• Crédit Agricole's investment bank comes back to corpfin

    The spectre of further regulatory upheaval in the shape of Basel IV is driving the strategic thinking of the long-serving boss of Crédit Agricole’s corporate and investment bank, writes David Rothnie.

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Crucial year ahead for Citi’s scramble into corporate finance top tier

    Citi has turned around more than anyone thought possible in the past eight years. It's now one of very few banks with genuine global investment banking ambitions and abilities. But 2017 is critical for the bank to demonstrate it belongs with the best, writes David Rothnie.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • BNP Paribas prepares for assault on ECM’s top tier

    The French bank’s recent changes to its equity capital markets division show it is serious about growing its European ECM business outside France, writes David Rothnie.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • UBS comes out fighting after testing year

    A strong fourth quarter put a cap on a year in which UBS's investment banking model was severely tested, writes David Rothnie

    • 02 Feb 2017
  • Cryan’s compensation call shows tough tenor of the times

    Deutsche Bank’s tough stance on compensation echoes earlier moves by rivals, but it doesn’t solve the talent crisis at big banks, writes David Rothnie.

    • 26 Jan 2017
  • Accountancy firms beaten back by banks in corporate finance

    A downturn in UK dealmaking and a raft of challenges to their operating models has placed the corporate finance aspirations of professional services firms under the spotlight, writes David Rothnie.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • No hiding place for Europe’s elite investment banks

    European investment banks are running out of excuses. The legacy issues that have dogged them since 2008 are finally coming to an end, meaning they can now devote all their energies to fighting back against their US rivals, which have gained a bigger slice of the European investment banking pie in each of the past five years. Failure to do so will trigger far-reaching questions about whether the decline can be arrested. By David Rothnie.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • Cantor Fitzgerald's shot at fixed income big time with Jain hire

    Anshu Jain’s move to Cantor Fitzgerald proves that, when it comes to building a fixed income business, the smart money is on the non-bank financial sector, argues David Rothnie.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • Can UniCredit CIB cross-sell its way to greatness?

    While UniCredit’s CEO has rallied his troops round a simple vision that should be easy to execute, the success of the corporate and investment bank will come down to greater collaboration across countries and divisions, writes David Rothnie.

    • 14 Dec 2016
  • Staley fires up Barclays’ corporate finance ambitions

    Barclays wants to be UK’s leading investment bank. Backed by a supportive CEO, it believes it has the team and strategy to achieve that, writes David Rothnie.

    • 08 Dec 2016

more Southpaw

Southpaw logo

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.01
2 Everbright Securities 16.95
3 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.59
4 HSBC 6.99
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 6.36

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Feb 2017
1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 3,764.17 7 11.54%
2 CITIC Securities 2,885.95 10 8.84%
3 Haitong Securities Ltd 2,766.73 16 8.48%
4 Goldman Sachs 2,591.61 5 7.94%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 2,120.55 13 6.50%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Feb 2017
1 HSBC 5,558.78 30 9.86%
2 Citi 5,005.39 21 8.88%
3 JPMorgan 4,564.51 23 8.09%
4 Morgan Stanley 4,198.24 15 7.44%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,028.46 14 5.37%

Asian polls & awards

  • Photos of the GlobalCapital Asia New Year Drinks and Awards Reception

    GlobalCapital Asia held a New Year drinks and awards reception at Le Bistro Winebeast in Hong Kong on February 15, 2017. Below is a selection of the best photos from the night. Our thanks to all who attended.

  • 2016 Best Country Deals: Results

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney are pleased to announce the results of our Best Country Deals, recognising the standout transactions in Asia. Our thanks to everybody who took time to pitch.

  • 2016 China Deals and Investment Bank of the Year: Results

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney are pleased to announce the results of our annual awards, recognising the best banks and transactions in China. Thanks to everyone who took time to pitch and our congratulations to the winners.

  • 2016 Australia Deals and Investment Bank of the Year: Results

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney are pleased to announce the results of our annual awards, recognising the best banks and transactions in Australia. Our thanks to everybody who took time to pitch.

  • Asiamoney Best Brands in Finance Poll

    Asiamoney is delighted to announce the launch of the Asiamoney Best Brands in Finance Poll. We want to hear what you, our readers, think makes a top brand among financial market participants in Asia-Pacific — and which companies have the very strongest brands in the markets you know best.