Philippines returns to Panda bonds, shrugs off trade war with bigger, tighter issue

The Republic of the Philippines made a triumphant return to the Panda bond market this week, raising Rmb2.5bn ($363m) from a deal that was tighter and larger than its debut last year. Rebecca Feng reports.

  • By Rebecca Feng
  • 16 May 2019

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GlobalRMB Panda Bonds league table

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 22.38
2 China Merchants Securities Co 18.86
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 15.71
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 11.43
5 China Securities 9.52

Panda Bond Database

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 15-May-19 Republic of the Philippines Philippines 2,500
2 29-Apr-19 Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) China 1,000
3 29-Apr-19 Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp (SMIC) China 500
4 18-Apr-19 Mengniu Dairy China 1,000
5 13-Mar-19 GLP Hong Kong 3,300

Offshore RMB Bond Top Bookrunners

Rank Bookrunner Share % by Volume
1 Standard Chartered Bank 22.89
2 Credit Agricole 8.87
2 HSBC 8.87
4 DBS 6.72
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 5.85

Latest Offshore RMB Bonds

Pricing Date Issuer Country Size Rmb (m)
1 16-Apr-19 ICBC Singapore Branch China 1,000
2 10-Apr-19 Bank of China Macau Branch (BOC Macau) China 4,500
3 15-Mar-19 Bank of Communications Hong Kong Branch (BOCOM HK) China 2,500
4 13-Mar-19 Daimler International Finance Germany 1,000
5 05-Mar-19 Fantasia Holdings Group Co China 1,000