Asian banks have caught the capital bug and are issuing Basel III debt in both G3 and local currencies. But the region’s fragmented regulatory regime and the unprecedented funding needs of Chinese banks present a challenge for issuers and investors.

China & Hong Kong

  • Bank of Jinzhou seals jumbo debut AT1

    Bank of Jinzhou Co raised $1.496bn from its first additional tier one transaction on Friday, following the trend of other Chinese banks by selling a quick and dirty deal on the back of onshore investors.

    • 23 Oct 2017

China & Hong Kong

South & Southeast Asia

Australia, Japan & Korea

  • Berlin Hyp follows Japanese into blossoming euro greens

    Berlin Hyp has become the latest FIG issuer to enter the green senior unsecured market in euros, after Sumitomo Mitsui Financial Group (SMFG) and Mizuho Financial Group opened up issuance from Japan earlier this month.

    • 17 Oct 2017

Comment

  • Indian AT1s: not at any price

    The prospect of the first international bank capital trade from India is closer with State Bank of India on the road this week for a dollar-denominated additional tier one. While it has picked a good window, it needs to get the pricing right or risk derailing the rest of the market.

    • 13 Sep 2016

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 21.76
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 15.11
2 CITIC Securities 15.11
4 China CITIC Bank Corp 13.60
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 10.58

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 9,879.80 45 8.57%
2 Morgan Stanley 8,550.75 29 7.41%
3 Goldman Sachs 8,123.16 33 7.04%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 6,725.31 16 5.83%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 6,118.37 18 5.31%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 12,683.22 97 7.33%
2 Citi 11,177.13 70 6.46%
3 JPMorgan 8,594.04 39 4.96%
4 Goldman Sachs 8,568.36 34 4.95%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 7,868.54 41 4.54%

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.