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  • Second time’s the charm: Concord, SSMS find success

    China’s Concord New Energy Group and Indonesia’s Sawit Sumbermas Sarana (SSMS) sold their first dollar bonds on Tuesday, successfully completing transactions that were stymied just two months ago.

    • 17 Jan 2018
  • Unmet demand pushes Sunny 15bp tighter in secondary

    Sunny Optical Technology (Group) Company priced a tight debut bond on Tuesday, with the notes tightening a further 15bp in secondary, showing the strength of demand for the technology sector. But despite the rally, pricing was considered spot-on by market participants.

    • 17 Jan 2018
  • Shandong Saxing, Cifi build new bonds

    Chinese corn oil manufacturer Shandong Sanxing Group Company and real estate developer Cifi Holdings (Group) Co raised a combined $500m on Tuesday, adding to the growing momentum in the Asia bond market.

    • 17 Jan 2018

Comment

  • Asian green bonds: more catching up needed

    Asia’s green financing market has made great strides since issuance started to pick up two years ago, with 2017 seeing more regulators and issuers giving the asset class a push. But for all its impressive feats, the region’s green market is yet to come of age.

    • 12 Dec 2017

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  • Shenzhen International ends long wait for Panda

    Following nearly a year of waiting, red chip company Shenzhen International Holdings is finally gearing up for its Panda bond debut on the Shenzhen Stock Exchange. But the issuer appears to be cautious in its first outing, targeting only Rmb300m ($46.6m).

    • 17 Jan 2018

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From Our Global Coverage

  • Cheap funding lures Sonic back to ABS market

    Fast food chain Sonic Drive-In is marketing a securitization this week, with executives saying this month that they would be looking to lock in a “favorable” interest rate to refinance a 2016 deal.

    • 17 Jan 2018
  • Dwr Cymru opens taps on corporate sterling market

    Dwr Cymru Welsh Water reopened the investment grade sterling corporate bond market on Wednesday with a £300m bond that came bang in the middle of the maturity range marketed during the issuer's roadshow.

    • 17 Jan 2018


More from Asia

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 Goldman Sachs 1,341.17 3 15.02%
2 China International Capital Corp Ltd 547.16 2 6.13%
3 UBS 502.73 3 5.63%
4 Huatai Securities Co Ltd 473.03 3 5.30%
5 China Securities Co Ltd 465.93 1 5.22%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 2,629.31 8 8.86%
2 JPMorgan 2,546.55 5 8.58%
3 Citi 2,094.74 13 7.06%
4 HSBC 2,073.03 17 6.99%
5 Credit Suisse 1,411.74 8 4.76%

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.