Latest corporate local currency bond news

  • Citic opens Samurai market to China with ¥100bn bond

    Citic Group has become the first Chinese issuer to tap the Japanese yen market in 16 years, opening the door for borrowers from the mainland to access liquidity in the Samurai market.

    • 21 Oct 2016
  • Asian borrowers storm debt market

    A diverse group of issuers forged ahead with their respective fundraisings on Thursday, seeking everything from dollars to Singapore dollars and green debt.

    • 13 Oct 2016
  • Credit reforms needed as Panda bonds celebrate birthday

    The Chinese Panda bond market is enjoying plenty of attention, having just passed the one year anniversary of its comeback in September 2015. However, while market participants expect the exuberance to continue, they have called for credit reforms to diversify the investor base.

    • 04 Oct 2016
  • Panda bonds in demand: NBC, China Merchants sign up

    China’s Panda bond market is gaining traction with the National Bank of Canada (NBC) establishing a Rmb5bn ($750m) programme, becoming only the second issuer from the country to seek onshore renminbi.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • Taiwan renminbi bonds: down but not out

    Renminbi bonds in Taiwan had a spectacular run for most of last year. But a new age of renminbi volatility combined with weaker regulatory momentum has put the market on hold in 2016. Nevertheless market participants agree that the renminbi promise remains an enticing one. Paolo Danese reports.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • China Merchants Port files for Panda

    Hong Kong-listed China Merchants Port Holdings is planning to venture into the onshore debt market, having filed for an up to Rmb10bn ($1.5bn) Panda bond programme.

    • 23 Sep 2016
  • Lippo Malls trust checks out with S$140m perp

    Lippo Malls Indonesia Retail Trust priced a S$140m ($103m) perpetual non call five on Tuesday at a level that was considered fair value by both the issuer and investors.

    • 21 Sep 2016
  • StanChart puts Kulkarni in charge of rupee bond syndicate

    Standard Chartered has expanded Kaustubh Kulkarni’s responsibilities within debt capital markets as the bank seeks fresh opportunities in local currency bonds.

    • 21 Sep 2016
  • India’s Dial, China’s Jinan govt vehicle plan new bonds

    Delhi International Airport Private (Dial) is planning a comeback to the international debt market almost two years after its maiden offering, and is deciding between a dollar deal and a Masala bond.

    • 20 Sep 2016
  • Issuers rush out for deals ahead of Fed decision

    A handful of issuers decided to turn to the bond market on Tuesday, looking for a crucial window just one day before the US Federal Reserve makes its decision on the trajectory of interest rates.

    • 20 Sep 2016

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Total Volume Rmb (m) No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 7,500 5 21.01
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 4,000 2 11.20
2 Everbright Securities 4,000 1 11.20
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 3,500 2 9.80
5 HSBC 3,000 2 8.40

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 26 Oct 2016
1 CITIC Securities 15,417.46 59 6.69%
2 Morgan Stanley 11,809.74 49 5.12%
3 GF Securities Co Ltd 11,402.65 45 4.95%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,930.26 36 3.87%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 8,697.57 46 3.77%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 25 Oct 2016
1 HSBC 25,655.98 155 9.54%
2 Citi 24,170.03 132 8.99%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,409.23 104 7.97%
4 JPMorgan 18,713.00 109 6.96%
5 Goldman Sachs 12,065.00 52 4.49%