• CCB shines with symbolic dim sum return

    China Construction Bank sealed a successful offshore renminbi bond on October 12, marking the first time it has listed dim sum notes in London. The trade is set to breathe new life into the CNH market, which had been shut for more than two months following a devaluation in the currency.

    • 13 Oct 2015


  • Cambodia prepares to welcome third IPO

    The Cambodia Securities Exchange (CSX) is set to welcome the third IPO on its bourse, with state-owned Phnom Penh Autonomous Port (PPAP) scheduled to price a $6.41m listing this month.

    • 13 Oct 2015


People & Markets


  • Sibos: CMB signs MoU with Deutsche for Belt and Road expansion

    China Merchants Bank (CMB) and Deutsche Bank signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on global banking services on October 12. The agreement aims to facilitate CMB’s expansion under the Belt and Road initiative by leveraging Deutsche worldwide network and global infrastructure, Tang Zhi Hong, executive vice president of China Merchants Bank, told GlobalRMB.

    • 03:15 AM


  • What price Korean bonds?

    South Korean bond issuers have garnered a reputation for squeezing investors for every penny possible with aggressively-priced transactions. Investors may be critical of their tactics but the market needs to recognise the savviness of this strategy.

    • 06 Oct 2015
  • HK IPO sponsors could escape the prospectus noose

    A paper published by the University of Hong Kong argues that the city’s IPO sponsors may not in fact be subject to civil and criminal liabilities on prospectuses. This is a departure from the position taken by the Securities and Futures Commission last year, writes Philippe Espinasse.

    • 29 Sep 2015
  • ECM issuers should put sullen summer behind them

    The stock market has endured its worst summer in years, with the turmoil in China wiping out trillions in market value and causing ripples around the world. But a crucial window will open up for share sales in Asia once China concludes its Golden Week holidays in early October. Issuers should grab the opportunity to light a fire under equity capital markets.

    • 22 Sep 2015
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Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 UBS 20,421.58 88 8.58%
2 Goldman Sachs 19,103.42 56 8.02%
3 CITIC Securities 15,096.88 54 6.34%
4 Morgan Stanley 11,888.27 64 4.99%
5 Macquarie Group 8,678.08 45 3.65%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 20,910.29 121 3.25%
2 JPMorgan 20,542.68 90 3.20%
3 Citi 19,414.55 104 3.02%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,259.51 88 2.06%
5 Deutsche Bank 11,747.49 72 1.83%

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