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  • CRCC sets benchmark for Chinese SOE sub perps

    China Railway Construction Corp has priced an unusual $1bn subordinated perpetual bond, with more issuers expected to adopt a similar structure in the wake of new guidelines on accounting treatment for corporate perps.

    • 21 Jun 2019
  • SriLankan Airlines flies in for $175m return

    SriLankan Airlines made a triumphant return to the dollar market on Thursday, pricing a $175m bond on the back of a $1bn order book.

    • 21 Jun 2019
  • Bonds news in brief: Chinese issuers take centre stage

    Chinese local government financing vehicles (LGFVs) and property developers took advantage of positive sentiment after dovish comments from the Federal Reserve to flood the offshore market with bonds.

    • 21 Jun 2019

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  • UBS’s ‘pig-gate’ serves as warning for banks

    A UBS economist’s allegedly offensive comment about "Chinese pigs" has ensnared the Swiss bank in a series of unfortunate events, including being kicked off a planned dollar bond deal for China Railway Construction Corp. The backlash is overblown but serves as a warning for banks dealing with China.

    • 18 Jun 2019

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    Credit investment manager CVC Credit Partners has closed its latest investment fund, a $1.42bn vehicle that will focus on distressed opportunities across North America and Europe.

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 21.85
2 China Merchants Securities Co 14.67
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 8.89
5 China Securities 7.41

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 8,376.11 38 8.27%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,051.77 31 7.95%
3 Morgan Stanley 6,109.23 41 6.03%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 5,877.20 34 5.80%
5 UBS 5,640.98 40 5.57%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 17,645.24 155 8.27%
2 Citi 12,384.97 99 5.80%
3 JPMorgan 11,422.13 77 5.35%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 8,189.28 83 3.84%
5 Bank of China 7,633.07 95 3.58%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital launches Sustainable Financing and Investing Survey

    GlobalCapital is conducting a global research survey on the fast-changing markets for sustainable financing and investing. It will combine the views of issuers and investors to give a nuanced picture of how this trend is changing capital markets for both groups.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2018.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Bonds

    In part three of our results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best Local Currency Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the debut winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Equities

    In part two of our results announcements, we reveal the winning equity deals and banks, including the Best Follow-on/Accelerated Bookbuild, Best Equity-Linked Deal, Best IPO, Best ECM Deal and Best ECM House.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Loans

    GlobalCapital Asia has spent the last two months talking to banks and their clients in a bid to determine the most impressive capital markets transactions and advisers across Asia ex-Japan in 2018. We are pleased to begin our awards announcements in the loan market.