• Aier Eye loan highlights more collaboration

    A €179.4m loan to support Chinese company Aier Eye Hospital Group’s acquisition of Spanish firm Clinica Baviera has entered syndication with three banks at the helm. The deal is another example of Mainland firms’ eagerness to expand overseas, which is in turn giving the country’s lenders with similar ambitions a leg-up as they venture into relatively unexplored markets. Shruti Chaturvedi reports.

    • 29 Jun 2017
  • AMTD seals rare senior perp from Hong Kong

    AMTD Group Company priced its second international bond on Thursday, also the only senior perpetual transaction from an unlisted, unrated Hong Kong-based borrower. The lack of suitable comparables posed a challenge, with the issuer deciding to leave some money on the table to support the aftermarket performance.

    • 09 Jun 2017
  • FWD, AMTD keep perp momentum going

    Hong Kong’s FWD Group and AMTD Group Company have started taking orders for their respective unrated perpetual bonds. The former is seeking a zero coupon subordinated deal, while the latter is marketing a senior transaction — its second international offering.

    • 08 Jun 2017

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.15
2 CITIC Securities 21.52
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.93
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.38
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.73

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 11,427.98 67 5.89%
2 UBS 9,299.37 70 4.79%
3 China Securities Co Ltd 9,276.15 41 4.78%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 9,131.08 44 4.71%
5 Goldman Sachs 8,990.09 44 4.63%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 28,421.28 190 8.26%
2 Citi 25,455.77 157 7.39%
3 JPMorgan 21,262.04 123 6.18%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 18,072.67 94 5.25%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 14,573.61 109 4.23%

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