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  • Amvig lights up new loan

    Amvig lights up new loan

    Cigarette packaging producer Amvig Holdings has made a rapid comeback to the loan market for a HK$1.35bn ($174m) borrowing.

  • PTPN’s missed payment raises fears about Indonesia support

    PTPN’s missed payment raises fears about Indonesia support

    An Indonesian palm oil company has become the latest to fall victim to rising worries among loans bankers about government support. The company missed a payment last week, after bankers rejected an earlier covenant waiver request. Pan Yue reports.

  • AAHK loan soars to a bigger HK$35bn

    AAHK loan soars to a bigger HK$35bn

    The Airport Authority Hong Kong has boosted the size of its loan to HK$35bn ($4.5bn), after receiving a strong response during syndication.

  • CapitaLand tests out new Singapore loan benchmark

    CapitaLand tests out new Singapore loan benchmark

    Singapore’s CapitaLand has become the first company to raise a loan benchmarked against the Singapore overnight average rate (Sora), as the market prepares for a transition away from Libor and the country’s equivalent, the Singapore dollar swap offer rate (Sor).

  • Far East Horizon eyes $1.4bn refi

    Far East Horizon eyes $1.4bn refi

    Far East Horizon, a Hong Kong-listed financial services firm, has returned to the offshore loan market. It is aiming to raise $1.4bn to refinance two deals maturing this year.

  • Crisis Talk – Marcus John, CEO of Sports Capital Advisors

    Crisis Talk – Marcus John, CEO of Sports Capital Advisors

    Marcus John, founder and chief executive of Sports Capital Advisors, tells GlobalCapital to expect a wave of insolvencies in national sport leagues but, he believes, sports with global appeal should fare better after lockdowns ease. Whether TV rights, a key source of revenue for major leagues, will be impacted remains unclear.

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