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  • Chailease China subsidiary looks wide for $250m loan

    Chailease China subsidiary looks wide for $250m loan

    Chailease International Finance is approaching a large group of banks for a new $250m loan. This is in a bid to attract lenders, as other units under its parent company have already tapped the offshore market three times this year.

  • Huawei: the Schuldschein deal that never was

    Huawei: the Schuldschein deal that never was

    Huawei Technologies, sanctioned by the US and now having its participation in the UK's 5G network questioned by the government, looked into raising hundreds of millions of euros in the Schuldschein market two years ago. But concern that buyers would freeze at a groundswell of negative news, whipped up in part from the US, scared the Chinese company off taking the risk. Its increasing isolation in major European countries means it is unlikely to use its capital markets any time soon.

  • PTPN seeks consent for debt restructuring

    PTPN seeks consent for debt restructuring

    Indonesia’s Perkebunan Nusantara III (PTPN) is seeking lenders’ go-ahead for a debt restructuring plan, after missing the principal payment on a $390.6m loan at the end of June.

  • Amvig lights up new loan

    Amvig lights up new loan

    Cigarette packaging producer Amvig Holdings has made a rapid comeback to the loan market for a HK$1.35bn ($174m) borrowing.

  • PTPN’s missed payment raises fears about Indonesia support

    PTPN’s missed payment raises fears about Indonesia support

    An Indonesian palm oil company has become the latest to fall victim to rising worries among loans bankers about government support. The company missed a payment last week, after bankers rejected an earlier covenant waiver request. Pan Yue reports.

  • AAHK loan soars to a bigger HK$35bn

    AAHK loan soars to a bigger HK$35bn

    The Airport Authority Hong Kong has boosted the size of its loan to HK$35bn ($4.5bn), after receiving a strong response during syndication.

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