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Bonds

  • IDBI pays up to profit from falling Treasuries

    IDBI Bank priced a five year dollar bond on October 20. While volatile markets saw the issuer pay some new issue premium, it managed to take advantage of a good window to price just wide of its curve.

    • 12:00 PM

Equities

  • Investors flag down Blue Bird for $200m IPO

    Indonesian taxi operator Blue Bird Group became a victim of weak global market conditions last week, which forced it to shrink its IPO by 33% despite books being covered within hours of launch.

    • 12:00 PM

Loans

  • CP Indonesia serves up $350m with seven

    Poultry feed producer Charoen Pokphand (CP) Indonesia’s $350m dual currency loan, which comes with a $50m greenshoe, has entered general syndication.

    • 12:00 PM

People News

RMB

  • Hang Seng and Markit unveil iBoxx RMB index family

    Hang Seng Indexes and Markit this week launched the Hang Seng Markit iBoxx Offshore RMB Bond Index family (HSM iBoxx), which includes more than 600 indices classified according to criteria such as issuer types, sectors, rating, maturity and size.

    • 12:00 PM

Comment

  • BoC's AT1: big but not that clever

    You’ve got to hand it to Bank of China. This week it priced the biggest Basel III bank capital deal ever, in what bankers are calling the worst market conditions since 2008. But while the deal was certainly one step forward for Bank of China, it looked like two steps back for the international capital markets.

    • 17 Oct 2014
  • Stop Ebola now – before it stops us

    Don’t switch off. Ebola may not have hit your P&L yet, but it’s going to, soon, and hard, whatever your job is. And look at the charts. The logic is inexorable: the longer we take to overcome the disease, the worse the cost will be – for the global economy and in human life. This is not about a few percentage points of GDP. Modern civilisation itself is at risk.

    • 14 Oct 2014
  • Time for investors to make up their mind about Asia tech

    Alibaba’s record breaking $25bn IPO was supposed to be the trigger that dispelled investor fears about Asian technology companies and opened to door to future listings. But as the volatility in such stocks has shown, investor sentiment in the sector is subject to wild swings. And that is hurting the IPO pipeline.

    • 14 Oct 2014
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Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Oct 2014
1 Goldman Sachs 17,342.11 70 8.45%
2 Morgan Stanley 13,055.54 71 6.36%
3 Citi 12,683.01 57 6.18%
4 Credit Suisse 11,972.64 81 5.84%
5 UBS 11,755.05 101 5.73%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Oct 2014
1 Citi 23,325.00 125 0.00%
2 HSBC 23,038.52 149 0.00%
3 JPMorgan 19,600.38 109 0.00%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,341.19 90 0.00%
5 Deutsche Bank 14,492.97 81 0.00%

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