Latest leveraged/non-investment grade loans news

  • China New Higher Education opens debut loan

    China New Higher Education Group is making its debut in the international syndicated loan market with a HK$1.5bn ($192m) financing.

    • 08:45 AM
  • China Huiyuan Juice pours out second loan of 2017

    China Huiyuan Juice Group is in the loan syndications market for a €160m three year deal — its second fundraising this year.

    • 05:15 AM
  • Bank group forming for Techombank's loan

    Vietnam Technological and Commercial Joint Stock Bank (Techombank) is understood to be readying a $150m-$200m borrowing in the international syndicated loan market.

    • 11 Dec 2017
  • Public Financial, LK Technology roll out HK dollar loans

    Public Financial Holdings has returned to the Hong Kong dollar loan market for a HK$1.1bn ($141m) refinancing.

    • 11 Dec 2017
  • Scant supply of dollar deals from Thailand boosts CPF loan

    Charoen Pokphand Foods (CPF) has brightened up Thailand’s offshore syndications market, tapping international liquidity for a $625m loan. With few other deals from the southeast Asian country whetting lenders’ appetite, banks are keen to take a piece of the fundraising. Shruti Chaturvedi reports.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Tian Lun Gas exits with nine for HK$1.25bn borrowing

    Nine banks have formed the syndicate for a HK$1.25bn loan for Hong Kong-listed China Tian Lun Gas Holdings.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • Dongxing Securities HK hikes maiden loan to $400m

    Dongxing Securities (HK) Financial Holdings has found success with its maiden loan outing, managing to raise the size of the deal to $400m from $300m.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • Asian sustainable lending needs a big push

    A novel green loan for Singapore-listed Wilmar has put a focus on sustainability-based borrowings in Asia — or the lack thereof. But now the agribusiness company has provided a template for such financings, the onus is on banks and borrowers to push for change in the region. The benefits may be intangible, but they will be more far-reaching than a few extra basis points on the P&L.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • Vedanta unit's $575m borrowing nets two commitments

    A $575m loan for Twin Star Mauritius, a subsidiary of mining company Vedanta Resources, has attracted two commitments since its launch into general syndication in September. But the deal remains open to participants with a few more lenders expected to chip in, said two bankers close to the matter.

    • 05 Dec 2017
  • Trio brings $150m Aegis LBO loan to the market

    A two-part loan for Singaporean private equity firm Capital Square Partners’ acquisition of business process outsourcing company Aegis has entered into general syndication.

    • 04 Dec 2017

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