• 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
  • Investors bear ‘very tight’ Westpac AT1

    Westpac was able to squeeze the pricing through fair value for its debut additional tier one (AT1) in dollars this week.

    • 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
  • Investors put cash out for harvest time in FIG

    Bank debt investors have stood ready to take on a barrage of deals in multiple currencies this week, and there is little sign that they have reached their limits.

    • 13 Sep 2017
  • Westpac targets tight levels on ‘surprise’ dollar debut in AT1

    Westpac was set to squeeze the pricing for its debut additional tier one (AT1) in US dollars on Tuesday.

    • 12 Sep 2017

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 30.14
2 CITIC Securities 23.05
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 10.64
4 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 8.27
4 Everbright Securities 8.27

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 9,696.66 60 5.86%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,701.82 39 5.26%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 8,023.48 41 4.85%
4 Citi 6,940.43 47 4.19%
5 UBS 6,666.10 50 4.03%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 26,455.60 175 8.53%
2 Citi 22,796.95 143 7.35%
3 JPMorgan 19,542.06 110 6.30%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 15,321.53 83 4.94%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 13,604.47 103 4.38%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • Made in China: The best banks and deals of 2016

    You know who won, now find out why. GlobalCapital Asia and Asiamoney present the extended results of our 2016 China Deals and Investment Bank of the Year awards, recognising achievement both on and offshore.