Asia's Credit Markets / Edition 1 available in Hardcover
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Debt capital markets and loans business has become truly global during the past few years. Many European and US issuers are visiting Asia's credit markets regularly to tap into what is one of the most important investor pools. The same holds true for non-Asian investors who are regularly approached by Asian issuers planning or conducting international road shows and non-Asian bankers who facilitate such investor relations' exercises, or simply want to understand the dynamics and mechanics of Asia's credit markets.
About the Author
Florian Schmidt has been professionally involved in Asia's debt capital markets since 1993. Responsible for the origination and execution of a large number of bond issues - public and private, 'plain vanilla' and structured - for Asian issuers in the international and most local markets, he worked with Deutsche Bank, Nomura and HSBC in the past. His current assignment is Principal, Asia Debt Capital Markets with Bank of America.
When this book was written Florian spent one and a half years with the editorial team of IFR Asia, covering secondary bond trading, syndicated loans and distressed debt. The assignment allowed him to conduct valuable market research and interviews with top decison makers in the region's financial markets.
Florian holds a Master's Degree in Business Administration from the University of Munster/Germany.
Table of Contents
Chapter 1. From High-Yield to High-Grade.
Chapter 2. Significance of International Bond Issuance for Asia.
Chapter 3. Local Bond Markets - the funding alternative for Asia.
Chapter 4. Linked Recovery - syndicated lending in post-crisis Asia.
Chapter 5. Credit Derivatives - protection sold into liquidity.
Chapter 6. Debt Restructuring in Asia.
Chapter 7. Where next? An Assessment on Asia's Financial Markets.
Appendix 1: Integrating the finances of East Asia.
Appendix 2: Capital Flows in East Asia since the 1997 Crisis.
Appendix 3: Bibliography.