Latest RMB bond news

  • Investors give thumbs-up to Mercedes-Benz ABS

    Chinese investors gave a warm welcome to Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance’s second outing this year in China’s securitization market, helping the originator raise Rmb4.98bn ($760m) from the senior tranche of the deal.

    • 20 Sep 2017
  • Timing of Chinese sovereign dollar bond baffles analysts

    After a 13 year absence, China's Ministry of Finance (MoF) is getting closer to tapping the dollar bond market again. But although some analysts say the issuance will help cut costs for Chinese corporates borrowing abroad, others were left scratching their heads over the timing of the deal given China's growing pile of FX reserves.

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • Sun Hung Kai gets Panda programme greenlight

    Hong Kong-based Sun Hung Kai Properties has received Chinese regulators’ blessing to issue Rmb10bn ($152.9m) worth of Panda bonds within the next two years, according to the National Association of Financial Market Institutional Investors (Nafmii).

    • 18 Sep 2017
  • HSBC China targets foreign investors with non-Panda deal

    The onshore subsidiary of HSBC priced a Rmb2bn ($305m) bond on September 12 targeting Bond Connect investors, a deal that could draw more attention to onshore issuance by foreign companies using local entities instead of choosing the Panda route.

    • 15 Sep 2017
  • RMB round-up: Safe official wants CNH and CNY to merge, AXA IM launches short dated China bond strategy, ex-HKMA head urges RMB trading for HK stocks

    The State Administration of Foreign Exchange (Safe)’s deputy head says the onshore and offshore renminbi markets should merge, AXA Investment Managers (AXA IM) launches a new strategy to buy short dated onshore RMB bonds, and the ex-boss of the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) suggests Hong Kong-listed stocks should trade in renminbi.

    • 15 Sep 2017
  • BOCHK sells interbank market’s largest Panda bond

    Bank of China Hong Kong has sold its second Panda bond, raising a staggering Rmb9bn ($1.37bn) from a one year note. The transaction was the largest Panda sold in the interbank bond market, and caught the attention of foreign investors, which made 50% of all bids.

    • 14 Sep 2017
  • Hyundai’s China JV shrugs off politics to sell ABS

    Beijing Hyundai Motor Group has completed its second securitization in China this year, selling a Rmb3.5bn ($535.3m) two tranche deal on September 12. While the transaction’s timing coincided with rising political tensions between China and South Korea, investors remained undeterred.

    • 13 Sep 2017
  • PFM to be popular with foreign asset managers, says CLSA

    Foreign asset managers will increasingly use RMB raised in China to invest overseas, as the private fund management (PFM) programme takes off, said Alexious Lee, head of capital access, China, at CLSA.

    • 13 Sep 2017
  • Mercedes-Benz races towards new China ABS deal

    Mercedes-Benz Auto Finance is gearing up for its second deal in China’s securitization market this year as it beefs up its operations in the Mainland.

    • 12 Sep 2017
  • Oil, RMB and the petrodollar’s demise

    The goal of making the RMB a global commodities currency is not a job for those looking for quick successes. But recent moves from Russia and the Middle East have laid further bricks on the road to glory for China.

    • 12 Sep 2017

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

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

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 14-Sep-17 Bank of China (Hong Kong) (BOCHK) China 9,000
2 05-Sep-17 Joy City China 1,000
3 01-Sep-17 Rusal Russian Federation 500
4 23-Aug-17 Daimler Germany 5,000
5 02-Aug-17 China Gas Holdings China 1,500

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 JP Morgan 49.70
2 Barclays 10.06
2 Citi 10.06
2 HSBC 10.06
2 Bank of China (BOC) 10.06

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 01-Jun-17 Ocean Wealth (Parent: China Orient Asset Management) China 632
2 11-Apr-17 Bank of China Johannesburg Branch (BOC Johannesburg) China 1,500
3 22-Feb-17 Ocean Wealth (Parent: China Orient Asset Management) China 850
4 28-Nov-16 Loncin Holdings China 800
5 04-Nov-16 China Nuclear Engineering Group China 1,500