Buyers lap up Fonterra's first dim sum benchmark

New Zealand dairy company Fonterra priced its second ever dim sum bond on Monday, selling one of the largest offshore renminbi deals from a corporate borrower in recent years.

  • By Steven Gilmore
  • 24 Jan 2014

Bookrunners Citi and HSBC priced a Rmb1.25bn ($205m) five year deal at 3.6% following guidance in the 3.75% yield area. The print was slightly larger than Volkswagen’s Rmb1.2bn offer last week, although Volkswagen built the larger order book.

Nonetheless, debt bankers on Fonterra's deal were still delighted ...

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