Latest CMBS/RMBS news

  • SC Lowy spies gains from Credito di Romagna takeover

    Boutique investment bank SC Lowy signalled the potential it sees in the Italian banking sector through its acquisition of Credito di Romagna this week. Michel Löwy, CEO of the firm, also views it as a way to expand the firm’s European leveraged finance operations.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • NAB’s RMBS to offer direct green/non-green price comparison

    The forthcoming mortgage securitization by National Australia Bank, which includes a green tranche, will be one of the first times any issuer has issued green and normal bonds at the same time that are identical in almost every other way. As such, it will offer a rare insight into pricing.

    • 23 Jan 2018
  • NAB to become second green RMBS issuer

    National Australia Bank has mandated its own investment bank to lead a potential mortgage securitization that could include a green tranche, making it only the second issuer of green residential mortgage-backed securities.

    • 10 Jan 2018
  • The lowdown: China ABS market report

    China Central Depository and Clearing (CCDC) published its biannual report on China’s asset backed securitization (ABS) market on August 8. It recommended regulators loosen up liquidity, provide incentives to attract more participants, and test the waters by opening an offshore ABS market. Here’s a quick guide to what CCDC said.

    • 16 Aug 2017
  • China adds five banks to NPL ABS pilot scheme

    Beijing this week picked five commercial banks as the second batch of a pilot programme that allows the issuance of asset-backed securities using their non-performing loans (NPLs).

    • 20 Apr 2017
  • FRNs capture issuers’ fancy as rate hike looms

    China Development Bank jumped on the floating rate note (FRN) bandwagon this week, bagging $3bn equivalent and adding its name to a list of issuers that recently sold bonds in the format. With demand rather than supply driving deals, and with interest rate hikes looming, the stage is nicely set for more FRN trades, writes Addison Gong.

    • 02 Mar 2017
  • NPL securitization takes centre stage with triple decker

    It has been a busy period for the structured finance community in China with three lenders securitizing a combined Rmb3.28bn ($491m) worth of non-performing loans (NPLs) in the space of a week.

    • 29 Sep 2016
  • Chinese trio set stage for NPL securitization bonanza

    Non-performing loans (NPLs) securitization is heating up with China Construction Bank (CCB) scheduled for a Rmb1.56bn ($234m) return on Friday, just three days after making its debut in the asset class. It will not be alone, with ICBC also set for a Rmb1.08bn offering on Friday, while China Merchants Bank will cement its third appearance next week.

    • 22 Sep 2016
  • CCB to make NPL securitization debut

    China Construction Bank (CCB) is set to become the fourth Chinese lender to securitize nonperforming loans (NPLs) with a Rmb702m ($105m) offering scheduled to launch on September 20.

    • 14 Sep 2016
  • ABC keeps NPL securitization momentum going

    The budding Chinese non-performing loans securitization market recorded its fourth transaction in little more than two months with Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) completing a Rmb3.06bn ($462m) offering — the largest on record since the asset class restarted this year.

    • 01 Aug 2016

CMBS/RMBS news archive

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
  • Today
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.