Latest RMB loans/equity news

  • MSCI slashes weighting in fresh A-share inclusion attempt

    In its latest consultation on A-shares, MSCI has overhauled its plans with a proposal that would see Mainland stocks make up just 0.5% of its Emerging Market index. While the new scheme increases the chance of A-share inclusion, it could be too little and too late for investors.

    • 24 Mar 2017
  • CBRC relaxes licence requirements for foreign banks

    The China Banking Regulatory Commission (CBRC) has taken a further step towards opening up the country’s financial sector, allowing foreign and joint venture banks to invest in domestic banking financial institutions.

    • 20 Mar 2017
  • BlackRock inaugurates US RQFII market

    BlackRock has received the very first RMB qualified foreign institutional investor (RQFII) quota under the US allocation from the State Administration of Foreign Exchange, in yet another sign that global asset managers are ready to boost their China investments.

    • 02 Mar 2017
  • MSCI choice weighs on A-shares prospects

    Despite the launch of Shenzhen Connect, MSCI’s decision on the inclusion of A-shares later this year still looms large on global investors’ views on whether to increase their exposure to onshore equities.

    • 16 Feb 2017
  • China lays out new path for cornerstones to HK IPOs

    Cornerstone investors taking up huge chunks of Hong Kong IPOs have caused much controversy in recent years, but that looks set to change. China’s foreign exchange regulator has provided a new route for investing in the city’s listings, which is expected to diversify the pool of potential cornerstones beyond the typical state-owned enterprises, and friends and family investors. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • RMB round-up: Safe clarifies cross-border FX rules, RQFII quotas updated, Hungary adds RMB capabilities

    In this round-up, People’s Bank of China defends its use of foreign exchange (FX) reserves to preserve stability in the currency markets, two new entities are added to the RMB qualified institutional investors (RQFII) programme, and Hungary’s central bank signs an agreement to expand access to the Chinese capital markets. Plus, a recap of our coverage this week.

    • 27 Jan 2017
  • China green lights bond, share sales for foreign firms

    China is looking to broaden the financing options of foreign firms by allowing them to list onshore and sell corporate bonds, the State Council said.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • By the dozen: 12 banks join Amvig HK$1.6bn loan

    Cigarette package printer Amvig Holdings, which launched a HK$1.6bn ($206m) equivalent dual currency refinancing in December, has allocated the borrowing after 12 banks joined lead ANZ to form the syndicate.

    • 13 Jan 2017
  • Amvig offers fixed rate for CNH in HK$1.6bn loan

    Hong Kong-listed cigarette package printer Amvig Holdings is in the market for a HK$1.6bn ($206m) equivalent dual currency loan to refinance debt. The company will pay banks a fixed rate of interest for the renminbi portion of the deal.

    • 19 Dec 2016
  • CRCC fends off renminbi volatility with $500m CB

    China Railway Construction Corp (CRCC) has sold its second convertible bond of 2016, this time a renminbi-denominated, dollar-settled trade linked to the offshore RMB spot price. Chinese issuers are warming to the structure amid concerns about RMB depreciation, as investors bear the currency risks. John Loh reports.

    • 08 Dec 2016

RMB loans/equity news archive

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
  • 15 Mar 2017
1 CITIC Securities 4,281.70 15 9.56%
2 China International Capital Corp Ltd 4,059.80 9 9.06%
3 China Securities Co Ltd 3,263.99 17 7.29%
4 Goldman Sachs 3,220.37 10 7.19%
5 Haitong Securities Ltd 2,935.93 18 6.56%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 15 Mar 2017
1 HSBC 9,706.90 55 10.13%
2 Citi 7,530.71 38 7.86%
3 JPMorgan 6,946.55 35 7.25%
4 Morgan Stanley 6,270.84 25 6.54%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 4,121.95 27 4.30%

Asian polls & awards

  • Made in China: The best banks and deals of 2016

    You know who won, now find out why. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results of our 2016 China Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement both on and offshore.

  • Asia’s standout deals

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results for our 2016 Best Country Deals. Discover why these bond, equity and loan transactions delivered outstanding outcomes for issuers and investors.

  • Aussie award winners: The best banks and deals of 2016

    The names have been announced, now find out why they stood out from the crowd. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results for our 2016 Australia Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement in equities, bonds, loans and investment banking.

  • Photos from Asiamoney's New Year Awards Dinner 2017

    Asiamoney held its New Year Awards Dinner at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong on February 22, 2017, where issuers, bankers, brokers and analysts gathered to celebrate the achievements of those who were top-ranked in Asiamoney polls in 2016 or who had won deal or bank 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.