It was a volatile year in the capital markets, as the telecoms sector clearly showed but still there were standout deals amid the chaos. Antony Currie, Anja Helk, Peter Lee, Julian Marshall, Jennifer Morris and Felix Salmon look back over 2000.
China’s big leap forward Issuer: PetroChina Company Ltd Deal: privatization IPO Amount: $2.9 billion Date: April 7 2000 Co-ordinators: Goldman Sachs, CICC
Retail without queues Issuer: Mass Transit Railway Corporation Deal: privatization IPO Amount: HK$10.8 billion Date: October 1 2000 Global co-ordinators: Goldman Sachs, HSBC, UBS Warburg
Malaysia’s inaugural euro Issuer: Federation of Malaysia Deal: sovereign bond Amount: e650 million Date: November 24 2000 Bookrunners: Deutsche Bank, Barclays Capital
The $12 billion coup Issuer: Doncaster Group (for Pacific Century CyberWorks) Deal: syndicated loan Amount: $12 billion Date: February 25 2000 Underwriters: Barclays Capital, Bank of China International, BNP Paribas, HSBC
Korea sells off NPLs Issuer: Korea Asset Management Corporation (KAMCO) Deal: asset-backed securitization Amount: $367 million Date: July 2000 Lead managers: Deutsche Bank, UBS Warburg