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Prakash Chakravarti

Asahi brews jumbo bridge takeout

02 Aug 2019

* Loans: Banks eye opportunity to refinance ¥1.2trn acquisition financing

APAC first-half lending slowest in seven years

28 Jun 2019

HONG KONG, June 28 (LPC) - Syndicated lending in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan, fell to a seven-year low, with only US$198.52bn raised in the first six months of 2019 as the global economy reeled from the effects of the ongoing trade war between the US and China.

Marina Bay Sands drums up interest

14 Jun 2019

* Loans: Casino operator back after seven years for S$8bn debt combo

Indian NBFCs flock offshore

06 Jun 2019

HONG KONG, June 6 (LPC) - Indian non-banking financial companies are making a beeline for the international loan markets in search of alternative funding sources, even as questions swirl over lenders' appetite for the country's financial sector.

Huawei seeks support as global banks flee

31 May 2019

* Loans: Embattled telco counts on local lenders after US trade restrictions

Frasers Property boosts Green credentials

18 Apr 2019

Hong Kong, April 18 (LPC) - Frasers Property boosted its environmental credentials with a A$600m (US$429m) five-year Green loan, the Singaporean company's third since its debut late last year and the first Aussie dollar-denominated Green deal.

APAC lending drops to seven-year low

29 Mar 2019

Hong Kong, March 29 (LPC) - After a revival in 2018, syndicated lending in Asia Pacific, excluding Japan, plunged to its lowest quarterly tally in seven years, with only US$76.40bn raised in the first three months of 2019 as geopolitical tensions continued to depress borrowing activity.

Amcor's refi packs a punch

22 Mar 2019

* Loans: Aussie packaging maker launches US$4.5bn loan ahead of US merger

Take two for Healthscope buyout loan

15 Mar 2019

* Loans: Hospital operator returns with A$2.15bn leveraged loan

Nexon battle puts Korea in play

08 Mar 2019

* Loans: Lenders eye US$3.5bn–$4bn financing for record acquisition

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