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Allen & Overy advises the managers on the People’s Republic of China’s first USD bond offering open to U.S. investors

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23 October 2020

Allen & Overy has advised the joint lead managers in connection with the multi-tranche Reg S and Rule 144A offering of USD6 billion sovereign bonds by the Ministry of Finance of the People’s Republic of China (Ministry of Finance).

The issuance comprises four tranches including USD1.25 billion 3-year bonds, USD2.25 billion 5-year bonds, USD2 billion 10-year bonds and USD500 million 30-year bonds.

This is another significant issuance by the Ministry of Finance and its first Reg S and Rule 144A USD offering.

Allen & Overy has advised the joint lead managers in connection with the USD and Euro international bond offerings by the Ministry of Finance since 2017. Last December, it issued its record USD6bn sovereign bond, which was the largest Reg S offering by an Asian sovereign at the time.

The Allen & Overy team advised Bank of China, Bank of Communications, China Construction Bank, China International Capital Corporation, BofA Securities, Citigroup, Crédit Agricole CIB, CTBC Bank, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs (Asia) L.L.C., J.P. Morgan, Mizuho Securities and Standard Chartered Bank. The Allen & Overy team comprises Partners Agnes Tsang, Alex Stathopoulos and Jaclyn Yeap supported by Ming Wei Loo, Jiayin Yu and Gordon Ng.

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