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  • Lenovo ditches call option for popular equity-linked debut

    Hong Kong-listed Lenovo Group has given Asia its first real taste of equity-linked issuance for the year. The firm raked in $675m from its debut convertible bond (CB) after a flood of investors turned out for the deal, and as bankers gear up for more issuance. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 17 Jan 2019
  • Lenovo swells debut CB to net $675m

    Lenovo Group boosted the size of its debut convertible bond to $675m after a flood of investors turned out for the deal, according to bankers on the mandate.

    • 16 Jan 2019

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  • When a bad deal leads to no deal, no one wins

    Maintaining confidence in the system relies on trust that leaders — those selected for their competence and character to set the course for the rest of us — are well informed, able to communicate with others at their level and take decisions that serve the interests of those they lead.

    • 17 Jan 2019

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Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 1,277.35 6 14.99%
2 Goldman Sachs 1,075.14 2 12.62%
3 Bank of China 754.84 3 8.86%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 721.75 3 8.47%
5 Guotai Junan Securities Co Ltd 687.65 4 8.07%

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 14.44
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 11.65
3 Bank of China (BOC) 10.33
4 CITIC Securities 8.41
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.17

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 1,277.35 6 14.99%
2 Goldman Sachs 1,075.14 2 12.62%
3 Bank of China 754.84 3 8.86%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 721.75 3 8.47%
5 Guotai Junan Securities Co Ltd 687.65 4 8.07%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 HSBC 2,199.70 15 10.28%
2 Citi 2,109.79 17 9.86%
3 JPMorgan 1,192.62 8 5.58%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 1,109.43 8 5.19%
5 UBS 1,022.45 9 4.78%

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.