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  • VW China joins ABS party with comeback deal

    Volkswagen Finance (China) is gearing up for its third appearance this year in the Chinese asset-backed securities market, plotting a Rmb3.5bn ($528.1m) deal. The transaction comes amid a flurry of foreign name originations in China in recent weeks.

    • 20 Nov 2017
  • Toyota China seals year’s second ABS deal

    Toyota Motor Finance (China) has sealed a Rmb3bn ($452.7m) transaction in the Chinese asset-backed securities market — its second deal in the country this year. While the trade was wrapped up successfully, the issuer’s efforts to woo Bond Connect investors appeared to have been in vain, said sources.

    • 20 Nov 2017
  • Toyota China sticks to old format in latest ABS

    Toyota Motor Finance (China) is hitting the Chinese asset-backed securities (ABS) market for a second time this year. The Japanese automaker maker will approach investors with a Rmb3bn ($452.1m) deal on November 16.

    • 13 Nov 2017
  • Investors’ call at COP 23: give us projects to invest in

    Financial institutions will be making a flurry of announcements at the COP 23 climate change conference in Bonn over the next fortnight, detailing new initiatives and pledges. But more important may be any signs that countries are getting better at turning their climate ambitions into projects investors can put money into.

    • 07 Nov 2017
  • Trump picks 'Yellen 2.0' to keep bull market running

    Capital markets breathed a sigh of relief on Thursday, as it became clear US president Donald Trump was going to pick Jerome Powell as the next Fed chair — a choice seen as most likely to keep the US equity bull run going, writes Sam Kerr.

    • 02 Nov 2017
  • Euro ABS investors should look closely at bustling China ABS market — BAML

    The securitization market in China is “on a tear”, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch analysts, and with supply set to greatly outpace that of European ABS, investors should be looking at the Chinese market more closely.

    • 30 Oct 2017
  • Nissan’s China JV jumps on Bond Connect bandwagon

    Dongfeng-Nissan Auto Finance has tapped the Chinese asset-backed securities (ABS) market for a third time this year with a Rmb3.5bn ($531.9m) two-tranche deal. The company made its first attempt to attract foreign investors trading through Bond Connect in the October 12 deal – with mixed results.

    • 13 Oct 2017
  • Indonesia, China take securitization route to infrastructure finance

    Big questions remain around how China’s ambitious Belt and Road Initiative will be financed. But experts tell GlobalMarkets the answer, or at least part of it, may be in asset-backed securitization — with Indonesia making some headway recently and China gearing up for some action.

    • 13 Oct 2017
  • Nissan’s JV reverts to old format for next China ABS

    As Dongfeng-Nissan Auto Finance prepares for its third transaction in China’s asset backed securities (ABS) market this year – a Rmb3.5bn ($527.4m) two-tranche deal – the originator is ditching the single tranche structure it switched to for its August transaction.

    • 03 Oct 2017
  • Waking up to reality: the race to put numbers on climate risk

    Sustainability is a term used liberally and vaguely in the financial world. But it has a precise meaning: living so that we do not make it harder for future generations to live. That principle is violated by today’s economy, including its financial markets. But little by little, the heart of markets — the decisions investors make — is facing up to what it has long repressed. Jon Hay reports.

    • 29 Sep 2017

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.15
2 CITIC Securities 21.52
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.93
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.38
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.73

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 CITIC Securities 13,827.70 78 5.89%
2 UBS 13,692.33 82 5.83%
3 Goldman Sachs 10,720.86 54 4.57%
4 Morgan Stanley 10,186.93 54 4.34%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 9,861.82 46 4.20%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 32,532.75 218 8.25%
2 Citi 30,515.32 184 7.74%
3 JPMorgan 23,972.21 138 6.08%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,655.77 107 5.24%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 16,284.80 123 4.13%

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