Latest bank strategy/results news

  • 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
  • Natixis goes it alone: sorting the balance sheet into green and brown

    Natixis will soon embark on an experiment that may be the first of its kind — introducing a green weighting factor to its internal economic capital model, to tilt incentives for its bankers in favour of green loans and away from ‘brown’ ones.

    • 19 Jul 2018
  • Deutsche eyes dual bond licences in China

    In a sign of warming relations between China and Germany, Chinese authorities said they would let Deutsche Bank underwrite corporate bonds in the interbank market. The bank is hoping to grab two different types of underwriting licences, GlobalRMB has learned.

    • 10 Jul 2018
  • HSBC steadies aim after corporate finance turmoil

    HSBC has suffered some staffing fallout after the short-lived tenure of Matthew Westerman, but its corporate finance ambitions remain in place, writes David Rothnie

    • 27 Jun 2018
  • SC Lowy looks to develop DCM after Italian buy

    SC Lowy co-founder and CEO Michel Löwy talks to GlobalCapital about developing a DCM business, Italy and entrepreneurship.

    • 27 Jun 2018
  • CMBI makes inroads in Asia’s debt capital market

    CMB International Capital Corp is slowly but steadily gaining ground in Asia’s bond market with a new — and fast growing — debt capital markets team in place. But what will it take for CMBI to be a real competitor to both international and other Chinese firms? Morgan Davis finds out.

    • 21 Jun 2018
  • Bank of China hires Skeet amid ambitious plans

    Bank of China (BoC) plans to play to its strengths by deploying its balance sheet and providing liquidity to parched investors. With syndicate and trading operations in place, it has hired Tim Skeet as head of Western European origination.

    • 03 May 2018

Bank strategy/results news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 16.70
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.38
3 CITIC Securities 10.44
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 9.08
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 8.17

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 16,522.26 78 7.58%
2 Morgan Stanley 14,119.84 65 6.48%
3 Citi 14,051.62 90 6.44%
4 UBS 12,377.19 76 5.68%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 10,849.77 43 4.98%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 22,501.46 195 7.41%
2 Citi 22,176.06 147 7.30%
3 JPMorgan 14,738.77 90 4.85%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,958.17 82 4.27%
5 Goldman Sachs 11,835.27 58 3.90%

Asian polls & awards

  • 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.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Person of the year, most impressive innovation

    In the final article on our GlobalRMB awards, we talk about the key innovation of the year and highlight the individual that has made the greatest contribution to the development of China’s cross-border capital markets.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best bank for securities services

    Securities services was one of the most competitive award categories GlobalRMB had to decide this year. Our awards criteria demanded the near-impossible from participating banks: to beat the competition in the fast-changing China access scheme, while at the same time demonstrating a broad client base and the ability to be at the cutting edge of innovation.

  • GlobalRMB awards: Best for ABS, CNH, G3 and Panda bonds

    In GlobalRMB's Best Bank Awards for China DCM, Standard Chartered wins for ABS and CNH, HSBC takes home the G3 Bond House Award, and Bank of China gets kudos as the Best House for Panda bond issuers.

  • Now open! GlobalCapital Asia Capital Market Awards 2018

    GlobalCapital Asia is pleased to invite pitches for our annual capital markets and investment banking awards, rewarding the most impressive transactions and investment banks of 2018.