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  • GlobalCapital Asia's 2015 New Year drinks and awards reception in pictures

    GlobalCapital Asia held a drinks reception at Duddell’s in Hong Kong on January 28, 2015. The evening was a chance for guests to pick up their well deserved regional capital markets awards, and catch up with friends and colleagues from around the market.

    • 30 Jan 2015
  • Bond new issues suffer worst start of decade

    Global bond new issue markets have had their slowest start to the year this decade, as anxiety about quantitative easing, interest rate movements and political events like the Greek election have kept issuers out of the market.

    • 29 Jan 2015
  • StanChart names new DCM chief

    Standard Chartered has promoted Aaron Russell-Davison to the newly created role of head, debt capital markets as it continues to develop its bonds franchise.

    • 29 Jan 2015
  • ANZ hires head of European debt capital markets

    ANZ has hired a banker from RBC Capital Markets as its new head of debt capital markets in Europe.

    • 27 Jan 2015
  • Chan heads up UOB Hong Kong’s DCM unit

    Odella Chan, who left ICBC Asia at the end of last year, has resurfaced as UOB Hong Kong’s head of DCM.

    • 26 Jan 2015
  • Sebi to allow taps of corporate bonds

    The Securities and Exchange Board of India (Sebi), has announced that it will allow companies to re-issue existing corporate bonds in an effort to improve the market’s weak liquidity.

    • 23 Jan 2015
  • Rate cuts draw Indian corporates to bond market

    The recent move by the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) to lower interest rates is likely to trigger an increase in bond issuance in India’s sluggish domestic corporate bond market, say market watchers. However regulators will need to act a number of reforms if they want to truly activate the bond market.

    • 23 Jan 2015
  • Companies eye ECB — but risk appetite is high already

    The European Central Bank’s meeting on Thursday is the first thing corporate bond specialists have to consider this week when weighing the prospects for their market — and many see more risk of downside than upside.

    • 21 Jan 2015
  • Société Générale hires co-head of German corporate finance

    Société Générale has hired a new co-head of corporate finance and head of German mergers and acquisitions to replace Jan Caspar Hoffmann, who left last year for Moelis & Co.

    • 15 Jan 2015
  • Indonesia toughens rules for dollar debt

    Bank Indonesia has published a stricter set of rules for companies looking to borrow in dollars as the central bank looks to rein in its corporate sector’s exposure to the currency.

    • 15 Jan 2015
  • Turnbull joins StormHarbour as capital markets head

    Mike Turnbull has joined StormHarbour as managing director, capital markets, a role where he will oversee StormHarbour’s debt capital markets platform.

    • 12 Jan 2015
  • Clean energy agencies push for green bond market in India

    A pair of clean energy financing initiatives are optimistic about developing a green bond market in India as they head to a meeting with the Ministry of Finance next month. The establishment of green bonds could be a means of the country meeting its renewable energy targets, they said.

    • 12 Jan 2015
  • RBC beefs up corporates bench with junior hires

    RBC Capital Markets this week announced five juniors joining the European corporate DCM team.

    • 08 Jan 2015
  • First tools forged to build euro PP revolution

    Europe’s hoped-for private placement revolution could gather pace in 2015, as two industry bodies published deal documents they hope will standardise the market, galvanising more issuance and secure a more diverse investor base.

    • 08 Jan 2015
  • Investec hires von Hartig to head DCM

    Investec has hired Florian von Hartig as head of DCM. Von Hartig joins from Standard Bank, where he was global head of debt primary markets, managing DCM, securitization, ratings advisory, transaction execution and bond syndicate.

    • 06 Jan 2015
  • SGX puts wholesale bonds in reach of retail investors

    Singapore Exchange (SGX) has announced changes to retail investors’ ability to buy wholesale bonds following the results consultation paper.

    • 05 Jan 2015