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  • Louis Dreyfus sows the seeds for $450m SLL

    Louis Dreyfus sows the seeds for $450m SLL

    Louis Dreyfus Co Asia has become the latest commodities company to tap the debt market, seeking a $450m sustainability-linked loan that is being widely syndicated.

  • Lesso woos banks with $550m loan

    Lesso woos banks with $550m loan

    China Lesso Group’s $550m-equivalent dual-currency loan is in the market, with an open invitation for banks to join at three levels.

  • China Lesso builds $550m loan

    China Lesso builds $550m loan

    China Lesso Group, a building materials manufacturer, has mandated five banks for a new money loan, returning to the market after two years.

  • Trafigura makes annual return for SLL

    Trafigura makes annual return for SLL

    Commodities company Trafigura’s Singapore arm is making its annual return to the Asian loan market, this time opting for a sustainability-linked facility.

  • Indian SOEs fire up dollar loans as capex comes back into focus

    Indian SOEs fire up dollar loans as capex comes back into focus

    Indian state-owned companies have returned in force to the loan market, raising funds for their planned capital expenditure as Covid-19 cases slow in the country. But the aggressive pricing offered by local banks means foreign lenders may end up being squeezed out. Pan Yue reports.

  • OVL goes wide for $500m loan

    OVL goes wide for $500m loan

    ONGC Videsh, the overseas subsidiary of Indian state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp, has launched a $500m loan into general syndication. It is targeting a broad group of lenders for the fundraising, owing to lending caps imposed on banks.

  • IOC mandates three for $500m

    IOC mandates three for $500m

    Indian Oil Corp has mandated three banks for its $500m loan return, after inviting firms to bid for the transaction last month.

  • Yunnan Energy returns for $300m SLL

    Yunnan Energy returns for $300m SLL

    Yunnan Provincial Energy Investment Group, a Chinese state-owned company, has returned to the loan market after three years for a sustainability-linked facility.

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