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The GlobalCapital Asia View

  • The struggle continues for Chinese property companies

    Chinese property companies that have been relying heavily on the country’s banks for their offshore loans should beware. The mainland bank lending tap may not be open for too long.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Asian IPO issuers: keep your expectations in check

    IPOs from Asian companies have painted a mixed picture, with deals continuing to get done even as the trade war between the US and China looks set to escalate. But the incredible share debuts of Nio and Qutoutiao last week are unlikely to mark a turning point. If anything, issuers should continue to tread cautiously on pricing.

    • 18 Sep 2018
  • A closer eye on Indonesia is no bad thing

    Emerging market investors are on edge, and rightfully so, as Turkey, Argentina and South Africa face up to serious economic problems. In Asia, that has triggered outflows — and risk aversion — from Indonesia, which is in a much stronger shape than its peers. But the volatility presents an opportune time to scrutinise the south-east Asian country closely.

    • 13 Sep 2018

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  • When it rains it pours

    A couple of times every year, Hong Kong faces the brunt of rather strong typhoons. But last Sunday was special, even for someone like me who has lived in the city for more than 20 years. We welcomed super typhoon Mangkhut.

    • 20 Sep 2018
  • The art of playing with swear words

    As an old-school, retired banker, I never had to face too much pressure from technology or compliance, both of which seem to be taking over the lives of young bankers.

    • 13 Sep 2018
  • When a banker should jump for joy

    Oh, the things investment bankers do to win a pitch. I remember clearly the advent of colour printing, when using flashy designs could make your presentations look extra special.

    • 06 Sep 2018

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Clawback

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

  • Licence? What licence?

    In the latest Clawback, columnist Philippe Espinasse turns his focus to hiring practices in the region's equity capital markets.

    • 04 Sep 2018
  • IPOs — swipe left

    As Asian exchanges increasingly embrace the US model for new listings — the introduction of variable voting rights being a case in point — disintermediated IPOs may perhaps soon be the next fad, writes Clawback.

    • 02 Aug 2018

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Southpaw

  • HSBC mutineers are fighting yesterday’s war

    An anonymous letter criticising HSBC’s global banking division exposes its history of underperformance in M&A. But that was never a priority for the bank, which should be more worried about a broader rebuild after the Matthew Westerman era, writes David Rothnie.

    • 19 Sep 2018
  • Endless upheaval: life after Lehman

    In their different ways, Bank of America Merrill Lynch, Nomura and Barclays have come to define the successes and challenges that have shaped banking in the past decade.

    • 13 Sep 2018

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More from Asia

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 19.83
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.01
3 CITIC Securities 11.86
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.78
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.70

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 15,468.65 70 7.93%
2 Morgan Stanley 13,461.05 57 6.90%
3 Citi 13,241.69 81 6.79%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 10,197.61 35 5.23%
5 UBS 10,009.11 64 5.13%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 19,907.38 166 7.51%
2 Citi 19,532.86 124 7.37%
3 JPMorgan 12,894.66 75 4.87%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,162.96 75 4.59%
5 Goldman Sachs 10,929.25 52 4.12%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalRMB's best bank for securities services: Standard Chartered

    Securities services was one of the most competitive award categories GlobalRMB had to decide this year. Our awards criteria demanded the near-impossible from participating banks: to beat the competition in the fast-changing China access scheme, while at the same time demonstrating a broad client base and the ability to be at the cutting edge of innovation.

  • China DCM Best Bank Awards: ABS, CNH, G3 and Panda bonds

    In GlobalRMB's Best Bank Awards for China DCM, Standard Chartered wins for ABS and CNH, HSBC takes home the G3 Bond House Award, and Bank of China gets kudos as the Best House for Panda bond issuers.

  • Now open! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2018

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, rewarding the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2018.

  • SRI Award Winners 2018 revealed

    GlobalCapital announced the winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2018 in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening. This year’s two sovereign debut green finance issues, from Indonesia and Belgium, won Deals of the Year in their regions, and there were double laurels for Danone, in both the bond and loan markets.

  • The results are in! GlobalRMB announces award winners

    GlobalRMB is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural awards, honouring those banks, companies and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to bridging the gap between China and the rest of the world.