The People’s Republic of China issues the first Euro-denominated sovereign bonds in 15 years
13 November 2019
The EUR4 billion sovereign bond issuance consisted of a EUR2 billion 7-year tranche, EUR1 billion 12-year tranche and EUR1 billion 20-year tranche. The bonds were dual-listed on the London Stock Exchange plc and Euronext Access, a market of Euronext in Paris.
This transaction is a key milestone for the People’s Republic of China and will create a new Euro pricing benchmark for Chinese companies raising funds through issuing Euro-denominated bonds.
The Allen & Overy team advised Bank of China, Bank of Communications, China International Capital Corporation, BofA Securities, Citigroup, Commerzbank, Crédit Agricole CIB, Deutsche Bank, HSBC, Société Générale, Standard Chartered Bank and UBS. Partner Agnes Tsang and Of Counsel Jaclyn Yeap led the team, supported by Alan Zhang, Tiffany Tse, Jiayin Yu and Evelyn Zhu.
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