• NAB’s senior falls between cracks

    National Australia Bank (NAB) was said to have “fallen between the cracks” this week when a €500m seven year deal appeared to find the limit of investors’ demand for tightly priced senior bonds.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Lloyds debuts in Kangaroo market with holdco

    Lloyds Bank issued its first Australian dollar bond through its senior holding company on Wednesday. As the Kangaroo market shows itself receptive to loss-absorbing products, bankers expect more financial institutions to diversify down under.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Lloyds debuts in Kangaroo market with holdco

    Lloyds Bank debuted its first ever Australian dollar bond through its senior holding company on Wednesday. As growing numbers of foreign lenders are drawn to the Australian currency — a consequence of the high rates relative to other markets and a buoyant economy — there is a growing incentive for international borrowers to place bonds down under.

    • 13 Sep 2017
  • NAB and LF Bank get in early with senior offerings

    National Australia Bank (NAB) and Sweden’s Länsförsäkringar Bank (LF Bank) were selling new senior deals on Monday, with daily supply volumes set to fall later in the week when FIG market participants head to Barcelona for the Euromoney/ECBC Global Covered Bond Congress.

    • 11 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 %
  • Last updated
  • 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.