• King of the taps Bahrain kick starts GCC

    Bahrain’s raised $600m with a re-opening of its 2028s, pulling in a $2.6bn book that bodes well for the slew of GCC sovereigns set to charge into the international bond markets this year.

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Hong Kong extends curve with 10yr sukuk

    The Hong Kong government stretched its Islamic finance benchmark and ambitions on Tuesday, securing a $1bn 10 year deal with the first dollar sovereign sukuk of the year.

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Minsheng Financial Leasing hunts for $200m

    Minsheng Financial Leasing has returned to the debt market for a $200m offshore loan that is led by three mandated lead arrangers and bookrunners.

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Dollar deals flood into Asia market

    The Asia debt market saw a fresh rush of dollar deals on Wednesday, with property names China Jinmao Holdings Group and Xinhu Zhongbao, as well as Singapore’s United Overseas Bank launching new deals.

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Trio opens up Kingboard Laminates HK$6bn refi

    Kingboard Laminates Holdings is looking to refinance two loans with a single HK$6bn ($773m) facility, and has narrowed the all-in pricing by about 80bp.

    • 21 Feb 2017
  • Hong Kong moves forward with 10 year sukuk

    The Hong Kong government launched a new 10 year dollar sukuk on Tuesday morning, seizing the opportunity to set a new benchmark after previously only selling five year sukuk.

    • 21 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
  • Yanlord builds $600m loan in general syndication

    Chinese property developer Yanlord Land Group has rolled out its $600m dual-tranche financing into general syndication.

    • 17 Feb 2017
  • Huawei prices year's first G3 tech bond from Asia

    Huawei Investment & Holding Co wrapped up Asia’s first G3 bond from the technology sector this year, pricing its notes through fair value. It plans to become a regular issuer in the capital markets to diversify its funding.

    • 15 Feb 2017
  • Yanlord eyes $600m comeback for refinancing

    Chinese property developer Yanlord Land Group is poised to return to the loan syndications market with a $600m deal that will refinance a $385m borrowing raised in 2014.

    • 15 Feb 2017
  • ICBC, BoCom bank on investor appetite for FRNs

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) and Bank of Communications (BoCom), enjoyed success with their decision to jump on the floating rate note (FRN) bandwagon on Monday, via their Hong Kong branches. The former bagged $2bn from a triple-tranche offering and the latter $850m from a three year floater.

    • 14 Feb 2017
  • Huawei connects for dual-trancher, Ronshine reopens bond

    China’s Huawei Investment & Holding Co is set to become the first G3 bond issuer from the technology sector in Asia this year, taking bids for a dual-trancher on Tuesday morning. Meanwhile, property developer Ronshine China Holdings is back to tap its 2019s.

    • 14 Feb 2017
  • Greater China names unleash deals into Monday market

    The Greater China debt market started the week in full force, with Bank of Communications, ICBC and Road King Infrastructure opening books on Monday.

    • 13 Feb 2017
  • Huawei engineers return to dollar bond market

    China’s Huawei Investment & Holding Co is gauging investor appetite for its third international bond, having picked five banks to work on the transaction.

    • 13 Feb 2017
  • Allocations out for Air India $69m syndication

    The list of investors that came aboard a $69m loan for Air India has been revealed. The company launched general syndication in October and brought in new lenders at the end of last year.

    • 10 Feb 2017
  • Nigeria blows out on bond return to show Africa appetite

    Despite lingering concerns about its foreign exchange rate regime, Nigeria’s return to the bond market drew an impressive $7.8bn book. So insatiable was demand that the deal dragged the whole sub-Saharan Africa market tighter in secondaries paving the way for some much missed supply from the sector, writes Virginia Furness.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • Updated: China Grand Auto seeks $591m in two currencies

    China Grand Automotive is in the market for a $591m equivalent dual currency syndicated loan. The deal comes less than two months after it raised funds from a bond issue.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • Orders stack up for Nigeria 15 year

    Nigeria’s 15 year bondlooked to be going strongly on Thursday, with investors piling $4.5bn of orders into the book by lunchtime.

    • 09 Feb 2017
  • Large range for Nigeria pricing feedback

    Nigeria impressed on its roadshow this week but concerns about the country’s FX regime have resulted in a wide range of feedback for pricing from investors.

    • 08 Feb 2017
  • China Grand Auto makes quick return to debt market

    China Grand Automotive is looking for a $591m equivalent syndicated loan facility, less than two months after it raised funds from the bond market.

    • 08 Feb 2017
  • DIB launches biggest ever senior sukuk

    Dubai Islamic Bank had taken orders of over $2.2bn by lunchtime on Tuesdayto launch the first financial sukuk from the Middle East of 2017.

    • 07 Feb 2017
  • Ahli Bank Qatar picks six for senior return

    Ahli Bank Qatar will hit the road next week for a five year senior bond, as issuance from Middle Eastern banks ramps up.

    • 07 Feb 2017
  • Hong Kong preps for new dollar sukuk

    The Hong Kong government is eyeing the week of February 20 to issue a new dollar sukuk, providing further momentum to Islamic financing since making its debut in the market more than two years ago.

    • 07 Feb 2017
  • Dubai Islamic Bank roadshow adds to sukuk pipeline

    Sukuk supply looks set to step up next week after Dubai Islamic Bank became the second borrower in two days to announce plans to meet investors ahead of a potential dollar deal in the format.

    • 02 Feb 2017
  • African sov supply resumes as Nigeria goes on tour

    The long drought in Sub-Saharan African bond issuance could end as early as next week after Nigeria set dates for a four day international roadshow.

    • 02 Feb 2017
  • Reliance launches $1.75bn refi, adds more banks at the top

    A $1.75bn borrowing for Indian conglomerate Reliance Industries has been opened into general syndication with a 19-strong banking group at the top.

    • 02 Feb 2017
  • KWG signs up five for dual currency borrowing

    KWG Property Holding signed a dual currency term loan with a group of lenders on January 27, with the money to be used for refinancing and corporate funding requirements.

    • 01 Feb 2017

All International Bonds

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 20 Feb 2017
1 JPMorgan 62,591.98 254 8.02%
2 Citi 61,005.69 220 7.81%
3 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 58,608.72 174 7.51%
4 Barclays 54,439.39 163 6.97%
5 Goldman Sachs 46,279.46 130 5.93%

Bookrunners of All Syndicated Loans EMEA

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Deutsche Bank 7,631.43 12 11.03%
2 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 4,575.12 14 6.62%
3 Citi 3,984.96 10 5.76%
4 Commerzbank Group 3,849.81 7 5.57%
5 HSBC 3,720.28 13 5.38%

Bookrunners of all EMEA ECM Issuance

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 21 Feb 2017
1 Goldman Sachs 1,774.56 8 9.26%
2 Morgan Stanley 1,728.90 15 9.02%
3 JPMorgan 1,456.77 11 7.60%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 1,450.69 9 7.57%
5 UBS 1,317.06 9 6.87%