The local currency bond market offered the only recourse for some corporates at the start of this year. Asiamoney reveals its pick for best domestic currency bond in 2009.
BEST DOMESTIC CURRENCY BOND
San Miguel Beverage P38.8 billion (US$801 million) three-tranche bond issue
Bookrunners: BDO Capital & Investment Corp.; China Banking Corp.; Development Bank of the Philippines; FEB Investments; First Metro Investment Corp.; HSBC; ING; Land Bank of the Philippines; Philippines Commercial Capital; Rizal Commercial Banking Corp.; Standard Chartered.