Volvo revs into Hong Kong ‘melt-up’

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By Frank Jackman
04 Jul 2019

Swedish car manufacturer Volvo made its debut in Hong Kong dollars on Wednesday amid increasing tensions and unrest in the city.

Volvo (A3/A-) placed a HK$724m ($92.9m) 2.31% July 2024 bond on Wednesday. Crédit Agricole priced the trade at par.

“Their rating was upgraded a few months ago,” said one MTN banker. “More investors are starting to consider this credit. Volvo have benefitted from an upwards trajectory in ...

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