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Exclusive interview with Muzinich & Co Apac CEO, Andrew Tan

Recently appointed as Apac CEO of the credit specialist, Andrew Tan shares his priorities for the firm over coming months; explains why certain investors are favouring private credit over private equity; and suggests why India is no longer a hotbed for institutional investors.
April 18, 2023

ICBC reopens dollar AT1 with punchy deal

ICBC Asia, the offshore subsidiary of China's largest bank, sells $1bn alternative tier one bond, becoming the first Asian lender to issue a dollar bond in the format this year.
July 14, 2016

Ag. Bank of China issues $6.45b in pref shares

Agricultural Bank of China completes the second part of a total Rmb80 billion capital-raising exercise; ICBC is expected to be next as banks beef up their balance sheets.
March 19, 2015

ICBC bites the preference share bullet

China’s biggest lender sells $5.7 billion of offshore Additional tier-1 notes in three different currencies, obtaining a staggering $28 billion total order book.
December 03, 2014

BOC sells landmark $6.5b bank capital note

Lender raises the largest ever dollar-denominated bank capital offering, building up capital cushions to counter China’s mounting bad debt problem.
October 16, 2014

BoCom debuts first Chinese Basel III dollar bond

The $1.2 billion Tier 2 offering will set the benchmark for other Chinese banks to tap international markets for funds, boosting capital buffers as asset quality weakens.
September 24, 2014