• Give me a hand: A night of poker with old friends

    Are poker skills correlated with deep insights into the financial markets? I certainly hope not.

    • 20 Feb 2018
  • Banker turns wedding planner

    I’ve only ever had to organise one wedding — mine and Tai Tai’s. And even then, my main task was to show up sober and say the right name at the right time. So I never really understood the stress and worry that went into putting together a big shindig. Until this week.

    • 08 Feb 2018
  • The art of listening clearly

    How seriously should one take the so-called ‘Freudian slip’? Being a man with little time for psychology — and having a mother that could best be described as ‘sturdy’ — I’ve never put much stock in the ideas of that bewhiskered Austrian. But I did have to wonder this week when I poked my nose into a lunch organised by the Hong Kong stock exchange.

    • 01 Feb 2018

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 35.00
2 China CITIC Bank Corp 30.00
3 China Merchants Securities Co 17.00
4 HSBC 5.00
4 Standard Chartered Bank 5.00

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 5,036.26 10 11.52%
2 Huatai Securities Co Ltd 3,404.45 12 7.78%
3 Citi 2,574.12 16 5.89%
4 UBS 2,555.84 13 5.84%
5 CITIC Securities 2,314.61 9 5.29%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 3,946.69 35 6.97%
2 Goldman Sachs 3,534.62 11 6.25%
3 Citi 3,319.98 22 5.87%
4 JPMorgan 3,233.64 13 5.71%
5 Credit Suisse 2,738.65 15 4.84%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • GlobalCapital Asia regional capital markets awards 2017: the winners

    Over the last two months, GlobalCapital Asia's team has conducted pitch meetings with banks to decide the most impressive capital markets transactions and advisers in Asia in 2017.