Hutchison reigns supreme with $/euro combo

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By Jon Hay
30 Oct 2014

Hutchison Whampoa showed off its impeccable access to bond markets, rewriting the record books and selling $5.4bn worth of dollar and euro bonds on October 28 in what is the largest corporate offshore deal to come out of Asia ex-Japan.

The Hong Kong conglomerate, whose interests range from ports to hotels and telecoms, is one of Asia’s biggest and most trusted private sector issuers. Unlike most Asian companies, it is also an experienced, though infrequent, issuer in euros.

“Hutch is a household name in Asia, and quite popular ...

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