Latest bank capital news

  • Woori prices bank capital deal with zero premium

    South Korea’s Woori Bank has raised $550m from a Basel III-compliant additional tier one bond sale. Despite the softer market backdrop, the firm pulled off the deal without paying any premium.

    • 26 Sep 2019
  • KBank rides unmet demand for $800m tier two

    Strong investor appetite for Thai bank capital deals helped Kasikornbank beat expectations with its $800m Basel III-compliant tier two bond.

    • 24 Sep 2019
  • Bangkok Bank saves on ‘extremely rare’ Thai tier two

    Strong demand for Bangkok Bank’s dollar-denominated Basel III-compliant tier two transaction allowed Thailand’s largest lender to sell a bigger deal at a tighter price than expected, writes Addison Gong.

    • 17 Sep 2019
  • BEA shrugs off weak results with $650m AT1 return

    The Bank of East Asia returned to the market with a Basel III-compliant additional tier one (AT1) deal, paying no premium despite reporting disappointing interim results for the first half of 2019 and amid the turmoil in Hong Kong SAR.

    • 13 Sep 2019
  • FWD Group’s $600m perp falls in secondary

    FWD Group has come to the market with yet another unusual transaction, raising $600m but seeing the bond open a whole point lower in the secondary market on Wednesday morning.

    • 11 Sep 2019
  • Bonds news in brief: Greater China credits head to dollars

    Six Greater China borrowers, including Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (Macau) and an unrated property developer, have wooed bond investors to their new dollar deals.

    • 06 Sep 2019
  • Bank of Jinzhou’s woes to shake support for AT1s

    Chinese city commercial bank Bank of Jinzhou plans to cancel coupon payments on its dollar additional tier one bonds for a year, the first such case from a mainland lender. The “shock” move from the beleaguered firm could shake investors’ risk appetite for bank capital deals from the country, writes Morgan Davis.

    • 05 Sep 2019
  • Bank of Jinzhou to cancel coupon payment on AT1

    Embattled Chinese bank, Bank of Jinzhou, has proposed cancelling coupon payments on its offshore additional tier one bonds for a year, the first such case from a Mainland lender.

    • 02 Sep 2019
  • UBS returns to S$AT1 after secondary rally

    Switzerland-based UBS Group has priced its second Singapore dollar-denominated Basel III-compliant additional tier one (AT1) bond in just nine months, taking advantage of a rally in its deal from last November.

    • 29 Aug 2019
  • Shinhan builds sustainability efforts in bank capital

    Shinhan Financial Group has deepened its sustainable funding pool, raising $500m from a bank capital deal that was appealing to investors.

    • 30 Jul 2019

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 27.09
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.86
3 China Merchants Bank Co 11.85
4 China Merchants Securities Co 9.09
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 5.51

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
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1 Goldman Sachs 11.56 53 6.98%
2 CITIC Securities 11.15 64 6.74%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 9.66 56 5.83%
4 UBS 9.66 73 5.83%
5 Morgan Stanley 9.43 59 5.70%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $b No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 29.40 258 8.37%
2 Citi 23.83 167 6.79%
3 JPMorgan 16.38 120 4.66%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 16.13 163 4.59%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12.50 94 3.56%

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