Latest corporate local currency bond news

  • 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
  • CPI Property first corporate to sell Tokyo Pro-Bonds

    CPI Property, which owns real estate in Berlin and central and eastern Europe, entered Tokyo’s Pro-Bond market on Friday, raising ¥11bn ($97m) across three and 10 years tranches.

    • 30 Nov 2018
  • HDFC hints at future for Masala bonds

    India’s Housing Development Finance Corp (HDFC) sold a privately placed offshore rupee bond this week, giving an inkling of hope to what has been a lacklustre market.

    • 22 Nov 2018
  • Sun Hung Kai gets warm Panda welcome

    Sixteen months after receiving its Panda issuance quota, Sun Hung Kai Properties (SHK) raised Rmb1.2bn ($173m) from its debut deal, pulling off the cheapest two year Panda bond in 2018.

    • 16 Nov 2018

Corporate local currency bond news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 26.40
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 20.00
3 China Securities 13.33
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 12.00
5 Bank of China (BOC) 11.33

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 6,126.98 28 9.33%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,769.14 19 8.78%
3 Morgan Stanley 4,329.51 27 6.59%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 3,860.18 16 5.88%
5 UBS 3,727.37 21 5.67%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 12,559.15 112 8.47%
2 JPMorgan 8,989.78 54 6.06%
3 Citi 8,889.38 66 6.00%
4 Credit Suisse 5,789.03 42 3.91%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 5,664.76 52 3.82%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • 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.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Equities

    In part two of our results announcements, we reveal the winning equity deals and banks, including the Best Follow-on/Accelerated Bookbuild, Best Equity-Linked Deal, Best IPO, Best ECM Deal and Best ECM House.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Loans

    GlobalCapital Asia has spent the last two months talking to banks and their clients in a bid to determine the most impressive capital markets transactions and advisers across Asia ex-Japan in 2018. We are pleased to begin our awards announcements in the loan market.

  • 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.