Shenzhen International’s bond debut pulls in $300m

18 Apr 2012

Chinese government-owned Shenzhen International raised $300m from its first visit to the international bond market late last week. The company priced the April 2017 notes on April 12 at 360bp over Treasuries, the tight end of guidance that went as high as 365bp.

BOC International, DBS Bank, ING Bank, JP Morgan, Standard Chartered and UBS approached investors with whispers of around 375bp over Treasuries when the deal was announced on the morning of April 12, but ended up pricing the deal some 15bp inside that level the following day.

Bankers said the ...

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