Latest corporate local currency bond news

  • 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
  • Shangri-La finds golden opportunity in Lion City

    A flexible approach allowed Shangri-La Hotel to tap into the Singapore dollar bond market on Thursday for S$825m, a rare outing that helped it stave off pressing loan liabilities.

    • 02 Nov 2018
  • China Gas rakes in bigger Rmb2bn from Panda return

    China Gas Holdings doubled the size of its Panda bond to Rmb2bn ($288m) on Wednesday, thanks to strong demand from investors, according to bankers.

    • 25 Oct 2018
  • Shandong Gold mines bank support for large print

    Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) Shandong Gold Group Co achieved size with its three year outing on Monday, raising $600m. Another government-linked entity in the province, Weifang Urban Construction and Development Investment Group Co, debuted in the offshore market with a $250m trade.

    • 16 Oct 2018
  • Asia’s bond market has lost the rulebook

    Volatility in Asian dollar bonds has put the focus on marketing tactics deployed by banks, and in particular some Chinese securities houses, to win over investors — tactics that are distorting price discovery and putting pressure on the secondary market. Are standards falling in the region? Rashmi Kumar finds out.

    • 08 Oct 2018
  • LSE, NSE join forces for Masala bonds dual listing

    The London Stock Exchange Group (LSE) and the National Stock Exchange of India (NSE) have signed a memorandum of understanding to work together to create a dual-listing route for Masala bonds in the hopes of giving a fillip to the asset class.

    • 24 Sep 2018
  • Cifi cooks up Rmb1bn debut dim sum

    Cifi Holdings (Group) Co raised Rmb1bn ($145.7m) on Thursday from its maiden offshore renminbi bond.

    • 14 Sep 2018

Corporate local currency bond news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 15.31
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.35
3 CITIC Securities 8.92
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.60
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 6.76

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 17,772.74 86 7.59%
2 Morgan Stanley 14,624.46 73 6.24%
3 Citi 14,439.29 99 6.16%
4 UBS 13,054.43 87 5.57%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 11,814.82 50 5.04%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 26,525.17 229 7.80%
2 Citi 23,876.05 159 7.02%
3 JPMorgan 15,519.87 98 4.57%
4 Goldman Sachs 13,938.23 69 4.10%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 13,897.70 88 4.09%

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.