Latest senior debt/covered bond news

  • ICBC paves BRI with green bonds in three currencies

    Industrial and Commercial Bank of China raked in the equivalent of more than $2.2bn on Tuesday across four tranches of notes in three different currencies.

    • 17 Apr 2019
  • BRI blowout: BOC nails annual multi-tranche deal

    Bank of China sold another blockbuster Belt and Road transaction on Wednesday, raising $3.8bn across eight tranches of notes in five currencies across five bank branches, It was the largest transaction sold under the BRI label.

    • 11 Apr 2019
  • Updated: DBS brings rare deal to three year buyers

    Singapore’s DBS Group Holdings on Tuesday sold a three year senior unsecured bond, giving investors a scarce opportunity to buy a fixed rate deal at that tenor and format from one of the highest rated financial institutions in the region.

    • 10 Apr 2019
  • IndusInd Bank completes voyage of price discovery to land debut

    IndusInd Bank, the privately owned Indian lender, priced its inaugural dollar bond on Monday after a careful approach by bookrunners led to a sale that was priced tighter than some investors demanded but kept on tightening in the secondary market.

    • 09 Apr 2019
  • AIA visits US for $1bn of bonds

    Hong Kong’s AIA Group looked to the US market for its latest $1bn bond sale on Tuesday.

    • 03 Apr 2019
  • BOC Aviation flies off with $750m deal

    BOC Aviation sold its second dollar bond of the year on Tuesday, snapping up $750m from the sale of a 5.5 year trade, after raising $500m from a five year bullet in January.

    • 03 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 Baroda ends bond hiatus with pre-merger deal

    Bank of Baroda returned to the market on Thursday to sell its first dollar deal in nearly five years. The bank, acting through its London Branch, raised $800m in a sale that came just days before its expected merger with Vijaya Bank and Dena Bank.

    • 29 Mar 2019
  • India credits rush to market ahead of elections, year-end

    Indian bonds issuers are racing to the offshore market for cash to beat the country’s financial year-end and the uncertainty of a general election straight afterwards. Morgan Davis and Addison Gong report.

    • 28 Mar 2019
  • Canara Bank, BRI herald non-China supply pick-up

    India’s Canara Bank and Bank Rakyat Indonesia this week gave investors a chance to diversify away from Greater China supply, pricing their respective five year dollar bonds.

    • 22 Mar 2019

Senior debt/Covered bonds news achive

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 %
  • Last updated
  • 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
  • Today
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.