Cosco gets help to navigate choppy bond waters

Shipping company China Cosco Holdings is hitting the road this week to pitch an international dollar bond. Investors are becoming increasingly picky as the end of the year approaches, but bankers think a guarantee from Bank of China will ensure plain sailing for the 10 year deal.

  • 20 Nov 2012
The company has picked Bank of China and HSBC to manage the dollar deal, which is coming with an “unconditional and irrevocable standby letter of credit” from Bank of China, according to Moody’s. That will make the debt rank pari passu with all of the state-owned bank’s unsecured ...

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