Latest bank capital news

  • 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
  • FWD Group returns for more after secondary rally

    FWD Group, an insurance company, was back with a $250m tap of a subordinated five year bond, thanks to a rally in its bond price in the secondary market.

    • 19 Jul 2019
  • Chong Hing looks to Chinese peers with tight AT1

    Hong Kong-based Chong Hing Bank raised $400m from a Basel III-compliant additional tier one (AT1) transaction at a level that was, unsurprisingly, inside fair value.

    • 09 Jul 2019
  • South Korea: well positioned to lead Asia’s green market

    South Korea’s green and sustainable bond market is thriving this year. The country is already streets ahead of its peer China, with its sovereign printing a green deal and issuers embracing new twists on these financings. That forward-thinking mentality is just the beginning.

    • 03 Jul 2019
  • Korea fuels sustainability bond growth in Asia

    The blossoming green bond market in Asia is showing no signs of stopping, with a recent boom in issuance also seen in sustainability-linked bonds. As issuance for environmentally and socially conscious debt gathers momentum globally, Asia is fuelling the fire. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 27 Jun 2019
  • TBC Bank defies volatility to make AT1 debut

    TBC Bank, Georgia’s largest, sold its first ever additional tier one (AT1) bond on Wednesday, completing a successful transaction in spite of political demonstrations taking place in the capital, Tblisi, this week.

    • 27 Jun 2019
  • TBC Bank offers high 10s for AT1 debut

    TBC Bank, Georgia's largest bank, is in the market for its first ever additional tier one bond, offering initial price thoughts of high 10% area.

    • 26 Jun 2019
  • Kookmin makes AT1 debut with sustainability label

    South Korea’s Kookmin Bank has sold its maiden dollar-denominated Basel III compliant additional tier one bond, opting for a sustainability label to entice investors.

    • 26 Jun 2019
  • StanChart debuts S$ AT1 after consolidation

    Standard Chartered raised S$750m ($554m) from a Basel III-compliant additional tier one deal on Tuesday, boosting its capital ratio after a consolidation of its operations in Singapore this year. The bank’s strong Asia links helped it achieve better funding arbitrage compared to some of its European peers.

    • 26 Jun 2019
  • Guangzhou RCB prices ‘ironically’ tight AT1

    As the crisis at Baoshang Bank and Bank of Jinzhou continues to brew, Hong Kong-listed Guangzhou Rural Commercial Bank priced a $1.43bn Basel III-compliant additional tier one (AT1) note at a level that was well inside where similarly rated small Chinese lenders were trading in the secondary market.

    • 14 Jun 2019

Bank capital news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 21.07
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 12.89
3 China Merchants Securities Co 12.45
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.55
5 China Securities 6.29

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 9,832.84 52 7.35%
2 Goldman Sachs 9,385.90 40 7.02%
3 Morgan Stanley 8,062.73 52 6.03%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,479.26 47 5.59%
5 UBS 7,462.23 53 5.58%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 23,142.11 201 8.38%
2 Citi 17,666.90 132 6.39%
3 JPMorgan 14,329.96 97 5.19%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 12,554.94 122 4.54%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 10,422.96 80 3.77%

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.