OREANDA-NEWS. Fast Retailing Co., Ltd.'s 250 billion yen four-tranche unsecured straight bond series, issued in December 2015, has been named as the year's Best Debt Capital Market deal in FinanceAsia's Japan Achievement Awards for 2015/2016.

The Japan Achievement Awards are designed to reward issuers and underwriting companies for the most outstanding debt and equity issues in capital markets in Japan for that year. Winners are selected based on a range of rigorous evaluations, including innovation, significance or contribution to the ongoing development of the Japan's capital markets.

In making the award, FinanceAsia noted the leading position held by Fast Retailing among global apparel companies and the fact that the highly successful offering was the largest debut deal in the history of Japan's bond market.

Fast Retailing's 250 billion yen straight bond series

Fast Retailing Series 1 Unsecured Straight Bond, December 2015, 30 billion yen, 3 year
Fast Retailing Series 2 Unsecured Straight Bond, December 2015,100 billion yen, 5 year
Fast Retailing Series 3 Unsecured Straight Bond, December 2015, 50 billion yen, 7 year
Fast Retailing Series 4 Unsecured Straight Bond, December 2015, 70 billion yen, 10 year
(Underwriters: Nomura Securities/SMBC Nikko Securities/Mitsubishi UFJ Morgan Stanley Securities)