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CRC taps demand for hybrid debt securities in US$500m issue

State-controlled China Railway Construction Corp is tapping into new-found investor enthusiasm for hybrid debt securities that will allow it to raise new debt capital, yet have it treated as equity for accounting purposes.

25 Jul 2014 - 5:20AM

State-controlled China Railway Construction Corp is tapping into new-found investor enthusiasm for hybrid debt securities that will allow it to raise new debt capital, yet have it treated as equity for accounting purposes.

CRC taps demand for hybrid debt securities in US$500m issue
Insurance-backed bonds from Chinese firms tempt with high yields

Hong Kong-based First Equity Finance and Singapore-based IFA Capital are raising US$120 million through insurance-backed bonds for two mainland firms.

24 Jul 2014 - 4:51AM

Hong Kong-based First Equity Finance and Singapore-based IFA Capital are raising US$120 million through insurance-backed bonds for two mainland firms.

Insurance-backed bonds from Chinese firms tempt with high yields
Man in the middle

The big three ratings agencies have taken their licks. First came the governance scandals of the 2000s, when they failed to catch a massive accounting fraud by the likes of Enron and WorldCom.

26 Apr 2014 - 2:02AM

The big three ratings agencies have taken their licks. First came the governance scandals of the 2000s, when they failed to catch a massive accounting fraud by the likes of Enron and WorldCom.

Man in the middle