Latest corporate local currency bond news

  • ‘Pooled bond’ brings foreign investor to Indian NBFCs

    Spanish impact fund Magallanes Impacto and India’s Northern Arc Capital’s joint investment in a Rp1.06bn ($15m) ‘pooled bond’ transaction highlighted foreign investors’ interests in India’s non-banking financial companies (NBFCs), as cash-strapped lenders look for alternative sources of funding. Addison Gong reports.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • Investors eat up Cifi’s dim sum bond

    Cifi Holdings (Group) Co, a Chinese real estate developer, made its second venture into the offshore renminbi bond market on Tuesday, taking Rmb1.6bn ($233m) from a tightly priced issuance.

    • 17 Jul 2019
  • Volvo revs into Hong Kong ‘melt-up’

    Swedish car manufacturer Volvo made its debut in Hong Kong dollars on Wednesday amid increasing tensions and unrest in the city.

    • 04 Jul 2019
  • KIIFB sells maiden Masala bond

    Kerala Infrastructure Investment Fund Board made its debut in the offshore rupee market on Tuesday, raising Rp21.5bn ($311.7m).

    • 27 Mar 2019
  • BMW enters Panda market made accessible by rules and Bond Connect

    BMW issued its first Panda bond on Wednesday, raising Rmb3bn ($447m) in a deal that one of the lead managers hailed as a "milestone” in opening up China’s domestic bond market to foreign issuers.

    • 06 Mar 2019
  • Yoma is first Myanmar firm into international bonds

    Yoma Strategic Holdings has become the first company from Myanmar to sell an international bond, raising the equivalent of $70m in the Thai baht market.

    • 28 Jan 2019
  • Chongqing LGFV seals Sing dollar debut

    Chongqing Banan Economic Park Development and Construction Co made its inaugural appearance in the international bond market with a Singapore dollar transaction, raising S$150m ($110m).

    • 28 Jan 2019
  • ESR turns to Singapore for funds

    Logistics real estate developer ESR Cayman turned to the Singapore dollar market this week to bring down its cost of funding, adding S$150m ($110m) to its coffers.

    • 25 Jan 2019
  • Investors look beyond politics in KNOC Samurai

    Korea National Oil Corp’s debut in the Japanese yen market on Wednesday was one to remember. The deal was the largest single-tranche Samurai bond on record in Asia, despite a rise in tensions between the two countries.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • 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.

    • 11 Dec 2018

Corporate local currency bond news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 19.93
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 13.40
3 China Merchants Securities Co 12.94
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.84
5 China Securities 6.54

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 9,784.84 51 7.39%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,917.01 37 6.73%
3 Morgan Stanley 8,062.73 52 6.09%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,479.26 47 5.65%
5 UBS 7,365.18 51 5.56%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 22,810.26 200 8.33%
2 Citi 17,061.26 128 6.23%
3 JPMorgan 14,213.30 96 5.19%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 12,123.46 119 4.43%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,117.96 78 3.70%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • GlobalCapital opens 2019 poll for SRI Awards

    GlobalCapital has launched its poll to determine the 2019 winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. Market participants are invited to participate.

  • 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.