Indonesia closes record-setting Samurai

By Morgan Davis
17 May 2019

The Republic of Indonesia raised ¥177bn ($1.6bn) from a six tranche bond sale in Japanese yen on Thursday, making it the largest public Samurai bond deal from an Asian country.

Indonesia has sold yen notes before. In May 2018, the sovereign raised ¥100bn from a four-tranche transaction. It raised the same amount in a triple-tranche deal in May 2017.

Malaysia raised a whopping ¥200bn from a Samurai sale in March, but that deal was a private placement.

Daiwa Securities, Mizuho Securities, Nomura ...

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