Investors and borrowers are getting a lot savvier across a wider range of sustainable finance instruments. This is paving the way for more innovative issuance to achieve goals in newer areas like biodiversity, energy transition and gender equality, finds the 6th annual ANZ/FinanceAsia poll.
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.
The Bangkok-based firm uses its unique understanding of the diversity of this fast-growing region to offer simple yet innovative financing solutions to enable issuers to access the international capital markets.
A selection of leading investors and borrowers across Asia Pacific came together at recent roundtables in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Auckland – organised by ANZ and FinanceAsia – to identify how to overcome hurdles to issuance, plus support growing investor appetite, to take the market for green, social and sustainability (GSS) instruments to the next level.
Fixed income investing faces a new reality in the wake of higher rates, rising inflation and geopolitical tension. Against this backdrop, a recent FinanceAsia webinar, held in collaboration with the London Stock Exchange Group (LSEG), explored how investors can adjust allocations and find reliable sources of return in a new world order.
An ANZ-sponsored roundtable – jointly held in Hong Kong, Singapore, Sydney and Auckland – heard investors and borrowers explore how to bridge various gaps in standards, data and regulation to make green, social and sustainability (GSS) debt more mainstream.