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  • Julius Baer spices up Sing dollar market with AT1

    Julius Baer made a successful comeback to the Singapore dollar market on October 13, shrugging off concerns around the downgrade of its existing subordinated notes to raise S$325m ($235m) from an additional tier one.

    • 20 Oct 2016
  • Julius Baer S$325m AT1 shrugs off downgrade concerns

    Swiss private bank Julius Baer returned to the Singapore dollar market for an additional tier one, clinching a S$325m ($235m) deal at a lower coupon than its debut one year ago. The positive outcome came despite the noise around European banks and concerns over Moody’s downgrade of the issuer’s existing subordinated notes.

    • 14 Oct 2016
  • South Korea’s FSC relaxes regulations on LLRs

    The South Korean government is set to ease rules on loan loss reserves (LLR) in a boost to banks’ regulatory capital ratios. But the changes, announced on October 7 by the Financial Services Commission, could leave lenders less prepared for IFRS 9. Fitch Ratings has warned.

    • 13 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
  • Citic Bank shrugs off market woes to net $500m from AT1

    China Citic Bank International bucked concerns about the health of the European banking industry, driven by Deutsche Bank’s financial troubles, to seal a $500m additional tier one on Thursday.

    • 30 Sep 2016
  • Taiwan’s bank capital ambitions

    Foreign banks would be remiss to ignore Taiwan’s Formosa market when it comes to bank capital fundraising after the country introduced regulations that allow lenders to sell dollar-denominated tier twos domestically. Yet even though a number of banks have been quick to take advantage, Taiwan will need to consider further relaxations if it wants to attract more names. Tanya Angerer reports.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • Four issuers on the hunt for funds

    A range of credits from India, Malaysia and Greater China stormed the Asian debt market on Thursday, vying for investor attention.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • Cinda sets benchmark with first Chinese AT1 from AMC

    One of the biggest Chinese bad debt managers China Cinda Asset Management sealed a $3.2bn deal last Friday, marking the country’s first AT1 from a non-bank entity. In addition, it is also the largest dollar deal from a Chinese issuer so far this year.

    • 26 Sep 2016
  • China Citic Bank to shore up AT1 capital

    China Citic Bank International is looking to add to the recent flurry of issuance in the bank capital market, hitting the road on Monday for a Basel III additional tier one transaction.

    • 26 Sep 2016
  • Cinda AMC closes in on China’s first non-bank AT1

    One of the biggest Chinese bad debt managers, China Cinda Asset Management, is set for a dollar-denominated Reg S additional tier one deal, marking the country’s first AT1 from a non-bank entity.

    • 23 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 22.26
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 4,000 2 11.87
2 Everbright Securities 4,000 1 11.87
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 3,500 2 10.39
5 HSBC 3,000 2 8.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Oct 2016
1 CITIC Securities 14,399.87 54 6.41%
2 Morgan Stanley 11,680.45 48 5.20%
3 GF Securities Co Ltd 11,254.82 44 5.01%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,929.93 36 3.97%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 8,568.28 45 3.81%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Oct 2016
1 HSBC 24,211.67 144 4.82%
2 Citi 23,007.32 123 4.58%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,229.47 98 4.03%
4 JPMorgan 18,255.12 103 3.63%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,241.68 45 2.24%