We are a key player in the Asia-Pacific region where we work closely with clients to develop and implement tailored debt solutions for fund-raising in various situations. Our product capabilities include fixed income comprising local and regional currency bonds including SGD, MYR, THB and HKD, syndicated loans and securitisation. We have a strong team of professionals across the region working closely with our coverage bankers to originate, structure, underwrite and syndicate the debt products.
The fixed income market provides an avenue for corporate clients to diversify their funding sources. Besides according speed and flexibility in meeting financing and refinancing requirements, tapping the bond market also allows issuers to conserve bank lines for other purposes. In this way, the bond market serves as a complementary and diversified funding source to the bank market.
The services we provide include advising on the optimum capital structure, credit rating process, fund-raising structure, and underwriting and placement of fund-raising instruments including Bonds, Commercial Papers (CP) / Medium Term Notes (MTN) and etc.
As one of the market leaders in arranging and underwriting syndicated loan transactions, our Debt Capital Markets team provides structured and customised financing solutions to meet each client’s unique and specific business requirements for a wide range of loan purposes. This ranges from corporate style-financing, working capital requirements and debt refinancing to more complex transactions related to acquisitions and privatisations.
We work with our corporate and institutional clients across a wide range of industries including real estate, financial institutions, agriculture, commodities, industrials, telecom, media, technology, oil and gas, infrastructure and transportation. Through the use of syndicated financing, our clients have been able to expand their network of banking relationships, positioning them to better capitalise on growth opportunities.
Our market-leading position may be attributed to the following key success factors underpinning our overall loans strategy:
- Strong Client Relationships: UOB has strong client and institutional relationships across its diverse client franchise with traction at various levels
- Balance Sheet: UOB is committed to providing underwriting and anchor commitments in well-structured syndicated loan transactions
- Connectivity & Platform Maximization: UOB has presence in most of the key markets that our clients are located and our strong team of professionals work closely across the region to provide debt solutions
- In-depth Market & Structuring Knowledge: UOB has in-depth market knowledge and structuring know-how given the wealth of in-house experience and with up-to-date awareness of market trends and investor appetite