Latest senior debt/covered bond news

  • Asian green bonds: more catching up needed

    Asia’s green financing market has made great strides since issuance started to pick up two years ago, with 2017 seeing more regulators and issuers giving the asset class a push. But for all its impressive feats, the region’s green market is yet to come of age.

    • 09:15 AM
  • China Citic Bank sells maiden $1.8bn bond

    China Citic Bank sold its first senior unsecured dollar bond on Thursday, executing the four tranche floating-fixed combination deal in a club style fashion.

    • 08 Dec 2017
  • ICICI closes first Indian FIG deal since sovereign upgrade

    India’s ICICI Bank sealed a $500m 2027 bond with ease on Thursday, pricing the trade at a tight coupon, leveraging on the positive sentiment around the country since the sovereign upgrade.

    • 08 Dec 2017
  • ICBC uses London arm to grab investors

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China sold a dual-tranche floating rate transaction on Wednesday, getting significant interest from western accounts as it used its London arm as the issuing vehicle.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • China Citic, ICICI Bank bring senior dollar offerings

    China Citic Bank Corp rolled out a four-tranche transaction on Thursday after a roadshow spanning Hong Kong, Singapore and London. Meanwhile, India’s ICICI Bank is marketing a 10 year bullet through its Dubai branch.

    • 07 Dec 2017
  • ICBC markets dollars through London arm

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China opened books for a dual-tranche floating rate dollar bond on Wednesday, to be sold through its London branch.

    • 06 Dec 2017
  • Lloyds and Santander choose yen for MREL

    Lloyds is set to follow Santander in selling Samurai bonds this week, as European banks look to the yen market as a funding base for loss-absorbing debt.

    • 04 Dec 2017
  • Market flush with Chinese FRN options

    China Construction Bank Corp and Bank of Communications Co snapped up investors on Monday when they offered up multiple tranches of floating rate dollar bonds through their Hong Kong branches.

    • 28 Nov 2017
  • Bond oversupply a challenge, but also an opportunity

    The sheer amount of dollar bond issuance seen this month in Asia, and the expected supply heading into the year end, has taken a bit of a toll on the market, with a handful of deals pulled and many others suffering in secondary. But there is a silver lining. Issuers in the region are being forced to think hard, communicate better and push the boundaries — things which can only make the market stronger.

    • 28 Nov 2017
  • PFC plants green deal, ends 20-year dollar bond hiatus

    Indian infrastructure finance company Power Finance Corp is taking bids for a benchmark 10 year green dollar bond, returning to the international debt market after an absence of two decades.

    • 28 Nov 2017

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.62
2 CITIC Securities 21.06
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.72
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.18
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.56

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 16,270.37 85 6.32%
2 UBS 14,128.60 88 5.49%
3 Goldman Sachs 11,744.37 58 4.56%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 11,422.00 55 4.44%
5 Morgan Stanley 10,900.56 58 4.23%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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  • Today
1 HSBC 35,178.30 245 8.08%
2 Citi 34,267.00 196 7.87%
3 JPMorgan 26,001.66 142 5.97%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,496.54 111 4.93%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 19,923.39 139 4.57%

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