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  • Kexim goes to Lion City for Sing dollar bond

    The Export-Import Bank of Korea is continuing the deluge of South Korean issuers venturing offshore, marketing a Singapore dollar transaction on Wednesday morning.

    • 08:45 AM
  • China fumbles as it eyes dollar market return

    It’s been 13 years since China last sold a dollar bond. Since the news this summer that the Middle Kingdom was eyeing a return to the offshore debt market, bankers and investors have kept a close eye on any official news of the transaction. But as the end of the year nears, it appears as though China missed its mark for issuing an earth shattering bond.

    • 19 Sep 2017
  • Pakistan issues RFP for international sukuk

    The Islamic Republic of Pakistan is hiring banks to lead its international sukuk issuance, issuing a request for proposals over the weekend.

    • 18 Sep 2017

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  • ‘Tis the season to fund early

    The Republic of Indonesia re-opened G3 sovereign bonds for emerging market issuers last week with a $3bn triple-trancher — the second December in a row that it has made an early start on its funding plans. While its timing has come under criticism from some market watchers, the country made a savvy move given the circumstances.

    • 07 Dec 2016

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  • EIB tempts Australians with green Kangaroo

    The European Investment Bank tapped its January 2028 Australian dollar Climate Awareness Bond on Wednesday. The bond’s green credentials attracted investors rarely seen that far along the credit curve, a promising sign for the market’s maturity.

    • 04:30 PM
  • L-Bank picks up $500m with cheeky pre-Fed floater

    L-Bank has snuck in at the last possible moment before the end of a crucial US Federal Reserve meeting to raise $500m with a comfortably oversubscribed floater.

    • 04:00 PM


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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 30.14
2 CITIC Securities 23.05
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 10.64
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 8.27
4 Everbright Securities 8.27

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 9,696.66 60 5.86%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,701.82 39 5.26%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 8,023.48 41 4.85%
4 Citi 6,940.43 47 4.19%
5 UBS 6,666.10 50 4.03%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 26,455.60 175 8.53%
2 Citi 22,796.95 143 7.35%
3 JPMorgan 19,542.06 110 6.30%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,321.53 83 4.94%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 13,604.47 103 4.38%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017: the Winners

    France, Tennet, NWB and Berlin Hyp are among the green and social bond issuers acclaimed in GlobalCapital's Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017, which were announced on Tuesday in Amsterdam.

  • Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards: the Nominations

    GlobalCapital is happy to announce the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2017.

  • RMB internationalisation: 10 questions for the market, part 2

    Every year, our sister publication Asiamoney carries out an Offshore RMB Poll. As part of that process, the magazine asks the market for its thoughts on important renminbi topics. In this third year, we received around 2,300 valid responses, up 3% on a year ago. The ten questions included a new one on the inclusion of onshore RMB assets in global indices. Here we present the answers to the final five questions.

  • RMB internationalisation: 10 questions for the market, part 1

    Every year, our sister publication Asiamoney carries out an Offshore RMB Poll. As part of that process, the magazine asks the market for its thoughts on important renminbi topics. In this third year, we received around 2,300 valid responses, up 3% on a year ago. The ten questions included a new one on the inclusion of onshore RMB assets in global indices. Here we present the answers to the first five questions.

  • 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.