• No Va Land shows CB hybrids are worth a shot

    Vietnamese real estate developer No Va Land Investment Group pulled off the combined sale of a convertible bond and top-up share placement last week — with the success of the hybrid fundraising structure worth looking at closely by other potential issuers in the region.

    • 24 Apr 2018
  • President Xi shows how to make stalling look like reform

    Chinese president Xi Jinping delivered the message everybody wanted to hear: despite the trade spat with the US, China will keep opening up its markets to foreign firms. But the speech was light on substance. The remarks feel like more of China’s vintage ‘stall and delay’ strategy rather than the much-touted ‘new era’. That could backfire, especially since Donald Trump seems hell-bent on making his aggressive trade policy towards China a reality.

    • 16 Apr 2018
  • Deutsche must remain a European champion in global banking

    Once again, Deutsche Bank is at a crossroads. After a tough few years, it is still strong enough to fight back in global investment banking. New CEO Christian Sewing will decide whether it does. He seems rational and determined, but does he have the stomach for the battle?

    • 10 Apr 2018
  • China Depositary Receipts: a win for Hong Kong

    China’s plans to bring its technology firms home through China Depositary Receipts (CDR) have stoked fears that Hong Kong will lose out on some coveted IPOs. But the move is really a win for Hong Kong, as it cements the city's status as the main gateway for Chinese issuers looking to raise funds internationally.

    • 10 Apr 2018
  • Green finance has no bounds

    The first green loans from Asia have finally emerged. It is about time. For the sustainable financing market to move to the next level in the region, it is crucial that borrowers, bankers and regulators stop limiting their attention only to the bond market.

    • 26 Mar 2018
  • Small is big for China tech IPOs

    China’s regulators have floated the idea of using Chinese Depository Receipts (CDR) to attract the mainland’s new economy giants to list on the home market — a big step in the right direction if China wants to win the returning business of its foreign listed technology firms. But with rules around the issuance still in the works, focusing on small names may reap big rewards.

    • 21 Mar 2018
  • HKEX is unlikely to lose ground to SGX

    The Singapore Exchange is firing shots at the Hong Kong Stock Exchange once again to lure IPO-hopefuls, this time over the city’s ever closer political relationship with China. But Hong Kong can boast some clear advantages over its rival.

    • 13 Mar 2018

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 18.47
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 16.20
2 CITIC Securities 16.20
4 China CITIC Bank Corp 14.58
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 11.34

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 8,204.66 32 8.49%
2 Morgan Stanley 7,597.79 22 7.86%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,294.64 26 7.55%
4 China Securities Co Ltd 5,454.82 15 5.65%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,244.96 10 5.43%

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 11,141.61 83 7.57%
2 Citi 8,206.52 56 5.58%
3 JPMorgan 7,156.82 32 4.86%
4 Goldman Sachs 7,156.15 27 4.86%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,151.78 31 4.18%

Asian polls & awards

  • The Australian Fixed Income Poll 2018

    Asiamoney, in association with National Australia Bank, invites all fixed income investors in Asia and Europe to participate in the Australian Fixed Income Poll 2018. The online poll will take only five to 10 minutes to complete.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part IV: Investment Bank

    In the last instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners of Best Asian Investment Bank and Best Investment Bank.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part III: Bonds

    In the third instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners of the Best Local Currency Bond, Best High Yield Bond, Best Financial Bond, Best SSA Bond, Best Investment Grade Bond, Best Project Finance Deal, Best Bond, Best G3 and Local Currency Bond House, and Best High Yield Bond House.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part II: Equities

    In the second instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners for Best Follow-On/Accelerated Bookbuild, Best Equity-Linked Deal, Best IPO, Best ECM Deal and Best ECM House.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part I: Loans

    In the first instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners for Best Investment Grade Syndicated Loan, Best High Yield Syndicated Loan, Best Leveraged/Acquisition Finance, Best Loan and Best Loans House.