Latest hybrid news

  • Syngenta waits in the wings as Grand City rides wave of hybrid demand

    German residential property company Grand City Properties brought its third corporate bond deal of 2018 to the market on Tuesday, while the return of seed company Syngenta with a jumbo multi-tranche deal neared.

    • 17 Apr 2018
  • Debt bankers fret as heavy pipeline looms large

    DCM bankers in Asia are gearing up for a hectic April as investors put the US interest rate hike behind them. But how will borrowers, particularly those that are lower rated, navigate the many fundraising challenges ahead? Addison Gong finds out.

    • 22 Mar 2018
  • Non-call events weigh on market watchers as rates rise

    A Chinese company’s decision to pay an extra 300bp in coupon to defer payments on its onshore perpetual notes has not only shocked the domestic bond market, but also inevitably raised concerns offshore. Bankers and investors are now paying much closer attention to the onshore/offshore dynamics.

    • 14 Feb 2018
  • China Jinmao builds $300m from latest hybrid

    China Jinmao Holdings Group priced its third perpetual bond of the year on Monday, raising $300m from a subordinated deal that will mainly be used to repay bank loans.

    • 31 Oct 2017
  • CK Infrastructure finds lukewarm demand for perp

    Cheung Kong Infrastructure Holdings sold a fixed-for-life hybrid bond denominated in dollars on Wednesday. The deal did not draw an overwhelming response, but market participants said overall demand for the structure is muted.

    • 17 Aug 2017
  • CK Hutch’s 4x subscribed hybrid takes centre stage

    CK Hutchison sold a hybrid bond featuring a dual-step structure this week, designed to qualify for partial equity treatment from ratings agencies. While demand was strong for the $1bn deal, priced off the back of a $4.25bn book, some handholding was needed to make investors comfortable. Addison Gong reports.

    • 11 May 2017
  • Back with a bang: CK Hutchison seals $1bn hybrid

    CK Hutchison priced a $1bn hybrid bond at 4% on Tuesday, with the deal featuring a dual step-up to qualify for partial equity treatment from ratings agencies. And while investor appetite was strong, some handholding was needed behind the scenes.

    • 10 May 2017
  • CK Hutchison rolls out inaugural hybrid post restructuring

    CK Hutchison Holdings is making a rapid return to the dollar market, collecting bids for a subordinated perpetual bond on Tuesday, its first hybrid outing after a 2015 restructuring.

    • 09 May 2017
  • FWD finds big demand for $250m subordinated perp

    Hong Kong-based insurer FWD priced a $250m subordinated, perpetual dollar denominated note on Tuesday off the back of a $6.75bn order book, making the deal around 26 times covered.

    • 18 Jan 2017
  • Mapletree cracks open Sing dollar debt market

    Singapore’s Mapletree Investments raised S$625m ($438m) from its debt outing on Thursday, marking the first public Singapore dollar bond of the year.

    • 13 Jan 2017

Hybrid news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 18.01
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 15.02
3 CITIC Securities 10.77
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 9.79
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 8.81

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 15,658.50 72 7.63%
2 Morgan Stanley 13,921.33 63 6.78%
3 Citi 13,640.97 88 6.65%
4 UBS 10,835.65 68 5.28%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 10,501.97 40 5.12%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 21,228.68 180 7.62%
2 Citi 20,461.80 132 7.34%
3 JPMorgan 13,802.40 85 4.95%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,328.25 77 4.42%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,208.75 54 4.02%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalRMB awards: Most impressive issuers, best law firm

    In this third part of the GlobalRMB awards, we present our reasons for choosing the best issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories — and praise the strong performance of one well-known foreign law firm.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Person of the year, most impressive innovation

    In the final article on our GlobalRMB awards, we talk about the key innovation of the year and highlight the individual that has made the greatest contribution to the development of China’s cross-border capital markets.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best bank for securities services

    Securities services was one of the most competitive award categories GlobalRMB had to decide this year. Our awards criteria demanded the near-impossible from participating banks: to beat the competition in the fast-changing China access scheme, while at the same time demonstrating a broad client base and the ability to be at the cutting edge of innovation.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best for ABS, CNH, G3 and Panda bonds

    In GlobalRMB's Best Bank Awards for China DCM, Standard Chartered wins for ABS and CNH, HSBC takes home the G3 Bond House Award, and Bank of China gets kudos as the Best House for Panda bond issuers.

  • Now open! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2018

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, rewarding the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2018.