• Investors jump on board $571.1m Sime placement

    Malaysian conglomerate Sime Darby was inundated with orders for its MR2.4bn ($571.1m) overnight share sale this week, making the tightly executed block southeast Asia’s largest follow-on in a year.

    • 05 Oct 2016
  • Sime Darby opens books for $571m block

    Malaysia’s Sime Darby is out with an accelerated bookbuild to raise as much as MR2.4bn ($571.1m) via Maybank as sole bookrunner.

    • 04 Oct 2016
  • Maybank Kim Eng makes top hires in London

    Patrick Han has joined Maybank Kim Eng in London as chief executive officer, a role that gives him oversight of the firm's UK operations.

    • 29 Aug 2016
  • Asia IPO round-up: Doosan, WCT, Fullerton

    Doosan Bobcat is expected to start gauging sentiment for its $1bn-$2bn IPO in South Korea immediately after the securities registration statement is filed on September 8, according to bankers on the deal.

    • 24 Aug 2016
  • Sime Darby eyes $596m equity fundraising to cut debt

    Sime Darby is planning an overnight share sale that could raise up to MR2.38bn ($595.85m) as the Malaysian property to palm oil conglomerate looks to pare down its debt load.

    • 23 Aug 2016
  • Mizuho and Maybank ink Asian equity partnership

    Mizuho Securities Co and Maybank Kim Eng have formed a partnership to boost their equity brokerage businesses by offering research and trading execution services between Japan and Malaysia.

    • 16 Aug 2016
  • Ezion nets S$141m from oversubscribed rights issue

    Singapore-listed Ezion Holdings has wrapped up a rights issue of nearly 500m new shares, raising S$141.3m ($105.3m).

    • 02 Aug 2016
  • China Jinjiang pockets S$184m from novel SGX float

    China Jinjiang Environment Holding Co has bagged S$184.3m ($135.8m) after wrapping up a Singapore listing, in a rare transaction from a mainland company.

    • 21 Jul 2016
  • EC World prices S$346m Reit IPO high on China demand

    EC World Real Estate Investment Trust has sealed its S$346.4m ($255.2m) Singapore listing after a wealth of interest from Chinese investors pushed pricing near the top of guidance, according to a source close to the IPO.

    • 21 Jul 2016
  • Ezion targets S$141m fundraising via rights issue

    Singapore-listed Ezion Holdings is planning to sell up to S$141.3m ($104.3m) worth of stock through a rights issue at a subscription price of S$0.29 apiece, according to a filing with the Monetary Authority of Singapore on Monday.

    • 12 Jul 2016
  • MRCB-Quill plans $106m fundraising for acquisition

    Malaysia’s MRCB-Quill Real Estate Investment Trust is looking to raise MR427m ($106m) through an equity placement in the fourth quarter of this year to part-fund the acquisition of an office tower in the capital.

    • 04 Jul 2016
  • Eco World, Greentown IPOs unmoved by Brexit

    Malaysia’s Eco World International, which is planning a $500m IPO, will stick to its timeline for opening books in the third quarter of this year despite the risk of contagion from Brexit.

    • 27 Jun 2016
  • Maybank rotates senior management job roles

    Maybank has rejigged its top ranks with fresh appointments in its global banking and Islamic banking units, as well as the chief financial officer position, the Malaysian bank said.

    • 07 Jun 2016
  • WCT Construction eyes $372m valuation

    Malaysia’s WCT Holdings is aiming to list its construction arm in a MR600m ($148.78m) IPO by the second quarter of next year.

    • 30 May 2016
  • Eco World to have cornerstone boost from GuocoLand

    Eco World International is close to sealing a deal to bring in GuocoLand Malaysia as both a cornerstone and strategic investor in its $500m Malaysia IPO, said bankers on the trade.

    • 26 May 2016
  • TPI Polene Power eyes Thai IPO

    TPI Polene Power is looking to list on the Stock Exchange of Thailand via leads CIMB, Maybank and Tisco Securities.

    • 13 May 2016
  • Seadrill triumphs with $198m SapKen block

    Seadrill has sold the remainder of its stake in SapuraKencana Petroleum via a MR774.72m ($198.35m) accelerated share sale, putting to bed a deal that failed to clear only three weeks ago.

    • 28 Apr 2016
  • Eco World eyes cornerstones for $500m IPO

    Malaysia’s Eco World International is in the process of lining up five or six cornerstone investors for its summer listing, a source close to the deal told GlobalCapital Asia.

    • 25 Apr 2016
  • China in focus as Maybank Kim Eng hunts for growth

    John Fei, chief executive for Hong Kong and China at Maybank Kim Eng’s Hong Kong arm, has ambitious plans. He wants it to break into the city’s top 15 investment banks, he told GlobalCapital Asia in a recent interview.

    • 21 Apr 2016
  • East is Eden: Maybank Kim Eng banks on China

    Maybank Kim Eng’s Hong Kong arm is eyeing opportunities in Greater China to push it closer towards its ambitions. John Fei, CEO for Hong Kong and China, told GlobalCapital Asia that the firm is not only looking to break into the ranks of the city’s top 15 investment banks but also wants to be among the top 20 brokerages.

    • 20 Apr 2016
  • Eco World given nod from regulator for Malaysia listing

    Eco World International has obtained approval from the Securities Commission Malaysia for its IPO, which is expected to raise $500m by the middle of this year.

    • 07 Apr 2016
  • Updated: Ranhill drags $94m IPO across the line

    Ranhill Holdings has finally sealed its IPO of MR386.78m ($93.76m) at the bottom of the range after delaying the pricing decision from Tuesday and dropping the secondary offering.

    • 04 Mar 2016
  • WCT picks banks for IPOs of Reit, construction arm

    Malaysia-listed WCT Holdings is looking to spin off its property into a real estate investment trust and list its construction arm, with both IPOs likely to come to the market next year.

    • 03 Mar 2016
  • Eco World lays foundation for $500m IPO

    Eco World International, which dropped plans for a special purpose acquisition company IPO in 2015, is seeking to raise $500m with a listing by the middle of this year, said sources.

    • 26 Feb 2016
  • Ranhill eyes one-day bookbuild for $191m IPO

    In an unusual move, Malaysia’s Ranhill Holdings may shorten bookbuilding for its MR807.5m ($190.96mm) IPO to just one day, as volatile market conditions have made it impossible to find the right window.

    • 26 Feb 2016
  • CLIQ to be first Spac to fold amid failed acquisition

    CLIQ Energy is set to be the first Malaysian special purpose acquisition company (Spac) to be liquidated after the regulator rejected its request for more time to make a qualifying acquisition.

    • 25 Feb 2016
  • Indonesia in line for chunky Cikarang listing

    Indonesia-based power producer Cikarang Listrindo is planning to launch the country's largest IPO for almost a year.

    • 18 Feb 2016
  • Ranhill delays $196m Malaysia IPO further

    Ranhill Holdings remains undecided on when to open books for its MR807.5m ($195.94m) Malaysian IPO and is taking a day-by-day approach on the launch due to volatile market conditions, said sources.

    • 15 Feb 2016
  • Maybank, CIMB add to ECM teams

    Maybank has hired Naguib Hussin from CLSA for its equity capital markets desk in Malaysia. He replaces Norly Khalim, who has transferred to another department within the Malaysian lender.

    • 22 Jan 2016
  • Ranhill to launch $188m IPO by month end

    Ranhill Holdings will sell shares in its MR807.5m ($188.32m) IPO in Malaysia at a ceiling of MR1.70 apiece, with the trade slated to launch by the end of January, said a banker.

    • 04 Jan 2016

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Total Volume Rmb (m) No. of Deals Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 7,500 5 22.26
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 4,000 2 11.87
2 Everbright Securities 4,000 1 11.87
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 3,500 2 10.39
5 HSBC 3,000 2 8.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 19 Oct 2016
1 CITIC Securities 14,399.87 54 6.41%
2 Morgan Stanley 11,680.45 48 5.20%
3 GF Securities Co Ltd 11,254.82 44 5.01%
4 Deutsche Bank 8,929.93 36 3.97%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 8,568.28 45 3.81%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 11 Oct 2016
1 HSBC 24,211.67 144 4.82%
2 Citi 23,007.32 123 4.58%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 20,229.47 98 4.03%
4 JPMorgan 18,255.12 103 3.63%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,241.68 45 2.24%