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Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung advises on US$3 billion dual-currency Indonesian government global bond issue

Leading Indonesian law firm Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung has advised the underwriters of a US$3 billion dual-currency Indonesian government global bond issue registered with the Securities Exchange Commission. 

The issuance includes 10-year tranche USD-denominated notes with a coupon of 2.850%, 30-year tranche USD-denominated notes with a coupon of 3.700% and 7-year tranche EUR-denominated notes with a coupon of 0.900%.

The underwriters were Citigroup Global Markets, Deutsche Bank, Goldman Sachs, Mandiri Securities and Société Générale. 

This is the first government global bond issuance on which the firm has advised and marks the first international debt capital market entry by an Indonesian issuer in 2020.  

Partner Tjahjadi Bunjamin led the team advising the underwriters, assisted by associates Defina Rosa Tantri and Carlo Diori Tonio.


Hiswara Bunjamin & Tandjung (HBT) is consistently recognised as one of the leading full-service commercial and corporate law firms in Indonesia. The firm provides high quality, innovative Indonesian legal services to a multinational client base, working to the highest international standards. 

HBT has a formal association with global law firm Herbert Smith Freehills LLP in Indonesia. In accordance with Indonesian regulations, HBT and Herbert Smith Freehills remain separate firms. HBT provides any Indonesian law advice required by clients. HBT's Jakarta team includes long-term international counsel seconded from Herbert Smith Freehills, while Herbert Smith Freehills' Singapore office includes Indonesian lawyers and recognised Indonesia specialists.  

Operating from 27 offices across Asia Pacific, EMEA and North America, Herbert Smith Freehills is at the heart of the new global business landscape providing premium quality, full-service legal advice. It provides many of the world’s most important organisations with access to market-leading dispute resolution, projects and transactional legal advice.  

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