The Asset
Country Awards 2016

Best Deals - Australia & South Asia

Australia
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Best equity/Best IPO
Link Group A$947 million IPO
Financial adviser:
Rothschild
Joint lead managers, bookrunners and underwriters:
Citi, Deutsche Bank, Macquarie Capital, UBS
Best follow-on offering
Mayne Pharma Group A$888 million follow-on offering
Joint bookrunners, lead managers and underwriters:
Credit Suisse, UBS
Best M&A
A$12 billion acquisition of Asciano by investor consortium
Financial advisers:
Citi, Credit Suisse, Goldman Sachs, Grant Samuel & Associates, Gresham Advisory Partners, J.P. Morgan, Macquarie Capital, UBS
Best corporate bond
Amcor US$600 million bond
Joint lead managers:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, J.P. Morgan
Best bank capital bond
ANZ US$1 billion perpetual additional tier 1 securities
Joint bookrunners:
ANZ, Citi, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Morgan Stanley
Best FIG bond
Westpac Banking Corporation US$5 billion multi-tranche senior unsecured bond
Joint bookrunners:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, HSBC, Morgan Stanley
Best high-yield bond
BlueScope Steel US$500 million senior note
Joint bookrunners:
Credit Suisse, HSBC
Best corporate hybrid bond
AusNet Services US$375 million 60 non-call 5.5-year hybrid offering
Joint structuring advisers and bookrunners:
Citi, UBS
Best acquisition financing
Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board and Global Infrastructure Partners A$3.95 billion acquisition financing for rail business of Asciano
Joint mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners:
BNP Paribas, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Credit Suisse, Societe Generale CIB
Joint mandated lead arrangers:
Agricultural Bank of China, Bank of China, Bank of Communications, China Construction Bank, Export Development Canada, ICBC, J.P. Morgan, Mizuho Bank, Sumitomo Mitsui Banking Corporation
Joint lead arrangers:
ANZ, Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi, First Commercial Bank, Hua Nan Commercial Bank, National Australia Bank, Taiwan Business Bank, Taiwan Cooperative Bank
India
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Best equity/Best IPO
RBL Bank 12.1 billion rupee IPO
Joint global coordinators, bookrunners and lead managers:
Kotak Investment Banking, Axis Capital, Citi, Morgan Stanley
Joint bookrunners lead managers:
HDFC Bank, ICICI Securities, IDFC Securities, IIFL Holdings, SBI Capital Markets
Best QIP
Housing Development Finance Corporation 50 billion rupees non-convertible debentures and 54 billion rupees warrants
Joint global coordinators, bookrunners and lead managers:
Axis Bank, Axis Capital, Citi, HDFC Bank, ICICI Bank, ICICI Securities, IDFC Securities, IndusInd Bank, JM Financial, Kotak Mahindra Capital
Best M&A
American Tower Corporation US$1.2 billion acquisition of 51% stake in Viom Networks
Financial advisers:
Citi, Credit Suisse, Kotak Investment Banking
Best private equity deal
Blackstone Group’s US$1.1 billion acquisition of HP Enterprises shareholding in Mphasis
Financial advisers:
Citi, JM Financial
Best investment grade bond
Export-Import Bank of India US$1 billion bond
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Barclays, Citi, J.P. Morgan, Standard Chartered
Best corporate bond
ONGC Videsh Vankerneft US$1 billion dual-tranche bond
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
Citi, DBS, Mizuho Securities, Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group, SMBC Nikko, Standard Chartered
Best high-yield bond
Glenmark Pharmaceuticals US$200 million bond
Joint global coordinators:
Citi, HSBC
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
ANZ, Barclays, Citi, DBS, HSBC
Best green bond
Axis Bank US$500 million green bond
Joint bookrunners and lead manager:
Axis Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Citi, Credit Agricole CIB, HSBC, J.P. Morgan, Standard Chartered
Best masala bond
Housing Development Finance Corporation 30 billion rupee bond
Joint bookrunners and lead managers:
Axis Bank, Credit Suisse, Nomura
Best liability management
Ascendas India Trust consent solicitation
Sole consent solicitation agent:
Standard Chartered
Best syndicated loan
Birla Carbon Group US$925 million amortizing term loan and revolving credit facilities
Joint mandated lead arrangers, bookrunners and underwriters:
ANZ, Axis Bank, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Credit Agricole CIB, ICICI Bank, Standard Chartered
Pakistan
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Best equity
Engro Fertilizers US$185 million block placement
Sole global coordinator and international lead manager:
Credit Suisse
Domestic lead manager and co-bookrunner:
Arif Habib
Best syndicated loan
Government of Pakistan US$408 million loan
Sole mandated lead arranger & bookrunner:
Credit Suisse
Best microfinance
National Rural Support Programme US$47 million loan
Mandated lead advisors and arrangers:
MCB Bank, NIB Bank
Joint lead arrangers:
Allied Bank, Soneri Bank
Sri Lanka
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Best syndicated loan
Government of the Democratic Socialist Republic of Sri Lanka US$700 million term loan facility
Joint mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners:
Citi, Credit Suisse, Emirates NBD Capital, HSBC, Mashreq Bank
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