Debt bankers change tactics as HK turmoil rages

By Addison Gong
14 Nov 2019

Asian debt bankers were forced to react to a tumultuous week of protests in Hong Kong, cutting short the bookbuilding window for new deals. But although bankers had to change tactics, the market largely endured the turmoil. Addison Gong reports.

Hong Kong was affected by violent clashes in various areas across the city, including Central, the main business district. There were disruptions to traffic between Monday and Wednesday, leading to meetings being cancelled or postponed.

The immediate impact on DCM origination bankers has been on the timing of ...

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