Panda hit: Foreign investors line up for Philippines’ debut

There was a rare sighting in the Panda bond market this week, as international investors outnumbered their onshore counterparts. The Republic of the Philippines completed its first transaction in the asset class, taking home Rmb1.46bn ($230.8m).

  • By Noah Sin
  • 21 Mar 2018

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 20.87
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.74
3 CITIC Securities 12.47
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 11.34
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 10.21

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 19-Jul-18 Beijing Enterprises Water Group China 3,000
2 13-Jul-18 Global Logistic Properties Singapore 2,000
3 13-Jul-18 Hang Lung Properties Hong Kong 1,000
4 28-Jun-18 China Water Affairs Group China 200
5 26-Jun-18 Want Want China Holdings Taiwan 500

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Standard Chartered Bank 33.47
2 HSBC 19.33
3 Societe Generale 4.75
4 Bank of Taiwan 4.07
4 Cathay United Bank 4.07

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 21-Jun-18 Shimao Property Holdings China 1,200
2 19-Jun-18 Korea Development Bank (KDB) South Korea 1,750
3 07-Jun-18 Export-Import Bank of Korea (Kexim) South Korea 1,500
4 23-May-18 QNB Finance Qatar 600
5 16-May-18 First Abu Dhabi Bank PJSC United Arab Emirates 1,100