US investors buoy Tencent’s $5bn jumbo deal

Chinese internet company Tencent Holdings added an impressive $5bn to its coffers on Thursday from its first international bond since 2015. While pricing looked fair, what surprised the leads was the strong participation from US investors.

  • By Addison Gong
  • 12 Jan 2018

Shenzhen-based Tencent has sold a few bonds since its debut $600m five year in 2011, but it has not printed a deal since February 2015. This is because it has managed to extract favourable pricing in the loan market to meet its funding needs.

But when it ...

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