Latest bank strategy/results news

  • MUFG hires Mann for FIG in Paris

    Mitsubishi UFJ Financial Group has appointed Jason Mann as European head of financial institutions DCM, a role which will be based in a branch of the bank’s new subsidiary, established to prepare for Brexit.

    • 15 Jan 2019
  • Citi divorces China JV partner

    Citi is pulling out of its China securities joint venture. It gave its partner notice at the end of last week.

    • 17 Dec 2018
  • In-depth: Europe frustrated with slow pace of China reforms

    US president Donald Trump may be the loudest critic of Chinese policy, but he is far from the only one. The European Chamber of Commerce (Eurocham) tells GlobalRMB that ‘optimism is slowly turning to cynicism’ as China stalls on its reform promises.

    • 23 Nov 2018
  • Huatai Securities to bring first deal under Shanghai-London equity link

    Huatai Securities, the Chinese asset management business, has filed an intention to float document for a $500m London listing of global depositary receipts, the first under the new Shanghai-London Stock Connect segment of the London Stock Exchange.

    • 22 Nov 2018
  • SG signs US deal on sanctions violations

    Société Générale has agreed to pay $1.34bn in fines and an enhanced monitoring programme for violating US sanctions against Cuba, Iran, Sudan, Libya, Myanmar and North Korea, according to notices issued by US agencies on Monday.

    • 20 Nov 2018
  • Citi aims to double-hat onshore till new JV partner found

    Citi is looking to strengthen its solo operations in China at the same time as seeking a new partner for a majority-owned securities joint venture, GlobalCapital Asia understands.

    • 13 Nov 2018
  • StanChart becomes first foreign custodian bank in China

    Standard Chartered announced on October 29 that it had been granted a domestic fund custody licence by the China Securities Regulatory Commission (CSRC).

    • 31 Oct 2018
  • S&P nears China approval as ratings race quickens

    S&P Global Ratings is expecting to get regulatory approval to set up in China as early as next month, a source familiar with the application process told GlobalRMB.

    • 31 Oct 2018
  • Rates, credits hurt HSBC’s global markets revenue

    HSBC recorded better profitability and higher revenues at the group level for the first nine months of 2018, with Asia continuing to play a key role. But the bank’s global markets business took a hit.

    • 29 Oct 2018
  • HSBC hires six, revamps infra team

    HSBC said on Thursday that it had strengthened its infrastructure and real estate team, hiring six bankers externally and making five internal appointments.

    • 04 Oct 2018

Bank strategy/results news archive

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 1,075.14 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.