen to build relationships with the region’s institutional and private investors. Increasingly, European borrowers are targeting Asian investors when selling their bonds.
Benedict Nielsen, co-head of syndicate for Asia ex-Japan and head of DCM and syndicate for Europe, Middle East and Africa at Nomura, who is in Hong Kong to coincide with Nomura’s financial institutions group conference, discusses the development of the Asian bid.
How has the allocation of global bond issuance to Asian private banks and institutional investors evolved
Historically, we have seen greater allocations of...