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Ready for the future?


Ready for the future?

How about joining us on October 19 in Hong Kong for some lunch, some tea and a fast moving showcase of the best Asia’s private debt markets have to offer in between?

How would you like to know…

Where Asia’s private debt markets are heading next?

What a trio of the most interesting global issuers are thinking?

What the cutting edges of structured, SRI, CNH and EM yield plays look like?

And which are the top and fastest growing investor trends in the region?

How would you like to hear from…

Award winning Issuers! -The CFO, Treasurer and Board Member of Aroundtown, MTR and BPCE on their borrowing plans going forward.

MTN and PP market leaders! – Revealing where investors are likely to turn next for yield and how issuers and dealers can best exploit that.

Watch Asia’s top structures pitch their ingenious engineering for institutional yield hunters.

A leading economist – on what liberalisation and innovation in the Panda and CNH markets will deliver in 2018

The mtn-i Asia editorial team – pitching the fastest growing investor trends in 10 minutes.

How do you fancy…

Lunch in the 5 star Grand Hyatt pool house, followed by this amazing programme, and then the chance to exchange cards and 4 minutes of ice breaking with Asia’s leading issuers, dealers and structures over tea?

Does this sound like an afternoon of inspiration by the pool that you can afford to miss?

Check out the showcase menu here!

It’s just a week away! Don’t miss out! Call +44 20 7437 1331 to book your pass now!

Asia’s best funding opportunities revealed!


It’s no secret that many of the international primary market’s best funding opportunities for borrowers are to be found in Asia’s private debt markets.

Across the region, and up and down the capital structure, borrowers are diversifying their investor bases and bagging funding deep inside benchmark levels from a growing array of non-benchmark products.

And the very deep pools of liquidity on the buyside are hungry for more from Uridashi, Formosa, MTN and Structured MTN and SRI issuers to name but a few.

So get our fully researched Top 10 growth trends, hear 5 minute pitches from dealers and borrowers who’ve already tapped them and enjoy lunch and speed-networking with their originators!

Don’t miss our Networking Lunch and 8th Asia Pacific Showcase in Hong Kong on October 19th.

Sign up now for your complimentary issuer / investor showcase pass by emailing events@mtn-i.com.

Check out the showcase menu here!

Time to think about the 15th MTN Awards…


Nominations open this month for our 15th MTN Awards!

Which Deals, Dealers, Issuers, Investors and Rising Stars deserve recognition at our MTN Awards?

Submit your deal, dealer or issuer nominations to stand a chance of winning one of our recognised and respected awards.

  • Deals of the Year
  • Investor Solutions
  • Dealers and Issuers of the Year
  • Rising Stars

Send us your nominations in Word, PDF, Powerpoint or email format. Please include term sheets, data submissions and other supporting material.

NOMINATIONS OPEN: 23rd October 2017
SUBMISSIONS & PITCH DEADLINE: 8th December 2017

So get ready!

  • Nominate your deals, solutions, performances and rising star stories by email to awards@mtn-i.com
  • Book your pitch call / meeting with us by email to awards@mtn-i.com or call +44 (0) 20 7437 1331
  • Save the date: 8th February 2018
  • Think about clients & colleagues to celebrate with on the night!

And Save these dates!

  • 19th October 2017 for our 8th Asia Pacific Showcase & Awards, Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong
  • 28th November 2017 for our MTN market charity fun run, London
  • 5th December 2017 for our London MTN Christmas Party, The London EDITION Hotel
  • 8th February 2018 for our 15th MTN Showcase & Global Awards, The Andaz Hotel, London

Should you have any questions or require any clarification about the awards process please call us on +44 20 7437 1331or email awards@mtn-i.com.

*INVITE* MTN Market 5k!

We are hosting a charity 5k fun run on 28th November for the MTN community.

Not only can you jog / walk / run beside MTN market colleagues, meet potential clients and make new connections, you will also be doing a wonderful thing by supporting our two fantastic charities: CATS Foundation and Free to Be Kids.

Make sure you CLICK HERE to sign up by donating £15. Email events@mtn-i.com to let us know what size t-shirt you’ll need!

*THE 2017 APAC WINNERS* mtn-i Asia Pacific Awards

Asia goes green!

We’re proud to announce a set of 2017 Asia-Pacific MTN awards today that further highlight the deepening sophistication of the region’s private debt markets. In the past year dealers and issuers have once again set new innovation standards in meeting investor requirements across multiple asset classes – including a ground-breaking offering of weather-linked notes.

From triple-B European corporate credit sold into China in US dollars to ‘pandemic bonds’ from the senior triple-A supranational, we recognise a host of landmark Asian transactions over the past 12 months. These illustrate vividly how the region’s investors are fuelling some of the key trends in global debt capital.

Down the credit curve!

Buyers’ continuing search for yield has underpinned much of this activity. It has driven a regulatory softening in Taiwan, for example, where insurers’ new access to triple-B instruments brought a stand-out first Formosa from Mexico’s CFE.

A jumbo private CLO targeted similar Taiwanese appetite, while further Latin American exposure traded in yen. In addition, several substantial triple-B issues from other regions drew Chinese demand.

Currency solutions!

Korea’s appetite for asset swaps heads other yield solutions recognised in these awards. The country’s life insurers have taken down a raft of Canadian dollar and Swedish kronor issues swapped back to won, while arbitrage from Euros is an emerging trend.

Currency activity has also brought new landmarks in frontier units such as Myanmar kyats and Papua New Guinean kina.

Meanwhile, subordinated debt and very long-dated corporate issues provided yield solutions in established regional currencies like Hong Kong dollars and yen.

SRI surge!

At the same time, the theme of social and environmental returns loomed larger than ever before in Asian private debt. We’re glad to recognise a raft of socially responsible debt initiatives throughout the region in these awards.

These include Taiwan’s co-ordinated opening of a domestic green bond sector, which we acknowledge with one of our Editor’s Awards. This was subsequently expanded by the first green Formosa.

The Australian and Hong Kong dollar markets broke new ground with green offerings too, including a very substantial US private placement.

Our Asian Issuer of the Year, Export-Import Bank of Korea, featured with a very rare private green Indian rupee note as well.

Japan, the original green debt market, was inevitably a significant element too. In particular, Nippon Life drove several SRI landmarks – including a very rare non-SSA social bond from France’s BPCE.

Join the dots!

Our event is more than a dinner – it’s a chance to join the dots between all these new products, investor axes and their issuers and dealers at our Networking Lunch and Afternoon Showcase.

  • So make sure to ask your winning clients to attend the Networking Lunch, Showcase and Awards Dinner!
  • Invite them to make a 5-minute pitch in the ‘MTN, Credit & Structured Solutions Showcase’ to inspire more MTN inquiry for their name.
  • Pitch your own award winning achievement in the showcase to your attending clients and everyone else’s!

And hurry, because seating in the Grand Hyatt Pool House is limited!

Signed up yet? Here’s what you need to do…

mtn-i Events *DATES TO SAVE*

We’ve a lot coming up…
Here are some dates for your diary!

With so much coming up we would like to share some key dates for your diary over the coming months for you and your team to join with us and the MTN community…

Nominating for our APac Awards

  • LAST CALL for Pitches: 25th August 2017
  • For more information, to submit nominations or to arrange a pitch call / meeting please email awards@mtn-i.com or call us on +44 (0)20 7437 1331.

8th APac Showcase & Awards

  • The Grand Hyatt Pool House, Hong Kong
  • 19th October 2017
  • Click here to register online or email events@mtn-i.com to book multiple delegate passes or award dinner tables.

Nominating for the MTN Awards

  • We open for nominations on 23rd October 2017
  • For more information, to submit nominations or to arrange a pitch call / meeting please email awards@mtn-i.com or call us on +44 (0)207437 1331. Pitches must be COMPLETE by 8th December 2017.

London MTN Christmas Party

Nominating for our Americas Awards

  • We open for nominations on 9th January 2018
  • For more information, to submit nominations or to arrange a pitch call / meeting please email awards@mtn-i.com or call us on +44 (0)207 437 1331. Pitches must be COMPLETE by 23rd February 2018.

15th MTN Showcase & Awards

  • Andaz Liverpool Street Hotel
  • 8th February 2018
  • Email events@mtn-i.com to book delegate passes and awards dinner tables.

12th Americas Structured Note Showcase & Awards

  • The Four Seasons, Miami
  • 12th April 2018
  • Email events@mtn-i.com to book your delegate passes and award dinner table.

For sponsorship, speaking or advertising opportunities please email shannon@mtn-i.com.
For general enquiries email events@mtn-i.com or call us on +44 20 7437 1331.

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