Latest equity-linked news

  • Deutsche Bank tweaks top ranks in Asia ECM

    Deutsche Bank shook up the senior ranks of its equity capital markets desk in Asia this week, removing the co-head structure and merging ECM with equity derivatives. The move comes amid a global reorganisation being rolled out from the bank’s headquarters that combines the equity and debt financing units with markets. John Loh reports.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • SMIC shows issuer savvy with $973m combo equity raise

    Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp pulled off a double-whammy this week, bagging $972.9m from equity and equity-linked investors. The trade was not only SMIC’s first time raising close to $1bn overnight, but also represented a rare offering of an Asian convertible perpetual bond. John Loh reports.

    • 30 Nov 2017
  • SMIC nets $969m from equity, convertible perp trade

    Hong Kong-listed Semiconductor Manufacturing International Corp raised $969m on Tuesday from an unusual multi-tranche offering of equity and convertible perpetual bonds.

    • 29 Nov 2017
  • Suntec, Haier bag $1.2bn from equity-linked deals

    Suntec Real Estate Investment Trust printed a S$300m ($220m) convertible bond off the back of solid aftermarket trading in recent new issues, although some bankers think the window could be closing soon.

    • 09 Nov 2017
  • Qingdao Haier squeezes yield on $1bn exchangeable

    Qingdao Haier Co has raised HK$8bn ($1.03bn) through an exchangeable bond, leveraging on its brand recognition to tighten pricing, according to a source close to the deal.

    • 07 Nov 2017
  • BNPP shakes up equity-linked ranks in Asia

    BNP Paribas is shaking up its equity-linked unit in Asia with the transfer of a senior banker to Singapore and a new hire, sources close to the matter said.

    • 01 Nov 2017
  • Hon Hai wins over investors with $500m CB

    Investors cheered Hon Hai Precision Industry Co’s first convertible bond (CB) issue in seven years this week, cramming in $3bn of orders into the $500m deal. That pent-up demand, along with the Taiwanese iPhone parts maker’s own strong equity and credit, meant it could get away with aggressive terms. John Loh writes.

    • 31 Oct 2017
  • Hon Hai eyes $500m return to equity-linked

    Taiwan-listed Hon Hai Precision Industry Co is in the market with an up to $500m currency-linked convertible bond, breaking a seven year absence from equity-linked issuance.

    • 30 Oct 2017
  • China Lodging wraps up $425m ADS convertible

    China Lodging Group is set to bag about $425m through an offering of equity-linked notes, convertible into its Nasdaq-listed American Depository Shares.

    • 27 Oct 2017
  • Weibo snags $800m in biggest debut convertible

    Weibo Corp delighted investors on Thursday with an $800m print in the equity-linked market, the largest convertible bond by a debut US-listed Chinese issuer.

    • 26 Oct 2017

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.62
2 CITIC Securities 21.06
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.72
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.18
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.56

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 16,270.37 85 6.29%
2 UBS 14,128.60 88 5.46%
3 Goldman Sachs 11,744.37 58 4.54%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 11,499.94 56 4.44%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,900.56 58 4.21%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 65,522.96 435 8.65%
2 Citi 60,304.20 341 7.96%
3 JPMorgan 48,158.06 268 6.36%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 44,812.40 223 5.92%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 32,612.99 230 4.31%

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