Over $1.8B pour into corporate bonds in H1

By VNA   July 6, 2023 | 12:00 am PT
Over $1.8B pour into corporate bonds in H1
An employee counts Vietnamese banknotes at a bank in Hanoi. Photo by VnExpress/Giang Huy
The total value of corporate bond issuances was recorded at VND42.783 trillion ($1.86 billion) in the first half, according to the Vietnam Bond Market Association.

Specifically, there were seven initial public offerings with a total value of VND5.521 trillion, accounting for 12.9% of the total issuance, and 35 private placements worth VND37.262 trillion, or 87.1%.

The figure represented a significant decrease year-on-year. According to the Ministry of Finance, the value of privately placed corporate bonds reached VND257.857 trillion in the first half of last year.

As of June 30, there were 13 private placements of corporate bonds recorded in June with a total value of VND8.170 trillion. In contrast, in May 2023, there was only one successful issuance valued at VND2.6 trillion by a company.

The real estate sector was the largest issuer in the month, with a total issuance value of VND3.88 trillion, equivalent to 47.5%, followed by the banking sector with VND2.890 trillion, or nearly 35.4%.

The VBMA reported that as of June 30, companies bought back corporate bonds amounting to VND31.591 trillion in June, bringing the total value since the beginning of this year to VND110.448 trillion, up 39% year-on-year.

For the remainder of this year, the total value of bonds reaching maturity will be VND158.5 trillion. The majority of them belong to the real estate sector with VND80,952 billion, making up 51%, followed by the banking sector with VND27.261 trillion, or 17.2%.

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