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 Bank of China (BOC) 28.62
2 CITIC Securities 21.06
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.72
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.18
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.56

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 16,270.37 85 6.32%
2 UBS 14,128.60 88 5.49%
3 Goldman Sachs 11,744.37 58 4.56%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 11,422.00 55 4.44%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,900.56 58 4.23%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 35,178.30 245 8.08%
2 Citi 34,267.00 196 7.87%
3 JPMorgan 26,001.66 142 5.97%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,496.54 111 4.93%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 19,923.39 139 4.57%

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