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  • Glencore Agri taps Asia for $300m loan

    Glencore Agri taps Asia for $300m loan

    Commodities trading company Glencore Agriculture is making its loan debut in Asia, seeking $300m from the syndication market as a way to establish itself in the region and show its independence from its parent. The thin pricing on offer means only banks keen to build a relationship with the company in the hope of getting ancillary business will jump in, writes Pan Yue.

  • Mideast borrowers boost Asian loan market

    Mideast borrowers boost Asian loan market

    Two Middle Eastern borrowers are tapping the Asian loan market as part of a new syndication strategy, taking advantage of the slow primary supply in Asia.

  • SEWA woos banks for $250m loan

    SEWA woos banks for $250m loan

    Sharjah Electricity & Water Authority (SEWA), a state-owned firm in the United Arab Emirates, is making a rare appearance in the Asian syndicated loan market with a $250m borrowing.

  • Reliance nets $1bn from loan market

    Reliance nets $1bn from loan market

    Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries has made a quick return to the loan market, raising a $1bn facility to refinance a bond maturing later this month.

  • OVL mandates six for $700m loan

    OVL mandates six for $700m loan

    ONGC Videsh (OVL), the overseas arm of India’s state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp, has picked six banks for a $700m borrowing.

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