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Prakash Chakravarti

Lenders warm to Vietnamese credits

20 Sep 2019

* Loans: Frequent borrowers benefit from rising international demand

HKEx to spice up loan market

13 Sep 2019

* Loans: Banks eye potential financing for HK bourse’s high-profile LSE bid

Australia’s First State Super bets on domestic loans

30 Aug 2019

HONG KONG, Aug 30 (LPC) - Australian superannuation fund First State Super is planning to ramp up its domestic loan investments in the next two to three years, adding to the growing pool of non-bank investors as the country’s institutional investor base continues to grow.

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.

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