Project finance gets a boost with first Asian CLO

Singapore’s Clifford Capital is marketing its debut collateralised loan obligation cash flow securitization, seeking $458m through a newly established special purpose company, Bayfront Infrastructure Capital. The trade is the first of its kind, marking the first fully project finance-backed CLO in Asia. Morgan Davis reports.

  • By Morgan Davis
  • 19 Jul 2018
Asia has an undeniable need for funds when it comes to infrastructure and related projects, but investors have few opportunities to buy into publicly syndicated project finance deals. Indonesia’s Star Energy Geothermal, for instance, sold a rare project bond in April, using its $580m fundraise to back a ...

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.86
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.39
3 China Merchants Bank Co 14.21
4 China Merchants Securities Co 8.85
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 4.57 23 12.72%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 3.53 7 9.82%
3 Morgan Stanley 3.39 11 9.42%
4 CITIC Securities 3.29 11 9.16%
5 Goldman Sachs 1.70 13 4.74%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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1 Citi 7.00 39 7.60%
2 HSBC 5.95 51 6.46%
3 UBS 4.47 29 4.85%
4 BofA Securities 4.36 17 4.73%
5 JPMorgan 4.28 28 4.65%

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