Updated: Small size, big deal: Maldives debuts with $200m print

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By Addison Gong
01 Jun 2017

The Republic of the Maldives raised $200m from its maiden international bond on Wednesday, pushing Asia ex-Japan G3 sovereign debt issuance to $9.7bn year-to-date — the second highest volume since 2010.

[Updated on June 5 at 6pm Hong Kong time with comments from the Maldives minister of finance and treasury Ahmed Munawar]

Maldives' fixed rate bond has been in the making since last year, when the government sent out a request for proposals to firms, stating that it was in ...

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