Crédit Agricole CIB, recognised leading MTN expert at the mtn-i Asia-Pacific Awards
Asian MTN Dealer of the Year
Our Asia-Pacific franchise, which specialises in cross-border flows, bridge global SSA, FI and Corporate credits with Asia liquidity, was recognised for excellence at the mtn-i Asia Pacific Awards this year, receiving 4 awards, including the top award: Asian MTN Dealer of the Year.
Benjamin Lamberg, Global Head of MTNs & Private Placements, Head of Credit Asia, commented: “We have built solid cross-border flows bridging continents. From leading the distribution of global credit into Asia, we are also now starting to be a recognised leader in providing Asian credits to global investors. And this is only a beginning, with the integration of the Chinese financial market into the global economy. Within 5 years, a number of Asian issuers will become as frequent issuers in international bond markets, as the likes of World Bank, BMW or Crédit Agricole!”
Deal of the Year awards
We were also honoured with two Deal of the Year awards:
- Our placement of Emirates NDB, the leading UAE bank, in a very long dated 20 year MTN format in AUD, placed to Taiwanese lifers received Deal of the Year accolade. Abrar Hussain, Head of DCM Middle East commented: “Our capacity to distribute the credit of our Middle East issuers in Asia is a strong differentiating factor for our Bank. Our capacity to source Asian liquidity whether in RMB, USD or AUD is now a structural feature of our franchise. And the quality of our ‘Formosa‘ franchise and Taiwan team is now recognised in the region.”
- Our work in helping China Development Bank Financial Leasing enter the MTN market for the first time, was also awarded with ‘Deal of the year’ accolade. Funding for CDB Financial Leasing. Li June, Head of Financial Institutions Group, China: “Our capacity to bring a new issuer such as CDB Financial Leasing into international markets is a strong differentiator. The private placement products are a great tool to help Chinese issuer access new global investors, and our bank is leading this segment.”
Investor Solutions’ award
Our self-led capacity earned the ‘Investor Solutions’ award!
“Over the years, Crédit Agricole CIB, as a credit story but also as a leader of financial innovation for investors, has built a strong franchise across Asia. This helps build a strong and reliable source of recurring liquidity for our bank in the region and a reputation of financial innovator”, Wing Cheung, Head of Structuring and Product Development for Asia, noted.
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