Top Stories

  • Yes Bank pockets Rp19bn from QIP

    India’s Yes Bank has raised Rp19.3bn ($271.2m) after issuing a block of primary shares.

    • 16 Aug 2019
  • Temasek trims Intouch stake with jumbo Thai block trade

    Thailand’s largest block trade in six years has seen Singaporean state-owned investment fund Temasek Holdings bagging more than $500m from a sale of Intouch Holdings stock. The vendor took advantage of a surge in the Intouch’s stock price and plans to return and clean up its remaining stake. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • India seeks bookrunner bids for Fagmil, TCIL divestments

    The Indian government has sent out a pair of request for proposals for banks to lead the IPOs of FCI Aravali Gypsum and Minerals India (Fagmil) and Telecommunications India (TCIL).

    • 15 Aug 2019


Equity-linked

  • JPM cashes in $400m from rare cash-settled Tencent EB

    JP Morgan has bagged $400m from a rare cash-settled exchangeable bond, with Tencent Holdings as the reference stock, according to a source close to the deal.

    • 02 Aug 2019
  • LG Display’s hot CB a sign of strong H2 activity

    LG Display tapped the convertible bond market for W813.6bn ($687.8m) this week, its first equity-linked outing since the global financial crisis. Although the deal came at a troubling time for the issuer, its popularity has set the stage for a strong second half for the market. Jonathan Breen reports.

    • 01 Aug 2019

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Comment

  • Star board: a roller coaster ride to remember

    The first 25 companies that started trading on the new Shanghai tech board on Monday skyrocketed, as Chinese investors welcomed the Nasdaq-style equity market with frenzied trading. As the excitement cooled on Tuesday, the bourse’s performance shows that regulators must not just focus on market reform, but also on market participants.

    • 23 Jul 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 9,784.84 51 7.39%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,917.01 37 6.73%
3 Morgan Stanley 8,062.73 52 6.09%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,479.26 47 5.65%
5 UBS 7,365.18 51 5.56%

From Our Global Coverage

  • People moves in brief

    Bank of America Merrill Lynch hires fintech chief — Perella Weinberg builds European restructuring team — UniCredit finds SSA trading boss.

    • 15 Aug 2019
  • Salvini snaps to send Italian capital markets into a spin

    An impressive rally in Italian risk assets has been completely overturned this week, as Italy descended into political chaos. Some market participants now fear a repeat of last year, when Italian issuers were frozen out of debt and equity markets as the country’s government fought with the European Commission over its annual budget targets. Tyler Davies and Sam Kerr report.

    • 15 Aug 2019


More from Asia

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 19.93
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 13.40
3 China Merchants Securities Co 12.94
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.84
5 China Securities 6.54

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 9,784.84 51 7.39%
2 Goldman Sachs 8,917.01 37 6.73%
3 Morgan Stanley 8,062.73 52 6.09%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,479.26 47 5.65%
5 UBS 7,365.18 51 5.56%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 22,810.26 200 8.33%
2 Citi 17,061.26 128 6.23%
3 JPMorgan 14,213.30 96 5.19%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 12,123.46 119 4.43%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,117.96 78 3.70%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalCapital reveals SRI Award nominations

    GlobalCapital has published the nominations for its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. The winners will be announced on September 17, at our Awards Ceremony in Amsterdam.

  • GlobalCapital SRI Awards: poll extended

    In response to requests from market participants, GlobalCapital has extended the closing date of its poll to determine the 2019 winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. Market participants can now vote until July 26.

  • GlobalCapital opens 2019 poll for SRI Awards

    GlobalCapital has launched its poll to determine the 2019 winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards. Market participants are invited to participate.

  • GlobalCapital launches Sustainable Financing and Investing Survey

    GlobalCapital is conducting a global research survey on the fast-changing markets for sustainable financing and investing. It will combine the views of issuers and investors to give a nuanced picture of how this trend is changing capital markets for both groups.

  • 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.