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HKEx to spice up loan market

13 Sep 2019

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

Tencent wraps up biggest, tightest loan

06 Sep 2019

* Loans: Tech giant takes advantage of strong liquidity to complete US$6.5bn financing

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.

UPDATE 1-LSE nets US$13.5bn bridge to refi Refinitiv LBO debt

01 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 1 (LPC) - London Stock Exchange Group has arranged an underwritten bridge loan of about US$13.5bn to support its proposed acquisition of Refinitiv, according to a press release on Thursday.

CORRECTED-LSE nets US$13.5bn bridge to refi Refinitiv LBO debt

01 Aug 2019

LONDON, Aug 1 (LPC) - London Stock Exchange Group has arranged an underwritten bridge loan of about US$13.5bn to support its proposed acquisition of Refinitiv, according to a press release on Thursday.

Huiyuan Juice leaves sour taste

15 Feb 2019

HONG KONG, Feb 15 (LPC) - Nearly a year after convincing lenders to waive covenant breaches, China Huiyuan Juice Group is once again sounding the alarm over loans to China's private sector with its failure to repay a HK$1bn (US$128m) convertible bond that came due last month.

Anta Sports kicks off China M&A

11 Jan 2019

* Loans: International banks dominant in 2019’s first Chinese acquisition loan

Hopewell woos with buyout deal

14 Dec 2018

HONG KONG, Dec 14 (LPC) - Hong Kong-listed developer Hopewell Holdings is set to go private, backed by a HK$25.2bn (US$3.23bn) loan that is already proving popular with lenders.

Chinese schools on funding spree

14 Dec 2018

* Loans: Education firms test offshore waters as lenders study regulations

China lenders resist reputational risks

30 Nov 2018

HONG KONG, Nov 30 (LPC) - China Huarong Asset Management, China's biggest bad-debt manager, has shown that even state-owned borrowers can struggle to attract international lenders.

World News

U.S. early voting approaches record 30 million mark

Nearly 30 million Americans have cast early ballots in November's presidential election, shattering records as voters adjust to the coronavirus pandemic, including in Florida, a battleground state that on Monday opened polls to early voting.