Latest corporate local currency bond 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.

    • 24 Jan 2020
  • China cuts registration fees for domestic bonds

    China’s biggest clearing houses have slashed their fees for the registration of new bonds.

    • 23 Jan 2020
  • Defaulted issuers return: CSRC queries Founder Securities, snubs Haikou Meilan

    The China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC) has asked questions about Founder Securities’ application to sell an onshore bond, but put a pause on approving a planned issuance by Haikou Meilan International Airport Co. Both Founder’s parent company and Meilan have missed bond payments in 2019.

    • 23 Jan 2020
  • Sing dollar investors check into Shangri-La

    Shangri-La Asia raised S$250m ($185.3) from the Singapore dollar bond market on Tuesday, after seeing an opportunity for unrated issuers in the city.

    • 22 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
  • Greater China issuers flood market with dollar bonds

    Seven borrowers from Greater China raised about $2bn from new dollar bonds on Monday, while Hong Kong's Cathay Pacific tapped the Singapore dollar market.

    • 14 Jan 2020
  • CréditAg adds to China debt origination team

    Matthew Xu has become an executive director of debt capital markets in Crédit Agricole’s China debt origination and advisory team, effective Monday.

    • 13 Jan 2020
  • 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.

    • 18 Dec 2019
  • 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.

    • 18 Dec 2019
  • CCT turns to Japan for green deal

    Singapore’s CapitaLand Commercial Trust dove into the yen market this month to sell its inaugural green bond.

    • 16 Dec 2019

Corporate local currency bond 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 %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 China International Capital Corp Ltd 3.43 16 14.07%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 3.30 5 13.56%
3 Morgan Stanley 2.76 8 11.34%
4 CITIC Securities 1.95 6 8.01%
5 Citi 1.49 9 6.11%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 5.04 24 8.43%
2 HSBC 4.17 35 6.98%
3 UBS 3.58 19 5.99%
4 BofA Securities 3.53 11 5.91%
5 Credit Suisse 3.37 24 5.64%

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.