Tuesday February 20, 2018 12:44

BILLION Press Releases

Trade/Project Financier, Bachmann Welser To Launch USD 2 billion Project Finance Stcoks—19 Feb 18

Global Trade/Project Financier, Bachmann & Welser will launch a USD 2 billion Project finance fund in March 2018 with funds that will be backed by several private and institutional investors. (Logo:

Spotlight Shines on Vietnam as Southeastern Asia MRO Market Prepares for Rapid General—19 Feb 18

Aviation Week's Fleet and MRO Forecast predicts the Southeast Asia market will generate US $5.8 billion in MRO demand in 2018, while the broader Asia-Pacific MRO market is expected to generate US $22.6 billion by 2027, at 4.3% per annum. Preparing for

World Banks Commitment to Iraq Reaches US$4.7 Billion Stcoks—15 Feb 18

Kuwait- The World Bank Group and the Government of Iraq signed two projects today totaling US$510 million to help the Iraqi people by improving living conditions, enhancing water supplies, and creating jobs. The two projects along with the ongoing US$750

Building Resilience into Development: Pioneering Earthquake Bonds Reinforce World Bank Leadership Stcoks—09 Feb 18

Washington, DC, February 8, 2018—The World Bank, the leading provider of natural disaster risk insurance for emerging and developing countries, has issued catastrophe bonds that will provide a total of US$1.36 billion in earthquake coverage to

อัลตร้า เวลท์ กรุ๊ป รวมนักธุรกิจระดับท็อปรับน้องรุ่น 4 ทั่วไป—08 Feb 18

รวมนักธุรกิจระดับท็อปรับน้องรุ่น 4…. หลักสูตรอบรมการลงทุน อัลตร้า เวลท์ กรุ๊ป (Ultra Wealth Group) จัดงาน "Billionaires on the Beach" (บิลเลี่ยนแนร์ส ออน เดอะ บีช) รับน้องรุ่นที่ 4 เสริม ความมั่งคั่งด้านมิตรภาพ นำขบวนโดย ชัชวาลย์ เจียรวนนท์

Petroleos Mexicanos# $2.5 Billion And $1.5 Billion Senior Unsecured Notes Rated Stcoks—08 Feb 18

MEXICO CITY (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 7, 2018--S&P Global Ratings assigned its 'BBB+' issue-level ratings to Petroleos Mexicanos' (PEMEX; foreign currency: BBB+/Stable/--; local currency: A-/Stable/--) $2.5 billion 5.35% senior unsecured notes

Red de Carreteras de Occidente #BBB+# And #mxAAA# Issue-Level Ratings Affirmed On New Loan And Stcoks—08 Feb 18

MEXICO CITY (S&P Global Ratings) Feb. 7, 2018--S&P Global affirmed its 'BBB+' global scale issue-level rating on Red de Carreteras de Occidente, S.A.B. de C.V.'s (RCO's) MXN7.5 billion senior secured notes due 2028. We also affirmed our 'mxAAA'

World Bank Affirms Position as Largest Sovereign Risk Insurance Provider with Multi-Country Stcoks—08 Feb 18

Washington, DC, February 7, 2018—The World Bank (International Bank for Reconstruction and Development) issued sustainable development bonds that collectively provide US$1.36 billion in earthquake protection to Chile, Colombia, Mexico and

KBank reserves 48 billion Baht in cash for the 2018 Chinese New Year Stcoks—07 Feb 18

KBank plans to maintain 48 billion Baht in cash reserves at KBank branches and K-ATMs to service customers during the upcoming Chinese New Year festival, February 13-16, 2018. Of the total, 21 billion Baht is for 1,029 KBank branches nationwide,

Bangkok Bank reserves cash of Baht 35 billion to meet demand during the Chinese New Year festival Stcoks—07 Feb 18

Bangkok Bank will be reserving more than Baht 35 billion of cash at its 1,000-plus branches, including micro branches, and its nationwide network of 10,000 ATMs in order to meet the higher demand during the Chinese New Year festival. The bank will also

Italian bank Intesa lays out ambitious recovery plan Stcoks—07 Feb 18

Italian bank Intesa SanPaolo says that it will consider partnership with a big asset manager as part of it new five-year business plan. The bank on Tuesday laid out an ambitious plan that calls for earnings of 6 billion euros ($7.4 billion) by 2021, up

Singapore Airshow 2018: Asias Largest Aviation and Defense Event Breaks Traditional Limits and General—06 Feb 18

The prospect that 2036 will see aircrafts transporting 7.8 billion passengers worldwide poses both an exciting opportunity and a riveting challenge to the global aviation industry. Singapore is a frontrunner in addressing this growing demand, and will

Sasol#s R13,6 billion FT Wax Expansion Project Complete, Successfully Energy—06 Feb 18

Today, Sasol inaugurated the full completion of its R13,6 billion FT Wax Expansion Project (FTWEP). Phase 2 began beneficial operation in March 2017, while phase 1 was commissioned in 2015. "With completion of this project, South Africa is now one of

Growth in payments drives SWIFT annual traffic to exceed seven billion message Stcoks—30 Jan 18

SWIFT's FIN traffic rose to an all-time high of 7.1 billion messages in 2017, fuelled by double-digit growth in global payments. While SWIFT's FIN traffic grew by 9% over the year, FIN Payment traffic rose by 12%, driven by growth across all regions and

More than 1 billion women lack legal protection against domestic sexual violence, finds World Bank Stcoks—02 Feb 18

WASHINGTON, February 1, 2018 – More than one billion women lack legal protection against domestic sexual violence, says new research from the World Bank. The study, Global and Regional Trends in Women's Legal Protection Against Domestic Violence

Vantage Data Centers Issuer LLC $1.1 Billion Notes Series 2018-1 Assigned Preliminary Stcoks—01 Feb 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 31, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary ratings to Vantage Data Centers Issuer LLC's $1.1 billion data center revenue notes series 2018-1 (see list). The note issuance is primarily backed by

Habitat Group announces its 2018 investment plan Properties—31 Jan 18

The company plans to launch 5 new properties for investment projects worth 4 billion baht this year, kicking off the ultra-luxury segment in CBD zone for the first time. Habitat Group announced its 2018 investment plan totaling 4,000 million baht by

China Cinda Finance (2017) I Ltd.#s MTN Program Drawdown Assigned #A-# Stcoks—29 Jan 18

HONG KONG (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 29, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'A-' long-term issue rating to a proposed US$3.25 billion drawdown by China Cinda Finance (2017) I Ltd. from its medium-term notes (MTN) program. To accommodate

Japan Housing Finance Agency#s 180.8 Billion Series 129 Structured Issuance Assigned #AAA (sf)# Stcoks—26 Jan 18

TOKYO (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 26, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today said it has assigned its 'AAA (sf)' rating to Japan Housing Finance Agency's (JHF) JPY / CNY180.8 billion series 129 fixed-rate residential mortgage-secured pass-through

Young Living Names Jared Turner President and Chief Operating Officer General—26 Jan 18

Young Living Essential Oils , the world leader in essential oils, has named Jared S. Turner as its President and Chief Operating Officer. He has been a driving force in growing Young Living to a billion-dollar business by increasing revenue by over 800

[SPSF] Auto Trust 2015-3 Senior Beneficial Interests And ABL Ratings Affirmed At #AAA Stcoks—25 Jan 18

TOKYO (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 25, 2018--S&P Global SF Japan Inc. (SPSF) today said it has affirmed its 'AAA (sf)' ratings on Auto Trust 2015-3's JPY / CNY31.5 billion senior beneficial interests and asset-backed loan (ABL) due June 2022. The

BOC Aviation#s Senior Unsecured Notes Rated #A-# Stcoks—25 Jan 18

SINGAPORE (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 25, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'A-' long-term issue rating to a proposed issuance of senior unsecured notes by BOC Aviation Ltd. (A-/Stable/--) under the company's US$10 billion global

SET welcomes Bhiraj Office REIT on January 23 Stcoks—22 Jan 18

The Stock Exchange of Thailand (SET) will list Bhiraj Office Leasehold Real Estate Investment Trust (BOFFICE) worth THB 6.61 billion (approx. USD 200 million) on January 23, 2018, under the ticker symbol " BOFFICE". SET Senior Executive Vice President

Bangkok Bank reports 2017 net profit of Baht 33.0 billion Stcoks—19 Jan 18

In 2017, the Thai economy continued to expand, primarily due to higher growth in exports and tourism as well as a recovery in overseas demand from the global economy, which expanded by a better than expected pace. However, the diverging monetary policies

SCB Announces 2017 Net Profit of Baht 43.2 Billion Stcoks—19 Jan 18

Siam Commercial Bank and its subsidiaries announced a net profit of Baht 43,152 million for 2017 (based on unaudited consolidated financial statements), a 9.4% decrease from 2016. Lower net profit was primarily due to higher prudent provisions set aside

Ripple co-founder loses $44 billion on paper during cryptocurrency Stcoks—19 Jan 18

The digital currency plunge has wiped billions from the paper fortune of a cryptocurrency billionaire in just a few weeks. Ripple's XRP coin has fallen 74 percent from an all-time high of $3.84 hit on Jan. 4, erasing $44 billion from the holdings of

Harbor Freight Tools USA Inc.#s Senior Secured Term Loan Rated #BB-# (Recovery Rating: Stcoks—19 Jan 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 18, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its 'BB-' issue-level rating and '3' recovery rating to California-based tool and equipment retailer Harbor Freight Tools USA Inc.'s (HFT) proposed $2.16 billion

Benchmark 2018-B1 Mortgage Trust $1.166 Billion Certificates Assigned Preliminary Stcoks—17 Jan 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 16, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary ratings to Benchmark 2018-B1 Mortgage Trust's $1.166 billion commercial mortgage pass-through certificates series 2018-B1 (see list). The certificate

ALM XIV Ltd./ALM XIV LLC $1.364 Billion Notes Assigned Preliminary Stcoks—17 Jan 18

NEW YORK (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 16, 2018--S&P Global Ratings today assigned its preliminary ratings to ALM XIV Ltd./ALM XIV LLC's $1.364 billion floating-rate notes (see list). The note issuance is collateralized loan obligation (CLO)

[SPSF] GC Repackaging 2017-2 Ltd.#s Notes Assigned #AAA# Rating Stcoks—12 Jan 18

TOKYO (S&P Global Ratings) Jan. 12, 2018--S&P Global SF Japan Inc. (SPSF) today said it has assigned its 'AAA' rating to the JPY / CNY22.54 billion floating-rate class A notes due 2030 issued by GC Repackaging 2017-2 Ltd. (the "issuer"), a