Latest high yield news

  • Thailand gives nod to Vietnamese, Laos issuers

    Thailand’s ministry of finance has approved two foreign companies to issue baht-denominated bonds, including the first Vietnamese borrower to tap the market.

    • 05.30 AM
  • GBP considers guidance on Enel-style bonds

    The Green Bond Principles organisation has gone public with its plans to set up a working group on sustainability-linked bonds. It will be charged with working out whether the GBP should issue guidance on the new structure — a move that would ensure the GBP remains relevant as the sustainable finance market changes.

    • 23 Jan 2020
  • Asian green bonds build on 2019 momentum

    Green bond volumes reached a record level in 2019 and market participants think the sector is poised for another blow-out year. Korea South-East Power Co (Kosep) and ReNew Power Private gave a further boost to Asia’s growing green bond market this week, selling $750m of notes between them. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 23 Jan 2020
  • Evergrande floods market with $6bn of bonds

    Hengda Real Estate Group Co, a subsidiary of China Evergrande Group, raised $4bn across two tranches on Tuesday, just days after Evergrande nabbed $2bn from another bond sale.

    • 23 Jan 2020
  • Korean, Indian borrowers plug into green bonds

    Korea South-East Power Co (Kosep) and ReNew Power Private gave a further boost to the growing green bond market on Tuesday.

    • 22 Jan 2020
  • Greater China issuers close out year of the pig

    Three companies from the Greater China region sealed bonds on Tuesday, likely to be the last batch of issuers to tap the debt market before the Chinese New Year break begins. No Asian borrowers launched dollar deals on Wednesday.

    • 22 Jan 2020
  • Pulled deals: a warning sign for Asian bonds

    The Asian bond market has been red hot since the start of 2020. With nearly every day bringing a number of blowout deals, it would be easy to overlook the three borrowers that have fallen short of completing their proposed transactions. But the failed deals may be a sign of things to come.

    • 21 Jan 2020
  • Investors pour into China property bonds

    All of the dollar debt issuance from Greater China on Monday came from real estate companies, with six borrowers taking about $1.4bn between them.

    • 21 Jan 2020
  • BSD rides market wave for dollar trade

    Real estate company Bumi Serpong Damai (BSD) followed the recent success of other high yield Indonesian borrowers in the dollar market on January 20, homing in on a refinancing opportunity that had slipped through its fingers in 2019.

    • 21 Jan 2020
  • Europe's CPI scores Singapore dollar bond

    European real estate company CPI Property Group turned to investors in the Lion City last Friday for its first Singapore dollar bond.

    • 20 Jan 2020

High yield news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 18.86
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.39
3 China Merchants Bank Co 14.21
4 China Merchants Securities Co 8.85
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5.90

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 3.40 16 15.11%
2 Morgan Stanley 3.15 9 13.99%
3 CITIC Securities 1.85 5 8.23%
4 China Securities Co Ltd 1.64 4 7.29%
5 Citi 1.49 9 6.60%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Citi 4.74 23 8.13%
2 HSBC 3.87 34 6.65%
3 Credit Suisse 3.37 24 5.79%
4 UBS 3.28 18 5.63%
5 BofA Securities 3.23 10 5.55%

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.