Emerging Markets

  • Tunisia: hopes for IMF agreement by year end, restructuring ‘not even on the table’

    Tunisia: hopes for IMF agreement by year end, restructuring ‘not even on the table’

    Days after the Tunisian President Kais Saied shocked the world by freezing parliament and boosting his executive power, sources say that investors have little to be concerned about as conversations with the IMF continue to progress. The political saga, which some are calling ‘much-needed’, will not impact Tunisia’s ability to service its debt.

  • 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.

  • Chia Tai feeds debut $500m loan to market

    Chia Tai feeds debut $500m loan to market

    Chia Tai Animal Husbandry Investment (Beijing) Co, an onshore China entity of Thailand’s Charoen Pokphand Group, is borrowing its first offshore loan directly.

  • Rwanda mandates for return after eight year hiatus

    Rwanda mandates for return after eight year hiatus

    The Republic of Rwanda is set to return to the international bond market for a dollar bond, joining a club of sub-Saharan African sovereigns that have taken advantage of attractive funding conditions in recent weeks.

  • 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.

  • Mphasis LBO loan hits the market

    Mphasis LBO loan hits the market

    India’s largest ever leveraged buyout loan, tied to Blackstone’s stake purchase in IT services company Mphasis, is in the market, after inviting a wide group of banks to participate in general syndication.

  • CPFI grows $400m loan

    CPFI grows $400m loan

    Thai agri-business firm Charoen Pokphand Foods’ subsidiary, CPF Investments, is in the market for a new $400m loan.

  • Dry landscape: investors lack ways to shed water risk

    Dry landscape: investors lack ways to shed water risk

    Electric cables have melted, tarmac buckled, businesses closed. Forests and towns have burned. The western US and Canada are in the grip of a savage drought. It ought to be called a once in a lifetime event; unfortunately, that is unlikely to be the case.

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