KBank maximises on rarity value for tight print

By Addison Gong
10 Jan 2018

Thailand’s Kasikornbank prioritised price over size for its return to the bond market this week, selling a $400m deal at a level that forced some investors to stay away.

It is no secret that many investors in Asia are keen to diversify away from Greater China, which has seen issuance numbers explode in recent years. So KBank's Tuesday deal was a natural attraction, given dollar bonds sold by Thai issuers are few and far between.

In 2017, ...

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