Deals of the Year 2014: Asia Pacific winners

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Trade Finance is pleased to announce the winners of the Deals of the Year awards for 2014 for the Asia Pacific region. Winners for the rest of the world will be announced in the next two weeks and published in the March edition of Trade Finance.

Using a combination of data analytics and an expert panel of judges, Trade Finance has whittled down the hundreds of entries by assessing innovation, complexity, size, country risk, contribution to local economy and other factors. We congratulate the winners for demonstrating ingenuity and determination in the past year’s often difficult market environments.

The full list of winning deals is below, but if you want to find out more about these deals, we will be telling their stories in the next issue of Trade Finance. (Subscribe here.)

To celebrate the winners, Trade Finance is hosting an awards dinner in Singapore on 4 February at our Global Export Conference: Asia event.

If you would like to book a table either to cheer on your colleagues or pick up an award, please contact George Reeves, Alex Chiu or Jason Coles for more details.

Eric Prideaux


Trade Finance


The winners are:

Deal name



Bosch Siemens

KfW IPEX-Bank, Unicredit Bank


Burgos Wind Farm

ANZ, ING, Nord LB, DZ Bank


Fortescue metals prepayment



HCL Technologies



Ho Chi Minh Highway Express

BTMU, Aozora Bank, Bank of Yokohama, Chiba Bank, Chugoku Bank, Fukuoka Bank, Gunma Bank, Hachijuni Bank, Hyakugo Bank, Hyakujushi Bank, Iyo Bank, Joyo Bank, Nomura Trust, San-In Godo Bank, Senshu Ikeda Holdings, Shizuoka Bank, Yamaguchi Financial Group


ICBC Financial Leasing



Levi Strauss Supplier Finance Programme

International Finance Corporation


Marco Polo trade securitisation

Credit Agricole

Emerging markets

National Power Transmission Corp

Citi, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank, Shizuoka Bank, Tokyo Star Bank, Bank of Fukuoka, Gunma Bank, Chiba Bank


Pertamina corporate financing

BNP Paribas, ANZ, Credit Agricole, DBS, HSBC, Mizuho, Natixis, RBS, Standard Chartered, SMBC, Bank of Central Asia, BTMU


Reliance JBIC/NEXI

BTMU, SMBC, Mizuho, Gunma Bank, Hachijuni Bank, Chiba Bank, Chugoku Bank, Joyo Bank, Hyakujishi Bank


Reliance Jio Infocomm

HSBC, ANZ, Banco Santander, BTMU, BNP Paribas, Credit Agricole, Commerzbank, ING Bank, JP Morgan Chase Bank, Mizuho, SMBC, NongHyup Bank


Reliance SERV/OeKB/Ducroire

KfW IPEX-Bank, ING Bank, DZ Bank, BTMU, HSBC


Roy Hill

National Australia Bank, BNP Paribas, Commonwealth Bank of Australia, Westpac, ANZ, BTMU, SMBC, Mizuho, Bank of China, HSBC, ICBC, ING, Korea Finance Corporation, OCBC, Societe Generale, Caterpillar Financial Services, China Construction Bank, Natixis, Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Holdings



Societe Generale, BTMU, ING, Mizuho, National Australia Bank, SMBC


Shahjibazar Power Project



Tangshan Iron & Steel Prepayment (Tangsteel)

Deutsche Bank, ABN Amro, BNP Paribas, DBS, HSBC, ING Bank, Natixis, Rabobank, UOB, Standard Chartered, Societe Generale, National Australia Bank, ICICI Bank, Westpac, Credit Suisse, RZB, ICBC, Chang Hwa Bank, DZ Bank, Zurcher Kantonalbank, BHF-Bank, Taiwan Cooperative Bank


TVEB gas chemical plant

Deutsche Bank, Industrial Bank of Korea, Hana Bank, NongHyup Bank, Shinhan Bank, Woori Bank, SMBC, BTMU, Commerzbank, ICBC, Intesa Sanpaolo, Korea Exchange Bank, Mizuho, Societe Generale, UniCredit, Credit Suisse, Bayerische Landesbank, Kookmin Bank, DZ Bank, KEB Asia Finance


Vinh Tan 4 Power Project

HSBC, SMBC, Standard Chartered, DBS, Societe Generale


 Vitol AsiaANZ, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, BNP Paribas, BTMU, Citi, Deutsche Bank, DBS, First Gulf Bank, HSBC, Mizuho, National Australia Bank, National Bank of Abu Dhabi, Natixis, OCBC, Societe Generale, Standard Chartered, SMBC, UOB Australia

Correction: the National Power Transmission Corp award entry earlier listed SMBC among the winners. In fact, this should have been Sumitomo Mitsui Trust Bank.