Samurai bond


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Samurai bond

A yen-denominated bond issued in Tokyo by a non-Japanese borrower. Related: Bulldog bond and Yankee bond.

Samurai Bond

A foreign bond denominated in Japanese yen and traded in the Japan. In order to raise capital from Japanese investors, a non-Japanese company may choose to sell a bond in Japan. See also: Bulldog Bond, Yankee Bond.

Samurai bond

A yen-denominated bond issued by a non-Japanese firm or institution.
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For the initial Samurai bond issuance, Mizuho Bank Ltd, HSBC Bank Malaysia Bhd and Daiwa Capital Markets Ltd had collaborated with Affin Hwang Investment Bank Bhd as joint lead arrangers and bookrunners.
De Leon earlier said the BTr is eyeing an initial $750 million equivalent to yen issuance for the samurai bond but decided to increase the offer to around $850 million seeing the tightness in spreads from the investors.
The country issued USD850 billion worth of Samurai bond, upsized from the initial plan of USD750 million, to address strong demand from investors, De Leon said.
The Philippines raised some $860 million or 92 billion yen from the sale in Japan of yen-denominated samurai bonds across four tenors that all fetched yields below 1 percent.
Manila's Samurai bond coupon was set at 0.38 percent, 0.54 percent, and 0.99 percent for the three-, five, and 10-year tranches, respectively.
Last August, the Philippines also sold 154.2 billion yen ($1.434 billion) in samurai bonds across three tenors, ending the country's eight-year absence in the Japanese debt market.
The Export-Import Bank of India (Exim Bank) has issued 10-year bonds in the Japanese bond market (Samurai bonds) for JPY20bn (about USD170m or INR10bn), the Hindu Business Line has reported.
M2 EQUITYBITES-June 6, 2012--Korea Development Bank to price Samurai bond on 13 Jun - report(C)2012 M2 COMMUNICATIONS http://www.m2.com
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Summary: ABU DHABI - The National Bank of Abu Dhabi (NBAD), nation's second biggest bank by assets, has become the first Arab bank that has issued its inaugural yen-denominated Samurai bond worth Dh454.7 million.
The National Bank of Abu Dhabi, a leading bank in the UAE, has issued its inaugural yen-denominated 15-year, JY10 billion ($123.8 million) samurai bond, the first ever by a Middle Eastern financial institution.