Latest senior debt/covered bond news

  • BOC Aviation scoops up $500m

    BOC Aviation took advantage of upbeat market conditions to raise $500m from a quick drive-by transaction.

    • 18 Jan 2019
  • Kogta issues India's first dual recourse bond

    Non-bank lender Kogta Financial and Northern Arc Capital have sold the first Indian dual recourse bond secured on auto loan receivables.

    • 18 Jan 2019
  • BoCom Leasing adds $1.5bn to coffers with first 2019 bond

    China’s Bank of Communications Financial Leasing Co managed to raise the upper end of its $1.5bn target size at a tighter-than-expected level on Tuesday, a feat achieved despite a busy bond market in Asia.

    • 16 Jan 2019
  • Early January bond volume ‘underwhelming’

    Dollar bond issuance in Asia appears to have got off to a strong start, with a rally both in the primary and secondary markets. But that is not enough for many DCM bankers in the region, who are hoping for a bigger upside.

    • 14 Jan 2019
  • Guotai Junan HK arm dips offshore for $200m

    Guotai Junan International Holdings paid a premium over the curve of some of its Chinese brokerage peers for a $200m bond on Monday.

    • 08 Jan 2019
  • 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.

    • 11 Dec 2018
  • ING beats Japan’s TLAC deadline

    ING completed a deal in the Tokyo Pro-Bond market this week, raising over $1bn equivalent on a week in which it could not find acceptable demand in dollars. It was also able to distribute notes to regional banks before debt counting towards total loss absorbing capacity (TLAC) weighs more heavily on those buyers’ balance sheets.

    • 07 Dec 2018
  • Kookmin issues first covered in two years

    Kookmin Bank has issued the second Korean covered bond of this year but the first in dollars and its first in more than two years.

    • 07 Dec 2018
  • Haitong Securities, Founder Group head to euros

    China’s Haitong Securities priced a dual-currency transaction on Thursday, heading to the euro market for cheaper funding. Another issuer, Peking University Founder Group, was looking to price an up to €100m deal on Friday.

    • 07 Dec 2018
  • ‘Price-driven’ investors think twice about Citic Securities

    Investor demand for more new issue premium forced China’s Citic Securities Co to price a smaller-than-expected $300m bond on Monday.

    • 04 Dec 2018

Senior debt/Covered bonds news achive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 14.44
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 11.65
3 Bank of China (BOC) 10.33
4 CITIC Securities 8.41
5 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 7.17

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 1,075.14 2 13.79%
2 CITIC Securities 952.42 4 12.22%
3 Bank of China 754.84 3 9.68%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 721.75 3 9.26%
5 Guotai Junan Securities Co Ltd 668.93 3 8.58%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 2,199.70 15 11.32%
2 Citi 1,809.79 16 9.31%
3 JPMorgan 1,192.62 8 6.14%
4 UBS 1,022.45 9 5.26%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 1,009.43 7 5.19%

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.