Top Stories

  • MCC, BOC Aviation get thumbs-up from investors

    Metallurgical Corporation of China and BOC Aviation found strong investor support for their bonds on Monday, with the former bagging Asia’s first senior perpetual bond in more than a month and the latter walking away with an over six times covered transaction.

    • 24 Apr 2018
  • PNB makes rare visit to dollar bonds

    Philippine National Bank, a rare credit in the offshore bond market, raised $300m from a new transaction on Thursday. But despite the novelty value of its deal, investors still demanded a new issue premium.

    • 20 Apr 2018
  • You can't just recycle if you believe in ESG

    Two pieces of news this week highlight how environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is conquering the capital markets. But both carry a risk of intellectual laziness.

    • 19 Apr 2018

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    Two pieces of news this week highlight how environmental, social and governance (ESG) investing is conquering the capital markets. But both carry a risk of intellectual laziness.

    • 19 Apr 2018

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  • Updated: UOB makes a splash in China DCM

    United Overseas Bank’s subsidiary in China has printed its first bond in the country, a Rmb1bn ($159m) three year note. The Singaporean lender joins a small group of foreign financial institutions that have raised onshore funding through their China arms.

    • 18 Apr 2018

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From Our Global Coverage

  • Investors go cool on UK bank sterling deals

    Santander’s UK subsidiary became the latest British bank to issue sterling notes on Thursday. But that run could be coming to an end as investors look to have had enough.

    • 26 Apr 2018
  • BBVA: green T2 feasible, AT1 ‘may be difficult’

    BBVA told GlobalCapital it saw room for social bonds, and a mixed social and green bond, as well as more established green offerings as it revealed its new issuance framework this week. While it expects the senior non-preferred format is most likely to be used, it sees tier two as possible as well.

    • 26 Apr 2018


More from Asia

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 18.04
2 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 15.83
2 CITIC Securities 15.83
4 China CITIC Bank Corp 14.25
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 11.08

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Citi 8,204.66 32 8.37%
2 Morgan Stanley 7,881.12 23 8.04%
3 Goldman Sachs 7,577.98 27 7.73%
4 China Securities Co Ltd 5,909.17 16 6.03%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 5,528.29 11 5.64%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 11,389.80 84 7.59%
2 Citi 8,331.18 56 5.55%
3 JPMorgan 7,405.01 33 4.93%
4 Goldman Sachs 7,280.81 27 4.85%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 6,475.02 32 4.31%

Asian polls & awards

  • The Australian Fixed Income Poll 2018

    Asiamoney, in association with National Australia Bank, invites all fixed income investors in Asia and Europe to participate in the Australian Fixed Income Poll 2018. The online poll will take only five to 10 minutes to complete.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part IV: Investment Bank

    In the last instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners of Best Asian Investment Bank and Best Investment Bank.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part III: Bonds

    In the third instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners of the Best Local Currency Bond, Best High Yield Bond, Best Financial Bond, Best SSA Bond, Best Investment Grade Bond, Best Project Finance Deal, Best Bond, Best G3 and Local Currency Bond House, and Best High Yield Bond House.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part II: Equities

    In the second instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners for Best Follow-On/Accelerated Bookbuild, Best Equity-Linked Deal, Best IPO, Best ECM Deal and Best ECM House.

  • Regional Capital Markets Awards Part I: Loans

    In the first instalment of our 2017 awards, we present the full write-ups of the winners for Best Investment Grade Syndicated Loan, Best High Yield Syndicated Loan, Best Leveraged/Acquisition Finance, Best Loan and Best Loans House.