Debt offerings fell in the private banking sector in H2 2021

In the second half of 2021, the number of debt issues in private banking decreased by 17.3% compared to the same period in 2020.

This marks a deceleration in growth from the 1.7% increase in transactions that occurred in the first half of 2021 compared to the same period a year earlier.

During the second half of 2021, debt issuances represented 39.6% of all transactions carried out in the sector. This represents a decrease from the figure of 45.5% in the second half of 2020.

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The highest debt offering announced in 2021 (where the deal value was known) is for funds to be raised by China Merchants Bank in a private placement of capital bonds maturing in 2026.

The debt offering is expected to be worth $23,058 million.

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