Asahi raises ¥70bn CB, while DICJ picks three for Chuo Mitsui deal

14 May 2008

Nomura priced a dual tranche convertible bond on Tuesday, raising ¥70bn ($667m) for Asahi Beweries in the third largest CB of the year to date from Japan. Meanwhile, Deposit Insurance Corp of Japan has selected Daiwa Securities SMBC, Goldman Sachs and Nikko Citigroup as arrangers of its forthcoming sale of Chuo Mitsui Trust Holding shares.

Nomura helped Asahi Breweries raise the equivalent of $675m via a dual tranche issue of 15 and 20 year Euroyen convertible bonds. The order books closed after just three hours following an accelerated bookbuild process that began on Tuesday UK time.

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