Latest bank strategy/results news

  • 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
  • UBS signs up for majority-owned China JV

    UBS has submitted an application to the China Securities Regulatory Commission to bump up the stake in its China joint venture to 51%, becoming the first international bank to take advantage of China’s recent move to open up its financial sector.

    • 03 May 2018
  • CS Apac unit sees turnaround in markets

    Credit Suisse’s Asia Pacific unit reported first quarter results that were markedly better than last year as the bank’s struggling markets business turned around and cost cutting bore fruit.

    • 26 Apr 2018
  • SC Lowy spies gains from Credito di Romagna takeover

    Boutique investment bank SC Lowy signalled the potential it sees in the Italian banking sector through its acquisition of Credito di Romagna this week. Michel Löwy, CEO of the firm, also views it as a way to expand the firm’s European leveraged finance operations.

    • 19 Apr 2018
  • StanChart sticks to strategic bet on renminbi

    Standard Chartered announced solid profit growth for 2017, with the bank underlining that the rise of renminbi will continue to present business opportunities for the group, and that the currency could make up 5% of global payments by 2020.

    • 02 Mar 2018

Bank strategy/results news archive

Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 China Merchants Securities Co 19.83
2 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 14.01
3 CITIC Securities 11.86
4 Agricultural Bank of China (ABC) 10.78
5 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.70

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 Goldman Sachs 15,469.75 70 7.92%
2 Morgan Stanley 13,466.46 57 6.90%
3 Citi 13,244.21 81 6.78%
4 China International Capital Corp Ltd 10,197.61 35 5.22%
5 UBS 10,011.63 64 5.13%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 HSBC 19,956.43 167 7.49%
2 Citi 19,598.11 125 7.36%
3 JPMorgan 12,963.00 77 4.87%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 12,162.96 75 4.57%
5 Goldman Sachs 10,929.25 52 4.10%

Asian polls & awards

  • GlobalRMB's best bank for securities services: Standard Chartered

    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.

  • China DCM Best Bank Awards: 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.

  • SRI Award Winners 2018 revealed

    GlobalCapital announced the winners of its Sustainable and Responsible Capital Markets Awards 2018 in Amsterdam on Tuesday evening. This year’s two sovereign debut green finance issues, from Indonesia and Belgium, won Deals of the Year in their regions, and there were double laurels for Danone, in both the bond and loan markets.

  • The results are in! GlobalRMB announces award winners

    GlobalRMB is pleased to announce the winners of its inaugural awards, honouring those banks, companies and individuals that have made the biggest contribution to bridging the gap between China and the rest of the world.