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Why issuers in Asia now need to take social bonds seriously

There are welcome signs the new asset class is finding its feet the region. After South Korea’s pioneering efforts, interest is now picking up in India and accelerating in Japan. However, not everyone is yet fully convinced of its virtues just yet.
February 03, 2020

Why China faces more TLAC challenges than Japan

Huge issuance requirements combined with a small international investor base pose unique challenges for China’s big four banks as they gear up to raise billions of dollars of capital.
February 14, 2019

Mapletree raises $275m to buy HNA logistics assets

Singapore group raises equity to buy five warehouses from a unit of embattled Chinese conglomerate. It joins a number of Singaporean Reits and trusts in buying assets before further US rate hikes.
September 20, 2018

AirAsia sells leasing unit at a good price

After putting up its aircraft leasing business for sale for nearly two years, the Malaysian budget carrier finally struck a deal with BBAM for $1.18 billion.
March 01, 2018