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  • Macquarie cuts 90 in Asia amid investment banking slowdown

    The Asian operation of Macquarie’s investment banking arm — Macquarie Capital — is cutting around 90 people across ten locations in the region, GlobalCapital Asia understands. The job cuts comes as international banks and financial institutions battle a wider slowdown in Asia’s investment banking sector.

    • 31 Mar 2015

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  • Kazakh borrowers should take opportunity to bring loans

    Kazakh borrowers are sitting on a great window to arrange loans if they need them, even if banks are playing tougher on price.

    • 31 Mar 2015
  • Time for India to end the RBI’s identity crisis

    India is bracing itself for a financial overhaul as the Reserve Bank of India (RBI) is set to be stripped of its powers over government bonds in favour of a new agency. While details of the plan have yet to be finalised, this is good news for India — and for the RBI, which has been struggling with an identity crisis.

    • 31 Mar 2015
  • When a domestic rally meets an offshore discount…

    Just as China’s domestic markets have finally started to open up through the Shanghai-Hong Kong Stock Connect scheme, heavily discounted H-share IPOs threaten to put a damper on the attractiveness of A-shares to international investors, writes Philippe Espinasse.

    • 30 Mar 2015
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More from Asia

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 8,607.22 19 13.40%
2 UBS 5,439.43 31 8.47%
3 CITIC Securities 3,536.42 17 5.51%
4 Credit Suisse 2,942.14 17 4.58%
5 Morgan Stanley 2,915.67 19 4.54%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 8,339.22 44 5.22%
2 Citi 8,145.89 37 5.09%
3 JPMorgan 6,403.14 31 4.00%
4 Deutsche Bank 5,322.87 30 3.33%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,573.02 34 2.86%

Asian polls & awards

  • Asiamoney's Asia Islamic bank awards: winners announced

    Asiamoney announces the winners of its latest annual Asia Islamic bank awards, after a year in which the industry continued to develop in size and scope. The awards are listed below, and full write-ups of each decision will be published online and in print at the end of April.

  • HSBC retains top rankings in Asiamoney’s Offshore RMB Poll 2015

    HSBC reigns supreme for the fourth year running as the best overall provider of offshore RMB products and services, in Asiamoney’s largest and most competitive Offshore Renminbi (RMB) Poll. The UK-headquartered bank tops the poll as voted by clients from around the world.

  • Asiamoney Australia Awards 2014: the brightest and the best

    Asiamoney is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Australia Awards. After suggestions by bankers from global and domestic institutions, we weighed the most impressive deals and banks in the market last year. The decisions were not always easy, but we hope to have picked a series of winners that truly highlight the breadth of potential in Australia's capital market. It was a good year for the overall market; it was a great year for the winners below.

  • From Bangladesh to Vietnam: Asia's best deals

    Although the region witnessed the world's largest ever IPO in 2014, it was bond issues that dominated the roster of notable capital markets transactions in Asia ex-Japan. After considering a bumper selection of awards pitches from firms across the region, Asiamoney has picked its standout transactions across ECM, DCM and syndicated loans. Our thanks to all those firms that took the time to pitch.

  • Asiamoney Australia Awards 2014: Results Announced

    Asiamoney is pleased to announce the winners of the 2014 Australia Awards. After suggestions by bankers from global and domestic institutions, we weighed the most impressive deals and banks in the market last year. The results are listed below, and full write-ups of the winners will be published online and in print in late February.