Taipan



The GlobalCapital Asia View

  • Volatile funding costs: a test for Asian loans

    Rising dollar funding costs for Taiwanese banks have pushed them to take an existing borrower back to the negotiating table for better returns on a loan. More worrying than the trigger of the market disruption clause, however, is the volatility that forced the move.

    • 08.30 AM
  • The coronavirus graphic to watch: Italy, Germany stable; US, Spain and France worsen

    UPDATED 1 April 2am GMT The encouraging trend in Italy continued on Tuesday, with 4,053 new confirmed cases, almost identical to Monday's figure, which was the lowest for 13 days. Sadly, Spain's figure of 9,222 and France's of 7,578 were new records.

    • 01 Apr 2020
  • Never miss an opportunity for good PR

    Standard Chartered’s announcement that it was allocating $1bn to help companies deal with coronavirus, or transition towards making essential medical kit, makes a virtue of doing what most banks are up to anyway. There’s nothing wrong with a bit of good news in these troubled times, but Stan Chart’s competition might feel they’ve missed a trick.

    • 31 Mar 2020

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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

  • Your country needs you, investment bankers

    The 2008 financial crisis forged a generation of investment bankers well versed in advising governments — and with many having returned to banking, they are likely to be in demand again. But history suggests banks will not be earning lucrative fees, writes David Rothnie.

    • 26 Mar 2020
  • Debt advisers called up for liquidity battle

    Firms across Europe are clamouring for crisis funding but while debt advisory bankers have joined the frontline in finding solutions some admit they may struggle to cope with the sheer scale of the challenge, writes David Rothnie.

    • 19 Mar 2020

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More from Asia

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Ping An Bank 23.08
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 15.38
2 Bank of China (BOC) 15.38
2 China CITIC Bank Corp 15.38
5 CITIC Securities 11.54

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 4.84 27 9.47%
2 Morgan Stanley 4.29 15 8.39%
3 China Securities Co Ltd 4.10 12 8.03%
4 CITIC Securities 4.06 16 7.95%
5 UBS 2.38 16 4.66%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 7.75 45 7.08%
2 HSBC 7.34 65 6.70%
3 BofA Securities 5.26 23 4.80%
4 JPMorgan 4.87 35 4.45%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 4.77 41 4.35%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part III

    In the final part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we discuss the key innovation of 2019, and reveal the individual that has made the greatest contribution to reforming and internationalising the Chinese onshore market.

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part II

    In the second part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we reveal the winning banks across Panda bonds, G3 bonds and ABS, as well as the best bank for securities services and the most impressive law firm.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out which firms have been named the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2019.

  • GlobalCapital China announces 2019 awards winners: Part I

    GlobalCapital China, previously GlobalRMB, is pleased to announce the winners of its annual capital markets awards, honouring the banks, companies and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to bridging the gap between China’s markets and the rest of the world. In part one of the awards, we reveal the most impressive issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Bonds

    In part three of GlobalCapital Asia's awards results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.