• 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

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 23.56
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 16.09
3 China Merchants Securities Co 11.38
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 6.90
5 HSBC 5.75

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 10,402.38 44 7.46%
2 CITIC Securities 10,076.72 56 7.23%
3 Morgan Stanley 8,137.73 53 5.84%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 7,629.46 48 5.47%
5 UBS 7,571.63 56 5.43%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 25,845.51 224 8.48%
2 Citi 19,878.62 143 6.52%
3 JPMorgan 15,342.51 106 5.03%
4 Standard Chartered Bank 13,851.25 136 4.55%
5 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 11,261.66 88 3.70%

Asian polls & awards

  • Now open! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2019

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, which reward the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2019.

  • 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.