• Sun Hung Kai gets Panda programme greenlight

    Hong Kong-based Sun Hung Kai Properties has received Chinese regulators’ blessing to issue Rmb10bn ($152.9m) worth of Panda bonds within the next two years, according to the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (Nafmii).

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • BOCHK sells interbank market’s largest Panda bond

    Bank of China Hong Kong has sold its second Panda bond, raising a staggering Rmb9bn ($1.37bn) from a one year note. The transaction was the largest Panda sold in the interbank bond market, and caught the attention of foreign investors, which made 50% of all bids.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • ABC International makes rare visit for $500m bond

    ABC International Holdings tackled its looming maturities head on with a $500m three year bond on Tuesday, finding favour among investors thanks to fair pricing and its rarity value.

    • 13 Sep 2017
  • ABC International out for funds, BJ Infrastructure mandates

    ABC International Holdings is back in the offshore bond market, opening books for a senior unsecured fixed rate dollar trade on Tuesday. Separately, Beijing Infrastructure Investment Co is set to end its two-year absence from the international market.

    • 12 Sep 2017
  • China Aoyuan rides on strong growth with 10x covered deal

    China Aoyuan Property Group took advantage of an improvement in its credit metrics and a recent ratings upgrade to return to the debt market for the second time this year, netting its targeted $250m in the process.

    • 07 Sep 2017
  • Joy City builds Panda credentials with Rmb1bn debut

    Red chip property developer Joy City has hit the Panda bond market for the first time, raising Rmb1bn ($153.1m) from a three year bond on September 5. Although the deal was small in size, it caught the attention of some Bond Connect investors thanks to the issuer’s reputation.

    • 06 Sep 2017
  • ICBCI plans new $500m offshore loan

    ICBC International (ICBCI) has approached banks for a $500m syndicated loan facility with Agricultural Bank of China at the helm.

    • 01 Sep 2017
  • Great Wall flubs coupon payment dates

    China Great Wall Asset Management stumbled into secondary trading late on Friday after its new dollar deal hit delays due to confusion over coupon payment dates.

    • 28 Aug 2017
  • Triple threat: Great Wall AMC touts three dollar bond tranches

    China Great Wall Asset Management attempted to reopen the Asian dollar debt market on Thursday with a triple tranche offering after a typhoon shutdown the market on Wednesday.

    • 24 Aug 2017
  • Great Wall AMC readies return visit to offshore bonds

    China Great Wall Asset Management Co has mandated a whopping 20 banks for its next dollar bond, and is planning to meet Hong Kong investors on Tuesday.

    • 21 Aug 2017
  • Chengtong, China Logistics Property plot dollar bonds

    First-time issuers China Chengtong Holdings Group and China Logistics Property Holdings Co are preparing for their dollar fundraisings, tapping banks to lead their respective offerings.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • CR Land seals biggest Panda deal of the year

    China Resources Land returned to the Panda market with the biggest deal this year, raising Rmb5bn ($740.9m) from a dual-tranche bond on Monday. CR Land sealed the deal just four days after rival Longfor Properties’ debut and faced similar pressure from investors to prioritise its shorter term notes.

    • 25 Jul 2017
  • SSAs join red chips in Panda bonanza

    After a dire first half of the year, the Panda bonds market had a busy week with five issuers either pricing their deals or revealing their intention to come to the market. While red chip real estate names still make up most of the pipeline, sovereign and local government issuers are starting to get a piece of the action, with Hungary and the Province of British Columbia (BC) leading the way.

    • 20 Jul 2017
  • CR Land returns with dual-tranche Panda

    Hong Kong-listed China Resources Land is returning to the Panda market on July 21 after a year-long absence. The company, which is hoping to raise Rmb5bn ($741m), will be the second red chip real estate issuer in two days to price a dual-tranche Panda deal.

    • 19 Jul 2017
  • GRCB prices $1bn HK listing near middle of range

    Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank Co got its HK$8.06bn ($1.03bn) Hong Kong IPO away on Wednesday, pricing the shares just below the middle of the offered range.

    • 14 Jun 2017
  • GRCB covers $1.1bn HK listing with Chinese funds

    Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank Co’s HK$8.34bn ($1.07bn) Hong Kong IPO is covered after three Mainland investors lent their support as cornerstones.

    • 08 Jun 2017
  • GRCB to kick off pre-marketing for $1bn IPO

    Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank Co will drum up interest for its $1bn Hong Kong IPO next week, said bankers on the trade.

    • 05 May 2017
  • Pre-Easter blowout hatches Asian bond deals

    Aluminum Corp of China, Peking University Founder Group, Beijing Enterprises Holdings and Singapore’s Oxley Holdings all walked away with new bonds on Wednesday, wrapping up a blockbuster issuance week ahead of Easter.

    • 13 Apr 2017
  • Chinese FIGs courting investors in force

    Bank of China, CCB Life Insurance and Citic Securities kicked off investor meetings and calls this week, in pursuit of Reg S deals.

    • 10 Apr 2017
  • China Re, Cinda wow market with $3.8bn combined

    China Reinsurance (Group) Corp and China Cinda Asset Management Co ventured out on a busy Thursday with their respective five year prints that saw investors stand firmly by their sides. The two took a combined $3.8bn.

    • 03 Mar 2017
  • No CNY blues: IPOs from HK to BKK vie for attention

    Activity is trickling back into Asia ECM as bankers return to their desks post Chinese New Year, with several Hong Kong IPOs looking to start pre-marketing and a Thai name testing investor appetite.

    • 03 Feb 2017

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.78
2 CITIC Securities 22.01
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 10.16
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.90
4 Everbright Securities 7.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 9,843.07 61 5.75%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,791.82 40 5.13%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 8,175.96 42 4.77%
4 UBS 7,533.78 55 4.40%
5 Citi 7,277.56 50 4.25%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 27,049.63 178 8.43%
2 Citi 23,096.66 145 7.20%
3 JPMorgan 20,336.44 114 6.34%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,766.30 85 4.91%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 13,949.71 104 4.35%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital Asia Regional Capital Market Awards 2017

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual regional capital markets and investment banking awards, rewarding the most impressive transactions and investment bank franchises of 2017.

  • 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.