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Meet Asia’s private debt leaders & innovators!

When so many of the world’s best funding opportunities are in Asia’s private debt markets, who better to get the inside track from than these markets’ leaders and innovators?

Join us in Hong Kong this month to hear from the World Bank, BPCE, Credit Agricole, HSBC, ING, Jefferies, Mizuho and Standard Chartered – an outstanding line-up of top market players from key institutions connecting the region’s deep pools of liquidity with international borrowers!

Covering the full range of Asian private debt opportunities – including the Uridashi, Formosa, SRI and MTN/Structured MTN sectors – our confirmed speakers include:

Also on offer:

  • mtn-i’s fully researched Top 10 growth trends
  • 5-minute pitches from pioneering dealers and issuers
  • lunch and speed networking with the region’s originators

So don’t miss our Networking Lunch and 9th Asia-Pacific Showcase & Awards in Hong Kong on 18th October. Email to book your delegate pass now!

Check out the showcase agenda here!

*THE 2018 APAC WINNERS* mtn-i Asia Pacific Awards

mtn-i’s 2018 Asia-Pacific Award Winners!

mtn-i’s 2018 Asia-Pacific MTN Awards reveal the region’s private debt investors buying into their broadest range of credits, currencies and innovative structures yet, while also pioneering digital distribution. And more than ever, they highlight the unique contribution that MTN private placements make to the incubation of innovation and pioneering of new capital market frontiers in the region and beyond!

Themes and Growth Targeted

We’ve put major emphasis on recognising the evolution of the most significant Asian capital market themes and growth trends across our award categories – cross-border and unrated corporate credit origination, the rise of Gulf bank and sovereign issuance, next-generation structuring solutions and digitisation, and the evolution of the green and social bond space among them!

One of the most striking aspects of this year’s awards is how many of the winning deals and performances combine these themes – underlining investor appetite for new stories! You’ll have the opportunity to be pitched these stories in person against the clock at our Asia-Pacific Showcase Lunch in Hong Kong on 18th October, before celebrating at the evening’s Awards Dinner.

24,000 Trades Crunched

The awards are the result of 25 presentations and conference calls with dealers and issuers pitching 150 deal and performance candidates! We put the mtn-i data platform’s analytic tools to work on the 24,000 Asia-targeted deals we’ve reported in the last year totalling a whopping USD240bn.

We also identified the region’s top 10 most important themes and growth trends so that we could calibrate the relevance of our decisions and balance selections overall. These were also helpful in resolving impassioned argument among the editorial team over our choices and will feature along with many of the winners in our Asia-Pacific Showcase on 18th October.

Disruptive Dealers

More excitingly still, beyond the economic and regulatory factors driving these diversifications, buyers are also reaping the produce of a ‘start-up’ culture at some investment banks in Asia. Where once newcomers chased the core flow business of dominant players, several of our awards recognise the entrepreneurial exploitation of niche global expertise and client relationships in new ‘disruptive’ investor solutions.

Natixis launched a raft of next-generation structures, including the world’s first Asian index for structured products. CBA led the World Bank’s landmark debut bond-i blockchain deal and collaborated with DTW on further ground-breaking green funding for Monash University. ING delivered an unrated corporate in green format in two Asian EM currencies.

Formosa Flows

While we’ve recognised the most significant innovation and exploration, the Awards embrace performance in the region’s biggest capital flows. Although not the biggest year in the Formosa markets history, a Deal of the Year award recognises its first sovereign issuer and biggest ever deal – Qatar’s USD6bn debut, along with a Dealer of the Year award for Standard Chartered’s leadership and innovation in the product and a Rising Star award for SocGen’s success in delivering Korean issuers and its rise up the rankings.

Meanwhile, the stratospheric growth and notable ambition of Export-Import Bank of China’s MTN output has landed the credit a Rising Star award.

Gulf Stream

The key role of Asian investors in funding Gulf banks and sovereigns’ USD18bn in private debt over the last year is reflected across an Issuer of the Year award for Qatar National Bank and three deal awards. Besides Qatar’s debut, these recognise both Emirates NBD and QNB.

Corporates Rising

Recognition of the USD21bn raised by over 70 corporates from privately placed debt in Asia in the last year is highlighted across five different award categories. They include Deal of the Year awards for Chilean mining company Codelco’s Formosa debut and a series of previously unseen corporates into key Japanese institutional accounts. An Investor Solutions award credits HSBC’s distribution of LatAm credits and a Power Performer award applauds Daimler’s pioneering leadership of China’s Panda private placement market.

Green and Social Blooming

A five-strong Deal of the Year series recognises the diverse evolution of both the green and the social private placement scene in Asia. This embraces SSA and corporate issuance, education and healthcare themes, growth in green Formosas, and multi-currency demand across AUD, CAD, EUR, and PLN.

Power Houses

Our Asian Debt Dealer of the Year award to HSBC recognises the depth and strength of the firm’s reach across Asian debt markets as well as the leadership recognised in its Deal of the Year and Investor Solutions awards. Our Asian Private Placement Dealer of the Year award for Credit Agricole spotlights its prolific cross-regional origination of credits spanning an unrivalled number of Asia’s key themes and growth trends.

Index Excitement

Finally, our Editor’s Award – reserved for initiatives whose impact extends beyond any series of deals – recognises the pioneering collaboration between Natixis (our Structured Dealer of the Year) and Korea Exchange in creating the KOSPI 3 Index, the first ever Asian index designed for structured products.

Inspiration Exchange

We are greatly looking forward to sharing the knowledge and inspiration researched and recognised by our Awards and our Winners with you at our 2018 Asia-Pacific Awards Showcase on 18th October. After the networking lunch in the Grand Hyatt Pool House our award-winning CFOs, Treasurers and deal makers will share their funding needs and structuring expertise in 5-minute power pitches. And after our own Top 10 trend countdown and key market panel you can speed network with them over tea. Later we’ll be celebrating with all our winners at the Awards Dinner.


And on to the Uridashis

Don’t forget! Our 1st Uridashi Awards will be held in Tokyo on 23rd October. There’s still time to pitch – nominations close 21st September. Click here for more about the Uridashi Awards.

Save the date and sign up NOW!

  • 18th October 2018 for our Asia-Pacific Showcase and Awards
  • Showcase Lunch – network with the award-winning CFOs, Treasurers and deal makers and hear their 5-minute Power Pitches
  • Awards Dinner – invite your clients, book your table and share your success with Asia’s award-winners
  • Check out the Showcase Outline HERE (speakers will be announced soon!)
  • REGISTER ONLINE TODAY – it literally takes 3 minutes! Or call us on +44 20 7437 1331 / email

*NOMINATIONS CLOSING SOON* mtn-i Asia-Pacific Awards


You can still nominate or pitch deal, dealer or issuer achievements in the following categories:

  • Deals of the Year
  • Investor Solutions
  • Rising Stars
  • Dealers & Issuers of the Year
  • Power Performers
  • Market Future

You have until 31st August to:

  • Submit your nominations
  • Arrange a conference call to pitch with the mtn-i team

Email your submission to or call us on +44 (0)20 7437 1331.

Save the date to celebrate:

18th October 2018 – Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong

We are currently running a 10% early-bird discount on all bookings.
Email to book your table now!

Announcing mtn-i’s 1st Uridashi Awards!


Announcing mtn-i’s 1st Uridashi Awards!

Since 2001 mtn-i’s news and data has revealed Uridashi buyers to be the planet’s most adventurous equity, FX, SRI and even weather-linked bond buyers. And one of the most reliable sources of cost-effective capital for international SSA and FIG issuers.

We’ve recognised numerous Uridashi deal, issuer, dealer and distributor achievements in our mtn-i Asia-Pacific Awards since their inception in 2010.

Now in honour of the market’s value and importance to issuers and investors and ongoing innovation, we are proud and excited to announce the launch of our 1st mtn-i Uridashi Awards.

Nominations are now open in the categories below. We will be presenting awards to the winners at a special reception in Tokyo on October 23rd.

The Uridashi Awards complement mtn-i’s newly enhanced news and Uridashi data platform, which already features over 11,000 deal records totalling over USD350bn-equivalent of sales.


  • Deals of the Year *
  • Issuer of the Year
  • Dealer of the Year
  • Investor Solutions
  • Power Performers
  • Rising Stars **
  • Structurer of the Year
  • Digital Distributor of the Year
  • Market Future Award

* Structured, vanilla, green and SRI are all eligible
** Manufacturers, issuers, dealers and distributors are eligible

Inspire us!

We look forward to receiving your pitches and to celebrating with you the Uridashi market’s bestachievements and innovations in 2018.

How to pitch!

We welcome your ideas and inspiration in any format. We particularly enjoy pitch calls to discuss your nominations.
Pitches must be complete by 21st September.

Contact us!

Email or call us on +44(0) 20 7437 1331 to book a pitch or if you have any questions about the awards.

Let $100 billion of Uridashi Data Help You!

The mtn-i news, data and analytics platform has reported over USD100bn of Uridashi deals since 2015– including extensive coverage of supranational issues.

They include over 5,000 structured and vanilla trades across 6 asset classes, 19 product types and 12 currencies.

Access our system and use its powerful analytical tools to explore ideas and support your pitch – email now for a free trial and tutorial.

And stay up to date with the latest Uridashi marketing filings and deal pricings with our daily news, data and analytics.

Start receiving these now! Email for access.

And thank you!

We are all very excited and honoured at mtn-i to be deepening our coverage and recognition of the Uridashi market.

Thank you so much for your time and attention and taking part.

Please reach out to me or our Tokyo-based colleague Reiko Terakawa ( / +3 103 4810 3248)

We’d love to hear from you.

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Inspire us! APac award nominations are open!

Inspire us!

Across the Asia Pacific region, investor demand is booming and embracing an ever-broader array of credits, products and currencies in the MTN and private placement space.

Here at mtn-i the search is on to find the deals, dealers, issuers, investors, investor solutions, innovations and landmarks that will star in the Asia Pacific Showcase and Awards this October.

Alongside traditional deepening and diversification of these capital pools, appetite for socially responsible and green initiatives are changing issuer and investor behaviour.

And Fintech innovations are poised to change how issuers, dealers and investors interact!

With your engagement we can’t fail to produce an inspirational and informative showcase for you and your clients.

So pitch us!

  • Your Deals
  • Your Investor Solutions
  • Your Rising Stars
  • Your Dealers of the Year
  • Your Issuers of the Year
  • Your growth stories and trends
  • Your visions for how Asia’s private debt markets will evolve!

We welcome your contributions in any format, face to face, on a call or even via blockchain.

PITCH DEADLINE: 31st August 2018

  • Book your pitch call / meeting at or +44 (0) 20 7437 1331
  • Save the date to celebrate: 18th October 2018 – Grand Hyatt, Hong Kong We are currently running a 10% early-bird discount so book your table now!
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