• Zhenjiang Transport eyes dollars as LGFVs mandate

    Asia ex-Japan debt capital markets had a quiet opening on Monday, with a sole Chinese local government financing vehicle (LGFV) out for dollar funding. On the same day, another two LGFVs announced mandates.

    • 07:30 AM

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  • 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.

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  • Intas $767m dual currency deal enters senior

    A dual currency acquisition financing for Indian company Intas Pharmaceuticals’ purchase of a portfolio of assets in the UK and Ireland, was launched into senior syndication last week. The trade offers banks two titles, including that of mandated lead arranger and bookrunner.

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  • Meitu could reboot HK if done right

    IPOs in Hong Kong this year have been dominated by friends and family investors or throttled by cornerstone accounts. But the appearance of technology company Meitu could be the deal the market needs to attract foreign investors, so it can’t be allowed to slip into the ranks of mainland dominated deals.

    • 29 Nov 2016
  • Bank on today, not tomorrow

    The uncertainty fueled by the events of 2016 has left the markets shaken with many issuers reticent about launching new deals before the end of the year. But borrowers keen to put the year behind them should think twice about betting on 2017. With impending elections in Europe and Donald Trump’s inauguration, there is plenty that could cause markets to unravel in the first quarter.

    • 29 Nov 2016
  • All’s well that ends well for Asian loans

    Syndicated loans bankers in Asia had braced themselves for a rough 2016, hurt by clients’ preference for cheaper, local currency options. But as the year wraps up, adversity has pushed loans houses to innovate by finding opportunities outside their comfort zones and tapping into new sources of liquidity.

    • 22 Nov 2016

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Rank Arranger Total Volume Rmb (m) No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 8,200 6 17.37
2 Everbright Securities 8,000 2 16.95
3 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 4,700 3 9.96
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 4,200 3 8.90
5 HSBC 3,000 2 6.36

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 Nov 2016
1 CITIC Securities 16,742.26 69 6.36%
2 Morgan Stanley 14,602.26 60 5.54%
3 GF Securities Co Ltd 12,101.12 51 4.59%
4 Deutsche Bank 10,006.74 45 3.80%
5 Huatai Securities Co Ltd 9,612.93 35 3.65%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 30 Nov 2016
1 HSBC 27,940.16 174 9.31%
2 Citi 25,075.23 141 8.35%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 22,364.88 110 7.45%
4 JPMorgan 21,315.58 118 7.10%
5 Goldman Sachs 12,628.06 55 4.21%

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