Latest ABB/block trade news

  • Updated: Hong Kong placements flood market in pre-CNY rush

    A flurry of accelerated bookbuilds hit the Hong Kong market on Thursday night as issuers and investors squeeze through the last window for fundraising before companies go into earnings blackout and the Chinese New Year holidays.

    • 17 Jan 2020
  • Carlyle sells China Literature stake for $196m

    The Carlyle Group, a US-based multinational private equity firm, offloaded its position in China Literature this week through a HK$1.53bn ($196m) overnight block trade.

    • 15 Jan 2020
  • Sunac China and WuXi Bio tap Hong Kong for $1.8bn

    Mainland-based property developer Sunac China Holdings has raised HK$8bn ($1.03bn) after issuing a chunk of new shares.

    • 10 Jan 2020
  • Xinyi Solar block fetches $231m

    A group of shareholders in Xinyi Solar Holdings have bagged HK$1.79bn ($230.7m) after selling a block of shares in the company, according to a source familiar with the matter.

    • 07 Jan 2020
  • R&F Properties taps equity market for debt refi

    Guangzhou R&F Properties, a Hong Kong-listed Chinese real estate developer, raised HK$3.7bn ($475m) from a placement on Thursday evening in one of the last ECM deals of the year in the region.

    • 20 Dec 2019
  • Rare MISC block flies off the shelves

    An undisclosed institutional investor in Malaysia’s MISC Berhad has raised MR565.6m ($136m) by selling some of its shares in the shipping company, giving buyers an extremely rare opportunity to gain exposure to it.

    • 05 Nov 2019
  • WuXi Biologics placements net HK$7.9bn

    Chinese pharmaceuticals firm WuXi Biologics and one of its controlling shareholders are set to raise a combined HK$7.9bn ($1bn) from the sale of equal chunks of shares in the company.

    • 01 Nov 2019
  • Ping An Healthcare block nets $160m

    An investor in Ping An Healthcare and Technology has bagged HK$1.25bn ($159.9m) after selling a chunk of shares in the company, according to a source close to the transaction.

    • 29 Oct 2019
  • Powerlong Real Estate raises HK$792m via top-up

    Powerlong Real Estate Holdings pulled off a top-up placement on Monday night, raising HK$791.6m ($100.9m) after pricing the deal toward the bottom of guidance.

    • 15 Oct 2019
  • Kuala Lumpur Kepong block fetches $158m

    An undisclosed institutional investor has bagged MR663.6m ($158.5m) from offloading its entire position in Malaysian plantation company Kuala Lumpur Kepong.

    • 04 Oct 2019

ABB/block trade 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 %
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  • 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 %
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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.