Latest RMB loans/equity news

  • 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
  • Shenzhen Connect: slow start but bright future

    The first day of trading on the long hailed Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect ended in a whimper, with just a fifth of the daily net trading quota used up. But Charles Li, chief executive of the Hong Kong Exchange (HKEX) was clear the bridge will serve its purpose in the long run.

    • 06 Dec 2016
  • This week in renminbi: December 5, 2016

    The week begins with the long-awaited launch of the Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect, while in the foreign exchange (FX) markets the RMB volatility led to a new record in RMB futures traded on the Singapore Exchange in November.

    • 05 Dec 2016
  • RMB round-up: Trade settlement loses ground, RQFII adds Thai first, Shenzhen Connect stocks

    In this round, up, cross-border RMB trade settlement falls further in Hong Kong, the RMB qualified foreign institutional investor (RQFII) scheme adds the first Thai asset manager, and the Hong Kong Exchange confirms the final list of stocks available through Shenzhen Connect from December 5. Plus, a recap of our weekly coverage.

    • 02 Dec 2016
  • M&A financing fillip amid China's fresh capital curbs

    China put the brakes on capital outflows again this week, taking aim at both large and small scale transactions amid a falling renminbi. Market participants are digesting the impact of the new curbs, as yet unconfirmed, but some thought that they could weed out dodgy deals and raise the quality of M&A financing. John Loh and Shruti Chaturvedi report.

    • 01 Dec 2016
  • Shenzhen Connect gets equal tax footing with Shanghai

    Hong Kong and overseas investors will be exempted from capital gains tax when they trade A-shares via the upcoming Shenzhen-HK Stock Connect, in-line with what is already in place for Shanghai Connect.

    • 01 Dec 2016
  • Focus shifts to MSCI after Shenzhen Connect

    The launch of Shenzhen-Hong Kong Stock Connect is an exciting development but of more importance is whether this further opening up of China’s capital account increases the odds of A-shares making it into the MSCI Emerging Markets Index, according to market participants.

    • 29 Nov 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
  • 18 Jan 2017
1 Haitong Securities Ltd 1,602.34 9 13.94%
2 CITIC Securities 1,474.17 4 12.82%
3 China Securities Co Ltd 1,440.03 7 12.53%
4 Bank of China 1,188.86 5 10.34%
5 Guotai Junan Securities Co Ltd 689.79 3 6.00%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 18 Jan 2017
1 Citi 2,440.79 8 6.09%
2 HSBC 1,887.35 9 4.71%
3 JPMorgan 1,754.71 7 4.38%
4 Goldman Sachs 1,692.30 4 4.22%
5 Morgan Stanley 1,418.69 3 3.54%

Asian polls & awards

  • China Private Banking Awards 2017

    China’s private banking industry is growing in leaps and bounds. High- and ultra-high-net-worth mainland customers are increasingly mobile, demanding best-in-class service from their financial providers. Banks are adapting to the changing world, rolling out innovative and sophisticated services to their high-end clientele. In recognition of China’s advances in the field, Asiamoney is proud to announce the winners of its awards for best mainland private banks for 2016.

  • Corporate Governance Poll 2016: Time to get serious

    Asia has taken its time in improving corporate governance standards, with experts agreeing on the need for broader action. But Taiwan and Hong Kong firms seem to be moving in the right direction, as shown in the results of this year's Asiamoney Corporate Governance poll. Paolo Danese reports.

  • Best Managed Company Awards 2016: Asia’s finest stand out

    Asiamoney is pleased to present its choices for Asia’s Best Managed Companies in 2016. In a year marked by political and economic upheaval, the region’s best firms and executives impressed on through a combination of factors including financial performance, innovation and strategic execution.

  • Brokers Poll 2016: The right call

    Analysts in Asia are used to dealing with dynamic and unpredictable markets but the events of this year provided a real test of mettle. Against a backdrop of global political upheaval and worsening economic outlook at home, the winners of Asiamoney’s 2016 Brokers Poll have proved they have what it takes to impress their clients.

  • Brokers Poll 2016: HSBC and CLSA take the crown as Asia’s best

    Asia’s brokerages have needed to stay nimble in the face of volatile markets and changing regulation that has tested their industry. HSBC and CLSA are well placed to meet the challenge after coming out top in the Asiamoney Brokers Poll. Peter McGill reports.