• ZhongAn rides high on demand for $1.5bn HK listing

    ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co has raised HK$11.9bn ($1.5bn) after pricing its hugely popular Hong Kong IPO at the top of guidance, according to a banker on the deal.

    • 22 Sep 2017
  • Sunshine counts on anchors for refinancing

    Investors familiar with Sunshine 100 China Holdings’ credentials shrugged off a recent ratings downgrade to gobble up its new $235m bond, which will allow the company redeem a note coming due imminently.

    • 21 Sep 2017
  • Gansu bank, A-Living seek Hong Kong listings

    Bank of Gansu Co and A-Living Services Co are looking to float on the Hong Kong Stock Exchange, having filed draft listing documents with the bourse.

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • Online insurer ZhongAn launches HK$12bn IPO

    ZhongAn Online P&C Insurance Co has opened books for its much-anticipated Hong Kong IPO, which could raise up to HK$11.9bn ($1.5bn).

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • ZhongAn sets high bar for first HK insurtech IPO

    The $1.5bn Hong Kong IPO of Chinese insurtech firm ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co is set to be a splashy affair, with the punchy valuations on offer stirring debate among ECM bankers. But the leads are already predicting a successful outcome. John Loh and Jonathan Breen report.

    • 14 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
  • GLP’s $4.1bn LBO facility opens for retail participation

    A chunky $4.108bn leveraged buyout financing, for the acquisition of Global Logistic Properties by a consortium of Chinese investors, has entered into general syndication.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Haitong UniTrust plans September IPO launch

    Haitong UniTrust, the leasing arm of Haitong Securities, is eyeing an end-September window to launch its $500m IPO in Hong Kong.

    • 13 Sep 2017
  • ZhongAn pitches brazen valuations on $1.5bn IPO

    Investors have been receptive to ZhongAn Online Property and Casualty Insurance Co’s $1.5bn IPO in Hong Kong despite the punchy valuations on tow, said bankers.

    • 13 Sep 2017
  • Bank of Qingdao raises the curtain on Chinese AT1 supply

    Bank of Qingdao is whetting investors’ appetite with a dollar-denominated Basel III additional tier one bond, only the second from a Chinese city commercial bank, and coming ahead of an expected flood of supply from the country.

    • 12 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
  • China Aoyuan, Lai Sun seek post-summer deals

    Action in Asia ex-Japan’s offshore bond market picked up on Wednesday, with property developers from Greater China announcing new transactions.

    • 06 Sep 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 9,844.12 61 5.73%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,917.11 41 5.19%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 8,175.96 42 4.76%
4 UBS 7,533.62 55 4.39%
5 Citi 7,312.18 51 4.26%

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 8.42%
2 Citi 23,096.66 145 7.19%
3 JPMorgan 20,336.44 114 6.33%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,766.30 85 4.91%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 14,043.71 105 4.37%

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.