Taipan



The GlobalCapital Asia View

  • China reforms QFII, RQFII but leaves critical problems untouched

    China’s move to remove the quota limits on the Qualified Foreign Institutional Investor (QFII) and renminbi QFII (RQFII) schemes could help in the long-term development of the country’s financial market. But this is not nearly enough. If the regulators want to see some serious change, they need to tackle two key hurdles facing foreign investors.

    • 17 Sep 2019
  • LSE bid shows HKEX’s limitations

    The Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing’s (HKEX’s) proposition to acquire the London Stock Exchange Group last week was nothing short of bewildering. Instead of showcasing the HKEX’s ambition with such a bid, the move has only served as an embarrassing reminder of the bourse’s shortfalls.

    • 17 Sep 2019
  • Green price ratchet bonds will soon be everywhere

    The sustainability-linked bond issued by Enel on Thursday opens a new chapter in the green finance market. Anyone tempted to think this will be a freak should think again. The idea is sure to catch on.

    • 10 Sep 2019

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Clawback

Former ECM banker Philippe Espinasse dissects Asia's equity capital markets.

  • Flying high in the year of the pig

    In his latest Clawback column, Philippe Espinasse takes a look at the Hong Kong stock exchange’s new three year plan and its desire to be a global listing hub.

    • 08 Mar 2019
  • Stabilisation profits: sharing is caring

    Clawback columnist Philippe Espinasse turns his attention to one of the ECM world’s best-guarded secrets: the profits banks can make from stabilisation.

    • 13 Feb 2019

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Southpaw

  • LSE lines up advisory heavyweights against HKEX

    Ten banks have already been named as advisers as the London Stock Exchange seals one bid, for data firm Refinitiv, and looks to repel another from Hong Kong Exchanges and Clearing. The question is: which firms will its Hong Kong rival look to for more firepower? asks David Rothnie.

    • 18 Sep 2019
  • London calls for Lazard’s Kapadia

    The new boss of Lazard’s UK business faces a challenge to reassert its place in the firm’s global pecking order, writes David Rothnie

    • 12 Sep 2019

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 23.56
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 16.09
3 China Merchants Securities Co 11.38
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 6.90
5 HSBC 5.75

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 10,473.46 57 7.30%
2 Goldman Sachs 10,466.14 46 7.30%
3 UBS 8,351.15 61 5.82%
4 Morgan Stanley 8,168.31 54 5.69%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,763.29 49 5.41%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 HSBC 26,241.68 231 8.40%
2 Citi 20,661.93 146 6.61%
3 JPMorgan 15,433.82 108 4.94%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 14,190.58 144 4.54%
5 Morgan Stanley 11,315.38 77 3.62%

Asian polls & awards

  • Now open! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2019

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, which reward the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2019.

  • GlobalCapital reveals SRI Award nominations

    GlobalCapital has published the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. The winners will be announced on September 17, at our Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam.

  • GlobalCapital SRI Awards: poll extended

    In response to requests from market participants, GlobalCapital has extended the closing date of its poll to determine the 2019 winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. Market participants can now vote until July 26.

  • GlobalCapital opens 2019 poll for SRI Awards

    GlobalCapital has launched its poll to determine the 2019 winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. Market participants are invited to participate.

  • GlobalCapital launches Sustainable Financing and Investing Survey

    GlobalCapital is conducting a global research survey on the fast-changing markets for sustainable financing and investing. It will combine the views of issuers and investors to give a nuanced picture of how this trend is changing capital markets for both groups.