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  • Créd Ag and Santander team up in custody services

    Santander’s S3 business is set to join up with Crédit Agricole’s CACEIS, as the two banks look to merge their custody and asset servicing operations, a growing area of revenue for banks.

    • 09:00 AM

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  • Capital markets need an Extinction Rebellion

    Sustainable finance is bubbling with exciting new initiatives. But making people feel good is not enough. Activity needs to produce results, and so far there is more noise than movement. The tone is far too sedate — it needs some hard core activism to break the torpor.

    • 16 Apr 2019
  • Sellers should come first in China's struggling CDR market

    China has announced a series of tax incentives to help boost demand for the non-existent Chinese Depository Receipt (CDR) market. But the authorities have it backwards, investors are available, finding a willing issuer is the problem.

    • 16 Apr 2019
  • Panda diplomacy: extinction threatens if deals are gestures

    China has in the past used panda bears for political gestures, loaning the rare creatures to countries with which it wants to forge ties. The bond market named after them looks similarly endangered, while deals priced there are also nothing more than international relations votives.

    • 09 Apr 2019

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 26.40
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 20.00
3 China Securities 13.33
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 12.00
5 Bank of China (BOC) 11.33

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 6,126.98 28 9.33%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,769.14 19 8.78%
3 Morgan Stanley 4,329.51 27 6.59%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 3,860.18 16 5.88%
5 UBS 3,727.37 21 5.67%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 12,559.15 112 8.47%
2 JPMorgan 8,989.78 54 6.06%
3 Citi 8,889.38 66 6.00%
4 Credit Suisse 5,789.03 42 3.91%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 5,664.76 52 3.82%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2018.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Bonds

    In part three of our results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best Local Currency Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the debut winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Equities

    In part two of our results announcements, we reveal the winning equity deals and banks, including the Best Follow-on/Accelerated Bookbuild, Best Equity-Linked Deal, Best IPO, Best ECM Deal and Best ECM House.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Loans

    GlobalCapital Asia has spent the last two months talking to banks and their clients in a bid to determine the most impressive capital markets transactions and advisers across Asia ex-Japan in 2018. We are pleased to begin our awards announcements in the loan market.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Most impressive issuers, best law firm

    In this third part of the GlobalRMB awards, we present our reasons for choosing the best issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories — and praise the strong performance of one well-known foreign law firm.