Latest bank strategy/results news

  • HSBC seeks stability after Westerman is ousted

    HSBC is looking for a period of stability in which to rebuild staff morale and dealflow, following the abrupt departure of co-head of global banking Matthew Westerman after less than two years. David Rothnie and Toby Fildes report.

    • 23 Nov 2017
  • VTB pivots to China for business, post-sanctions

    VTB Capital is making headway in seeking to grow its capital markets and investment banking business in Asia, after growth plans in the US and Europe were stymied by sanctions.

    • 15 Nov 2017
  • China reforms: Banks are right to be cautious

    China’s extraordinary liberalisation of its financial markets last week, which cleared the way for foreign ownership of a range of financial institutions, has only found mild enthusiasm among foreign banks so far. They can be forgiven for not immediately breaking out the champagne.

    • 14 Nov 2017
  • Orcel promotes key lieutenant in UBS shake-up

    UBS's Investment Bank has shaken up the management of its corporate clients solutions (CCS) division in a series of moves that sees long-serving co-head William Vereker move to a executive vice chair role as the bank implements a regional management structure.

    • 09 Nov 2017
  • Chinese M&A back on the agenda after regulatory crackdown

    After a year-long barrage of regulatory intervention, Chinese corporates are re-emerging on the international deal making scene, and this time they are here to stay, writes David Rothnie.

    • 05 Oct 2017
  • EU firms to lose Asia business over MiFID

    No matter where in the world a European trading firm wants to find a counterparty, they will have to comply with the Markets in Financial Instruments Directive (MiFID) from January 2018. And in Asia, that might cost them business, according to panellists at an International Swaps and Derivatives Association (ISDA) conference this week.

    • 28 Sep 2017
  • Banks bolster sponsor coverage amid Asian private equity boom

    Banks are making efforts to boost their sponsor coverage in Asia, responding to the growing prominence of private equity funds in the region and a shift in business ownership to a younger generation that is more open to selling stakes. Shruti Chaturvedi reports.

    • 31 Aug 2017
  • ANZ posts profit rise for Q3

    ANZ’s cash profit rose 5.3% to A$1.79bn ($1.4bn) for the third quarter ending June 30, as the Australian lender continues to reshape its institutional banking business.

    • 15 Aug 2017
  • HSBC’s Q2 top, bottom lines in IB fall

    HSBC posted a decline in revenue and profit from its global banking and markets (GB&M) division in Asia during the quarter to June, even as the region turned in better numbers overall.

    • 31 Jul 2017
  • WM&C business drives Credit Suisse's Apac Q2 results

    Credit Suisse’s revenues from Asia Pacific slipped in the second quarter, dragged down by the markets business. But strong year-on-year growth from its wealth management & connected (WM&C) and private banking businesses offset most of the slide.

    • 28 Jul 2017

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Panda Bonds Top Arrangers

Rank Arranger Share % by Volume
1 Bank of China (BOC) 28.62
2 CITIC Securities 21.06
3 China CITIC Bank Corp 9.72
4 China Merchants Bank Co 9.18
5 Industrial and Commercial Bank of China (ICBC) 7.56

Bookrunners of Asia-Pac (ex-Japan) ECM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
  • Last updated
  • Today
1 CITIC Securities 16,398.71 87 6.19%
2 UBS 14,474.27 89 5.46%
3 Morgan Stanley 12,702.49 63 4.79%
4 Goldman Sachs 12,014.24 62 4.53%
5 China International Capital Corp Ltd 11,605.84 57 4.38%

Bookrunners of Asia Pacific (ex-Japan) G3 DCM

Rank Lead Manager Amount $m No of issues Share %
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1 HSBC 35,355.30 248 7.98%
2 Citi 34,469.67 197 7.78%
3 JPMorgan 26,213.80 145 5.92%
4 Bank of America Merrill Lynch 21,812.93 113 4.92%
5 Standard Chartered Bank 18,550.38 140 4.19%

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