Deals analysis

  • Chinese SBLC-backed bond first explained

    03 October 2013

    China ZhengTong Auto last month became the first Chinese private sector issuer to offer a bond backed by a standby letter of credit. Here's how it has opened the market for private sector ChinaCos

  • New York's new sales tax bond explained

    03 October 2013

    New York state will issue its first sales tax bond in 18 years under a new statute enacted in this year’s state budget on October 17th. Their reintroduction forms part of the state’s bond consolidation programme

  • Qihoo 360 landmark convertible explained

    03 October 2013

    Qihoo 360’s convertible bond was not only the first this year but also the largest ever such offering from a US-listed Chinaco. Here’s why it could inspire copycat deals

News analysis

  • IFLR awards 2014: research begins

    23 October 2013

    The research process for IFLR's Asia, Americas and European awards has commenced. Here are the full details on how to participate