• Novelis sees good interest for $1.8bn TLB refi

    Novelis’s $1.8bn Asian refinancing of its US term loan B has seen four new lenders come in during syndication, as the leads hold out for several more large commitments.

    • 27 Feb 2017
  • Sri Lanka cuts loan pricing after bumper 2016 deal

    Sri Lanka has picked a consortium of six banks for a $1bn borrowing, just months after wrapping up its last loan. A pick up in sentiment around the country and its reliable track record means the latest deal will do well in syndication, with heightened interest from India providing additional momentum. Shruti Chaturvedi reports.

    • 23 Feb 2017
  • India eyes $251m from Bharat Electronics sell down

    The Indian government kicked off a two-day bookbuild on Wednesday to sell 5% of its stake in Bharat Electronics worth Rp16.8bn ($250.9m).

    • 22 Feb 2017
  • Sri Lankan sovereign lines up six for loan

    Sri Lanka has chosen a consortium of six lenders to arrange an up to $1bn borrowing, after having invited pitches from banks in January.

    • 21 Feb 2017
  • Indian AT1s to relish RBI relaxation on coupons

    The Reserve Bank of India is giving lenders a helping hand when it comes to paying coupons on their additional tier one debt, by allowing them to dip into their statutory reserves. Although the flexibility on coupon payments is beneficial, weaker banks will still struggle to come offshore for capital. Addison Gong reports.

    • 09 Feb 2017

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.01
2 Everbright Securities 16.95
3 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.59
4 HSBC 6.99
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 6.36

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Feb 2017
1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 3,764.17 7 11.54%
2 CITIC Securities 2,885.95 10 8.84%
3 Haitong Securities Ltd 2,766.73 16 8.48%
4 Goldman Sachs 2,591.61 5 7.94%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 2,120.55 13 6.50%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • 22 Feb 2017
1 HSBC 5,558.78 30 9.86%
2 Citi 5,005.39 21 8.88%
3 JPMorgan 4,564.51 23 8.09%
4 Morgan Stanley 4,198.24 15 7.44%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 3,028.46 14 5.37%

Asian polls & awards

  • Photos from Asiamoney's New Year Awards Dinner 2017

    Asiamoney held its New Year Awards Dinner at the Conrad Hotel in Hong Kong on February 22, 2017, where issuers, bankers, brokers and analysts gathered to celebrate the achievements of those who were top-ranked in Asiamoney polls in 2016 or who had won deal or bank awards.

  • Photos of the GlobalCapital Asia New Year Drinks and Awards Reception

    GlobalCapital Asia held a New Year drinks and awards reception at Le Bistro Winebeast in Hong Kong on February 15, 2017. Below is a selection of the best photos from the night. Our thanks to all who attended.

  • 2016 Best Country Deals: Results

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney are pleased to announce the results of our Best Country Deals, recognising the standout transactions in Asia. Our thanks to everybody who took time to pitch.

  • 2016 China Deals and Investment Bank of the Year: Results

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney are pleased to announce the results of our annual awards, recognising the best banks and transactions in China. Thanks to everyone who took time to pitch and our congratulations to the winners.

  • 2016 Australia Deals and Investment Bank of the Year: Results

    GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney are pleased to announce the results of our annual awards, recognising the best banks and transactions in Australia. Our thanks to everybody who took time to pitch.