Top Stories

  • China Bright Culture eyes $173m from Hong Kong IPO

    Independent television producer China Bright Culture Group has launched bookbuilding for its IPO, aiming to raise up to HK$1.35bn ($172.9m).

    • 28 Feb 2020
  • Business, but not as usual as virus threat grounds bankers worldwide

    Workers of the world’s capital markets united this week in efforts to keep the funding flowing as the threat of the Covid-19 coronavirus advances. Roadshows, mandate pitches and even quotidian office life faced emergency changes as embattled financiers braced themselves and their businesses for virus disruption.

    • 27 Feb 2020
  • SBI Cards sets terms for $1.4bn IPO, Rossari approved

    SBI Cards and Payments Services, a State Bank of India subsidiary, set the final price range for its IPO, putting proceeds of up to Rp103.5bn ($1.44bn) in reach for when it launches the deal next week.

    • 27 Feb 2020


Equity-linked

  • Chinese pharma names flock to ECM market

    There was a burst of activity from Chinese pharmaceutical and biotechnology companies in the equity capital markets this week, as the sector took centre stage following the spread of a flu-like virus that has already claimed lives on the mainland. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 23 Jan 2020
  • Sino Biopharm nets €750m from debut CB

    Sino Biopharmaceutical issued a zero coupon convertible bond on Wednesday, boosting the size to €750m as demand poured in from across Asia, Europe and the US, according to multiple sources close to the deal.

    • 23 Jan 2020

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Comment

  • The end of the road for roadshows

    The shock of the Covid-19 coronavirus outbreak has forced some rapid thinking among capital markets participants. Almost the first impact has been on travel.

    • 27 Feb 2020

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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 4.49 23 12.23%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 3.57 8 9.73%
3 CITIC Securities 3.46 12 9.43%
4 Morgan Stanley 3.39 11 9.23%
5 Goldman Sachs 1.70 13 4.65%

From Our Global Coverage

  • Gold One braves market storm to sell Sibanye Gold stock

    Two block trades in Europe this week have shown that there is still a reasonable bid for some stocks, even during a global equity market meltdown, when many transactions have simply been called off.

    • 28 Feb 2020
  • Fugro pulls high yield debut as virus rocks markets

    The only high yield bond deal being actively marketed in euros this week has been postponed. The deal was for Fugro, the Dutch company that provides geographical data and asset integrity services to onshore and offshore industries. It was a debut issue for a listed company with no sponsor involved, so there had been good interest, but market conditions just proved too difficult.

    • 28 Feb 2020


More from Asia

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Ping An Bank 42.86
2 Bank of China (BOC) 28.57
3 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.29
3 China Merchants Bank Co 14.29

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 4.49 23 12.23%
2 China Securities Co Ltd 3.57 8 9.73%
3 CITIC Securities 3.46 12 9.43%
4 Morgan Stanley 3.39 11 9.23%
5 Goldman Sachs 1.70 13 4.65%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $bn No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 7.40 42 7.56%
2 HSBC 6.26 54 6.39%
3 UBS 4.99 32 5.10%
4 JPMorgan 4.59 31 4.69%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 4.47 37 4.57%

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.