• China Opportunity looks for dollar bond repack

    China Opportunity International is pursuing a $620m secured note, backed by a basket of onshore renminbi denominated bonds.

    • 27 Jan 2017
  • EDF opens Samurai green market with ¥137bn

    Electricité de France returned to the yen bond market in style last Friday, as it printed a four-tranche deal that included the longest ever Samurai note and the market’s first green bonds.

    • 26 Jan 2017
  • India’s NTPC dives into euros for debut 10yr deal

    Indian power company NTPC made its debut in the euro market on Wednesday with a €500m deal, seeking out the currency to take advantage of favourable interest rates.

    • 26 Jan 2017
  • Zhuhai Huafa puts down dollar marker

    Zhuhai Huafa Group Co on Thursday rolled out a three year dollar offering. It was not an easy task to find a direct comparable due to the debut status of the issuer and its credit strength compared to some other names, admitted bankers.

    • 20 Jan 2017
  • Beijing Capital burns dim sum idea, sticks with dollars

    Beijing Capital Group Co fought its way through an extremely crowded Asia primary market to garner more than $2.2bn in demand for its bond outing.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • Zhuhai Huafa, Pan Brothers announce inaugural dollar bonds

    Zhuhai Huafa Group Co on Thursday morning opened books for its debut dollar-denominated offering. Howver, the company is no stranger to offshore markets as it has previously sold a dim sum bond.

    • 19 Jan 2017
  • Genting slam dunks $1bn inaugural deal

    Malaysian conglomerate Genting Group raised $1bn from its inaugural dollar bond, issued through subsidiary Genting Overseas Holding Company (GOHL).

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Natixis loses Asia debt syndicate chief

    The head of debt syndicate for Asia Pacific at Natixis is understood to have resigned from the bank.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Greater China issuers go for gold before CNY

    Hong Kong's United Photovoltaics and Chinese issuers Reward Science and Technology Industry Group Co, Beijing Capital Group and Yuzhou Properties Company all launched new dollar transactions Wednesday amid a flurry of pre-holiday issuance.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Zhuhai Huafa readies maiden dollar offering

    Zhuhai Huafa Group Co, rated BBB by Fitch, is eyeing its debut dollar-denominated bond.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Malaysia’s Genting debuts dollar offering

    Malaysian conglomerate Genting Group launched its debut dollar bond through subsidiary Genting Overseas Holding Company (GOHL) on Tuesday morning.

    • 17 Jan 2017
  • Shanghai FTZ set for inaugural CP

    The fixed income product offering of Shanghai Free Trade Zone is about to expand with Shanghai International Port Group (SIPG) gearing up for a Rmb500m ($73m) one year commercial paper.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • Mandates flood Monday market

    Issuers anxious to meet with investors before the Chinese New Year are kicking off the week with roadshows around Asia. Beijing Capital Group, Qinghai Provincial Investment Group, China Huarong Asset Management, and Indonesia’s Pan Brothers are all pursuing dollar bonds.

    • 16 Jan 2017
  • Greater China corps print $960m in bonds on busy Thursday

    SEA Holdings, Guangzhou R&F Properties and a Changchun local government financing vehicle took advantage of the abundant liquidity in the bond market by locking in funds on Thursday.

    • 13 Jan 2017
  • Bond appetite strong despite tepid investor confidence

    The first two weeks of January have not brought the surge of new issuance that many expected, but the response to bonds so far shows that investors have grown surer of themselves compared to the end of 2016. Market watchers are now hopeful that Chinese New Year will mark the real start for deals, with February expected to bring roaring trade. Morgan Davis and Addison Gong report.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • Adani times $500m outing well, snags tight pricing

    Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone continued the Indian issuer trend this week, grabbing $500m from international investors as Chinese borrowers wait until after the New Year holiday to hit the market.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • Corporate issuers battle for investor attention

    Corporates from Hong Kong, China and Singapore were clamouring for investors’ attention on Thursday for their respective offerings.

    • 12 Jan 2017
  • Investors flock to BPRL $600m curtain opener

    BPRL International Singapore has paved the way for Indian debt issuers this year, bagging $600m from a well-received debut on Tuesday.

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • NTPC, Genting prepare for market forays

    Indian power company NTPC and Malaysia’s Genting Overseas Holding Company are planning their respective debut outings, with the former seeking euros and the latter dollars.

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • Taikang, Adani Ports keep DCM investors busy

    India’s Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone and China’s Taikang Insurance Group are drawing investors’ attention to their respective dollar offerings on Wednesday.

    • 11 Jan 2017
  • BPRL, New World out of the gates with new 10 years

    Indian oil producer Bharat PetroResources (BPRL) and Hong Kong’s New World Development Company have announced their respective bond offerings after wrapping up roadshows on Monday.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • HKEX highlights need for better CNH liquidity

    RMB transactions may be shifting onshore but efforts still need to be made to improve the liquidity of offshore renminbi to aid the internationalisation of the currency, according to a report released by the Hong Kong Stock Exchange last week.

    • 10 Jan 2017
  • Strong DCM pipeline with four bonds in the works

    Four corporates from Greater China announced their respective plans to sell bonds on Monday, setting the stage for a potentially busy week of primary issuance in Asia.

    • 09 Jan 2017
  • RMB outlook 2017: Panda and dim sum bonds

    It was a year of opposite fates for Panda and dim sum bonds in 2016 with the former reaching record heights and the latter pretty much left on the sidelines. In our first outlook piece of the year, GlobalRMB reached out to several experts to get their thoughts on what the future holds for both asset classes.

    • 06 Jan 2017
  • Indian issuers expected to spice up market in Q1

    Bharat PetroResources has become the first Indian issuer to set out plans for a dollar outing this year, with roadshows due to wrap up early next week. With the Chinese New Year holidays expected to keep many mainland issuers at bay, DCM bankers said Indian firms will make up some of the shortfall. Morgan Davis and Addison Gong report.

    • 05 Jan 2017
  • India's BPRL kicks off New Year with roadshow

    BPRL International Singapore (BPRL) is starting the New Year in pursuit of a dollar bond, hiring banks for a roadshow.

    • 04 Jan 2017

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Ping An Bank 23.08
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 15.38
2 Bank of China (BOC) 15.38
2 China CITIC Bank Corp 15.38
5 CITIC Securities 11.54

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 4.72 26 10.05%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 4.10 12 8.73%
3 CITIC Securities 3.80 15 8.11%
4 Morgan Stanley 3.43 12 7.32%
5 UBS 1.91 14 4.07%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 7.45 43 7.03%
2 HSBC 7.17 63 6.77%
3 UBS 4.74 34 4.48%
4 JPMorgan 4.69 33 4.43%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 4.62 40 4.37%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part III

    In the final part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we discuss the key innovation of 2019, and reveal the individual that has made the greatest contribution to reforming and internationalising the Chinese onshore market.

  • GlobalCapital China 2019 awards winners: Part II

    In the second part of GlobalCapital China’s awards announcement, we reveal the winning banks across Panda bonds, G3 bonds and ABS, as well as the best bank for securities services and the most impressive law firm.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Investment banks

    In the fourth and final instalment of GlobalCapital Asia’s capital markets awards announcements, find out which firms have been named the Best Asian Investment Bank and the Best Investment Bank in the region for 2019.

  • GlobalCapital China announces 2019 awards winners: Part I

    GlobalCapital China, previously GlobalRMB, is pleased to announce the winners of its annual capital markets awards, honouring the banks, companies and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to bridging the gap between China’s markets and the rest of the world. In part one of the awards, we reveal the most impressive issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2019: Bonds

    In part three of GlobalCapital Asia's awards results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.