Latest high grade news

  • Deutsche takes Nomura’s Cicchine for healthcare

    Paolo Cicchine will join Deutsche Bank as vice-chairman of global healthcare coverage.

    • 17 Oct 2019
  • CNTS meets leftover demand with longer bonds

    Chinese central government-owned China National Travel Service Group Corp (CNTS) made a quick return to the dollar bond market this week, extending its maturity profile with a $600m dual-tranche transaction.

    • 17 Oct 2019
  • China Three Gorges raises $850m in rare outing

    State-owned hydropower company China Three Gorges Corp made a rare visit to the dollar bond market, extending its maturity profile to 30 years.

    • 10 Oct 2019
  • Thai Oil raises $565m with rare 30 year bond

    Investors flocked to Thai Oil Public Co's 30 year bond this week, seizing the opportunity to get yield from a long-dated note.

    • 10 Oct 2019
  • Order books bulge for Hutch’s €5.2bn European outing

    CK Hutchison, the Hong Kong conglomerate, took more than €10bn of orders on Tuesday for a six-tranche bond in euros and sterling as it opted not to squeeze the pricing as much as other recent deals.

    • 08 Oct 2019
  • Adani Green returns for dollars with IG rating

    Investors gobbled up Adani Green Energy’s rare Indian project-linked bond on Thursday, seizing the opportunity to buy non-Chinese paper. The company’s transaction was also helped along by its new investment grade rating.

    • 04 Oct 2019
  • DCM bankers ready deals with one eye on geopolitics

    International G3 currency bond issuance in Asia is set to surpass 2018’s numbers before the end of the year, as relatively stable market conditions provide borrowers with fundraising opportunities. But DCM bankers warn that things could turn in the blink of an eye, as geopolitical tensions threaten to disrupt their fourth quarter business. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 03 Oct 2019
  • Adani Green preps 20 year dollar bond

    Adani Green Energy was out with a 20 year bond on Thursday, giving investors the option to buy a dollar deal from Asia in an otherwise quiet primary market.

    • 03 Oct 2019
  • HSBC’s Enns heads to Asia as Guyett seeks rebalancing

    HSBC is reorganising its corporate finance coverage and sending the co-head of the business, Peter Enns, to Asia as part of a global revamp under Greg Guyett, the bank’s new global banking boss.

    • 01 Oct 2019
  • Cnooc drills offshore demand for 10/30 year combo

    One of China’s largest oil companies, Cnooc came to the market with a $1.5bn dual-tranche deal, giving investors a chance to buy into a single-A rated state-owned name.

    • 26 Sep 2019

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 27.09
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.86
3 China Merchants Bank Co 11.85
4 China Merchants Securities Co 9.09
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5.51

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 11.56 53 6.98%
2 CITIC Securities 11.15 64 6.74%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 9.66 56 5.83%
4 UBS 9.66 73 5.83%
5 Morgan Stanley 9.43 59 5.70%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 29.40 258 8.37%
2 Citi 23.83 167 6.79%
3 JPMorgan 16.38 120 4.66%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 16.13 163 4.59%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12.50 94 3.56%

Asian polls & awards

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    Djamshid Kuchkarov, Uzbekistan

  • GlobalCapital China Capital Market Awards 2019: open for submissions

    GlobalCapital China is pleased to invite you to participate in the GlobalCapital China Capital Market Awards 2019. Inaugurated last year under the GlobalRMB banner, the awards celebrate the accomplishments of the leading players in the renminbi debt capital markets, onshore and offshore, as well as key service providers.

  • Last chance! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2019

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, which reward the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2019.

  • GlobalCapital reveals SRI Award nominations

    GlobalCapital has published the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. The winners will be announced on September 17, at our Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam.

  • GlobalCapital SRI Awards: poll extended

    In response to requests from market participants, GlobalCapital has extended the closing date of its poll to determine the 2019 winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. Market participants can now vote until July 26.