Latest bank capital news

  • Shinhan serves up first SDG bank capital dollar bond

    Shinhan Bank of South Korea managed tight pricing on its Basel III-compliant tier two deal on Monday. Investors overwhelmed the $400m transaction with orders that covered the book more than seven times at its peak, thanks in part to its rare 10 year tenor but also as a result of its status as Asia’s first dollar-denominated UN Sustainable Development Goals-linked bond. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • Rare IG supply as Shinhan adds SDG label to bank capital deal

    South Korea’s Shinhan Bank sold Asia’s first dollar-denominated UN Sustainable Development Goals-linked bond on Monday, raising $400m from the Basel III-compliant tier two deal.

    • 16 Apr 2019
  • UOB nabs tight pricing for dollar tier two return

    Singapore’s United Overseas Bank this week set a new benchmark after the country introduced an enhanced bank resolution regime allowing the statutory bail-in of subordinated debt. Addison Gong reports.

    • 11 Apr 2019
  • UOB brings Singapore's first T2 under new bail-in rules

    United Overseas Bank priced on Monday the tightest Basel III-compliant tier two deal from an Asian borrower, setting a new benchmark following the strengthening late last year of the bank resolution regime in its home jurisdiction of Singapore.

    • 09 Apr 2019
  • Investors, bankers call for wider China bond roadshows

    Chinese issuers have become too focused on Hong Kong when marketing their dollar bonds, panelists at Euromoney's China Debt Capital Markets Summit said last week.

    • 01 Apr 2019
  • Bank of Georgia keeps size down on AT1 debut

    Bank of Georgia is in the market with its first ever additional tier one bond on Thursday, offering a generous yield but keeping the size down.

    • 21 Mar 2019
  • BOC’s Ha resurfaces at Chinese rival

    Former Bank of China syndicate head Sebastian Ha has joined SPDB International as its head of fixed income.

    • 25 Feb 2019
  • CCB, Citic keep Asia bank capital on a roll

    China Construction Bank (CCB) and China Citic Bank International this week priced Basel III-compliant tier two deals, raising $2.35bn between them. The deals represent only the latest supply from Asia’s bank capital market, which is gearing up for a busy year. Addison Gong reports.

    • 21 Feb 2019
  • Citic Bank sells tier two as legacy treatment falls

    China Citic Bank International has priced a $500m Basel III-compliant tier two deal inside fair value, as the lender looks to switch out of a legacy tier two that not only has a high interest rate but has also lost most of its capital recognition over time.

    • 20 Feb 2019
  • Bank capital goes green with latest Kookmin deal

    Asia’s sustainability market took a big step forward this week when Kookmin Bank priced a Basel III-compliant tier two bond with a sustainability label — the first of its kind in the region. Morgan Davis reports.

    • 31 Jan 2019

Bank capital news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 26.40
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 20.00
3 China Securities 13.33
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 12.00
5 Bank of China (BOC) 11.33

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 6,126.98 28 9.16%
2 Goldman Sachs 5,830.12 20 8.72%
3 Morgan Stanley 4,329.51 27 6.48%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 3,921.06 17 5.86%
5 UBS 3,727.37 21 5.58%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
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1 HSBC 12,570.23 112 8.45%
2 JPMorgan 9,000.86 54 6.05%
3 Citi 8,900.47 66 5.98%
4 Credit Suisse 5,860.46 43 3.94%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 5,747.27 53 3.86%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Bonds

    In part three of our results announcements, we reveal the winning bond deals across a variety of categories. In addition, we also name the Best G3 Bond House, Best Local Currency Bond House, Best High Yield Bond House and the debut winner of the Best House for SRI Financing.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Equities

    In part two of our results announcements, we reveal the winning equity deals and banks, including the Best Follow-on/Accelerated Bookbuild, Best Equity-Linked Deal, Best IPO, Best ECM Deal and Best ECM House.

  • GlobalCapital Asia capital markets awards 2018: Loans

    GlobalCapital Asia has spent the last two months talking to banks and their clients in a bid to determine the most impressive capital markets transactions and advisers across Asia ex-Japan in 2018. We are pleased to begin our awards announcements in the loan market.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Most impressive issuers, best law firm

    In this third part of the GlobalRMB awards, we present our reasons for choosing the best issuers in the FIG, corporate and SSA categories — and praise the strong performance of one well-known foreign law firm.