Top Stories

  • People news in brief: February 21, 2019

    Morgan Stanley names ECM head — Fasso joins PineBridge — Citi China makes promotions

    • 11:15 AM
  • EU-Singa deal said to frustrate gov debt restructurings

    An investor protection deal between the EU and Singapore, approved by the European Parliament last week, would make sovereign debt restructurings harder for governments to manage, according to some.

    • 20 Feb 2019
  • PBoC opens first central bank bills swap

    The People’s Bank of China (PBoC) made good on its promise to swap perpetual bonds for government bills on Wednesday, kicking off a Rmb1.5bn ($222m) swap that forced the central bank to start issuing bills again after a long hiatus.

    • 20 Feb 2019


From Our Global Coverage

  • Former Berlusconi deputy derails Deutsche CMBS

    The repayment of the first European multi-loan CMBS since the crisis is mired in a legal tug-of-war between Blackstone, the deal's sponsor, and Italian media group RCS, run by Urbano Cairo, chairman of Torino FC and a former assistant to controversial Italian prime minister Silvio Berlusconi.

    • 05:30 PM
  • EC and MAS reach derivatives trading agreement

    The European Commission and the Monetary Authority of Singapore have agreed a common approach to regulation of derivatives trading venues, in line with G20 reforms, so that European and Singaporean firms can trade on each country’s respective platforms.

    • 05:00 PM


More from Asia

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 %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 1,543.90 5 9.02%
2 CITIC Securities 1,389.13 8 8.12%
3 China International Capital Corp Ltd 1,340.29 6 7.83%
4 UBS 1,236.02 9 7.22%
5 Morgan Stanley 1,114.69 9 6.51%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 6,135.67 50 10.15%
2 Citi 4,441.94 31 7.35%
3 JPMorgan 4,157.29 24 6.88%
4 Deutsche Bank 2,675.58 22 4.42%
5 Goldman Sachs 2,587.64 15 4.28%

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.