• Unmet demand fuels Medco Energi’s $100m tap

    Indonesia’s Medco Energi Internasional has added $100m to its outstanding five non call three bonds from last week, bagging a total of $400m as Chinese investors continue to prove a receptive audience.

    • 17 Aug 2017
  • Indonesia's Medco navigates choppy market

    Indonesia’s Medco Energi Internasional braved a rocky market to grab $300m on Thursday, deciding to go ahead with its issuance on expectations of worse conditions further ahead.

    • 11 Aug 2017
  • Medco Energi pumps out new transaction

    Indonesia’s Medco Energi Internasional, which counts state-owned electricity generator Perusahaan Listrik Negara as one of its clients, is marketing a new dollar bond.

    • 10 Aug 2017
  • Indonesia’s Medco gauges appetite for 144A/Reg S bond

    Oil and gas exploration and production company Medco Energi Internasional is eyeing the offshore market for a senior bond, and will meet fixed income accounts in Asia, Europe and the US.

    • 31 Jul 2017
  • China firms ‘amaze’ rivals with bond market sweep

    Chinese investment banks and brokerages had a dazzling performance in Asian DCM during the first half, remaining the preferred choice for the country’s offshore issuers while also making big leaps in boosting their international client base. With their rise have also come increasing concerns around best market practices – but even these may soon be a thing of the past. Addison Gong reports.

    • 06 Jul 2017
  • Hilong slides into market with $250m debut

    Hilong Holding debuted in the bond market on Thursday with a $250m three year bullet, managing to somewhat defy concerns around its concentration in the volatile oil industry.

    • 16 Jun 2017
  • Hainan Airlines, Hilong ride on steady market post rate hike

    HNA Group company Hainan Airlines Holding Co rolled out a 364 day bond on Thursday, becoming the second issuer to seek a short-term deal recently. Meanwhile, Chinese oilfield equipment provider Hilong Holding is selling an inaugural three year note.

    • 15 Jun 2017
  • China's Hilong drills for new dollar bond

    Chinese high yield company Hilong Holding has mandated banks for a dollar bond.

    • 08 Jun 2017
  • Four vie for dollar investor attention

    The Asia ex-Japan G3 bond market saw a slew of issuers from a variety of backgrounds hit the market on Thursday, with borrowers from Greater China as well as Indonesia venturing offshore.

    • 25 May 2017
  • China Oil, Yida and Citic serve up bond feast

    Chinese corporates and FIGs contributed to most of the primary supply in Asia DCM on Tuesday, with China Oil and Gas Group, Yida China Holdings and Citic Securities snapping up a combined $1.45bn.

    • 12 Apr 2017
  • Asia DCM in a frenzy as Easter holiday looms

    Asia’s primary DCM market is busy on Tuesday ahead of the long Easter weekend, with Lianyungang Port Group, China Oil and Gas Group, Yida China Holdings and Golden Wheel Tiandi Holdings Company opening books for their respective dollar bonds.

    • 11 Apr 2017
  • Greater China corps flood market with mandates

    Yida China Holdings, Peking University Founder Group Company, Red Star Macalline Group Corp and HKICIM Group are looking to hit the offshore debt market, mandating banks for their respective Reg S transactions on Monday.

    • 10 Apr 2017
  • Jinmao to hit Panda market with Rmb2.5bn debut

    China Jinmao Holdings is coming to the Panda bond market for the first time with Rmb2.5bn ($362.7m) worth of three year medium term notes, the company said in an April 6 announcement.

    • 07 Apr 2017
  • Sino-Ocean builds Panda credentials with Rmb4bn debut

    Sino-Ocean Group Holdings has issued its first Panda bond, raising Rmb4bn ($580m) from a dual trancher. The debut followed German carmaker Daimler and Russian aluminium giant Rusal in a series of prominent issuances in March.

    • 23 Mar 2017
  • Zheshang Bank markets AT1, Guanghui Group mandates

    China Zheshang Bank Co is out with its maiden international additional tier one, while Xinjiang Guanghui Industry Investment (Group) Co, the largest shareholder in China Grand Auto, is prepping for its offshore debut.

    • 22 Mar 2017
  • Greater Chinese aviation names fly with $810m

    Events, including a rise in the probability of a March interest rate hike and US President Donald Trump’s speech to Congress, did not hold investors back from jumping into deals from Grand China Air, China Aircraft Leasing Group (CALC) and Hong Kong Express Airways (HK Express) on Tuesday.

    • 02 Mar 2017
  • Bond deluge as corporates, FIGs hunt for deals

    The strength of the primary debt market in Asia shows no signs of abating, with a number of borrowers heading out on Thursday for fresh dollar fundraisings.

    • 02 Mar 2017
  • Greater China issuers set to flood Asia DCM

    Issuers from Greater China are set to storm the debt market soon with China Reinsurance Finance Corp, China Cinda Asset Management Co, Grand China Air Co and Pacific Century Premium Developments eyeing dollar offerings. Separately, New China Life Insurance Company has got the green light from its board to raise funds offshore.

    • 27 Feb 2017
  • Chinese corps test investor appetite for new deals

    Citic and Xinyuan Real Estate are out with their respective bonds on a busy Tuesday in the dollar debt market, as China Jinmao Holdings Group also announces a tender plus new issue as part of its liability management.

    • 21 Feb 2017
  • RMB outlook 2017: Panda and dim sum bonds

    It was a year of opposite fates for Panda and dim sum bonds in 2016 with the former reaching record heights and the latter pretty much left on the sidelines. In our first outlook piece of the year, GlobalRMB reached out to several experts to get their thoughts on what the future holds for both asset classes.

    • 06 Jan 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 %
  • Last updated
  • 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.