Hopes high for more US$ syndication from Malaysia

By Rashmi Kumar
13 Mar 2014

The central bank of Malaysia is in talks with the country's lenders about putting in place new rules to limit bank exposures to domestic borrowers. If implemented, the changes are likely to push Malaysian companies offshore for their funding — and boost their presence in the US dollar loan syndication market, writes Rashmi Kumar.

Bank Negara Malaysia has been circulating a consultation paper to local banks and international lenders with subsidiaries in the country over the last few months, according to several sources. One area of focus is the single issuer exposure limit, which is expected to be cut to no more ...

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