Key interviews with senior government officials, leading industry figures and new market entrants.
25 Mar 2013
Mesoblast is looking at alternative funding options, including convertible bonds but it will only issue these when the company is at a later stage of product development, says chief executive Silviu Itescu.
19 Mar 2013
Guinness Anchor is open to making its debut in the international capital markets by leveraging on the local credit rating agency’s recent move to globalise, says finance director Mahendran Kapuppial.
12 Mar 2013
The Australian-franchise of the pizza house will look to keep its financing facilities to less than five years as costs continue to rise and banks become more cautious towards extending funding, says CFO Richard Coney.
11 Mar 2013
The CEO of Korea Housing Finance Corporation says he’ll shoot for bigger sizes and tighter spreads in the next five years to boost volumes and increase competitiveness against stronger Asian rivals.
05 Mar 2013
Indonesia’s largest bank is planning to sell its first USD-denominated bond in 10 years to help it meet short-term dollar funding needs.
21 Feb 2013
Prasarn Trairatvorakul, governor of the Bank of Thailand, believes the nation will have to develop a more robust long-term bond market to support the government’s infrastructure plans.
18 Feb 2013
The Indonesian telecommunication infrastructure provider plans to access its domestic debt markets to raise more than US$100 million in loans to fund its tower projects.