Thailand is right to be a strict doorkeeper for its bond market

Forty-two foreign issuers have applied for permission to sell bonds in Thailand’s domestic market. Today, regulators approved just 15 of them for the next six months. That is a sensible policy — the market is increasingly attractive to borrowers trying to cheapen and diversify their funding sources, but a stampede today would be in nobody’s long term interest.

  • 01 Jul 2008

This year has been a miserable one for most of the world’s financial markets, but one exception is Asia’s domestic bond markets.

Issuance in such currencies as Hong Kong dollars, South Korean won, Chinese renminbi, Taiwanese dollars and Malaysia ringgit has continued largely undisturbed by the storms raging ...

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Bookrunners of International Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 24 Jul 2017
1 Citi 43,164.35 194 10.13%
2 HSBC 40,229.97 226 9.44%
3 JPMorgan 36,402.14 159 8.54%
4 Deutsche Bank 21,224.19 81 4.98%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 20,072.21 135 4.71%

Bookrunners of LatAm Emerging Market DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 Citi 14,293.97 34 16.58%
2 HSBC 10,846.35 25 12.58%
3 JPMorgan 10,355.07 35 12.01%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,392.21 26 8.57%
5 Santander 5,929.79 24 6.88%

Bookrunners of CEEMEA International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 JPMorgan 16,133.76 64 12.15%
2 Citi 15,819.65 58 11.91%
3 HSBC 10,505.54 51 7.91%
4 Deutsche Bank 7,951.29 20 5.99%
5 BNP Paribas 7,584.94 21 5.71%

EMEA M&A Revenue

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 02 May 2016
1 JPMorgan 195.08 50 10.55%
2 Goldman Sachs 162.26 37 8.77%
3 Morgan Stanley 141.22 46 7.64%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 114.20 33 6.18%
5 Citi 95.36 35 5.16%

Bookrunners of Central and Eastern Europe: Loans

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Jul 2017
1 ING 2,337.91 18 10.19%
2 SG Corporate & Investment Banking 1,801.68 15 7.85%
3 UniCredit 1,729.43 12 7.54%
4 Commerzbank Group 1,172.97 10 5.11%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,155.31 8 5.04%

Bookrunners of India DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 Jul 2017
1 AXIS Bank 8,338.45 114 22.20%
2 Trust Investment Advisors 3,828.00 101 10.19%
3 ICICI Bank 2,904.77 83 7.73%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 2,702.28 30 7.19%
5 HDFC Bank 2,114.13 58 5.63%